Chi Cubs 6, Houston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(61-76)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 6 2
Chi Cubs 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 X 6 8 0
WP: C. Marmol (5-1) S: R. Dempster (25)
LP: C. Qualls (6-4)
(70-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep center, H. Pence scored
Top 2nd: Houston
- H. Pence doubled to deep left center, W. Williams scored
Bot 3rd: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee singled to third, R. Theriot scored
Top 5th: Houston
- T. Wigginton doubled to deep left, L. Berkman scored
- E. Bruntlett doubled to deep left, T. Wigginton scored
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Jones scored
- R. Theriot singled to center, J. Kendall scored, C. Monroe to second
Bot 7th: Chi Cubs
- M. Murton homered to deep center
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee homered to deep center, A. Soriano scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
H. Pence cf 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 .322
C. Biggio 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .253
    M. McLemore p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Scott rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .255
L. Berkman 1b 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 .278
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .301
T. Wigginton 3b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .280
C. Burke rf-2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .221
E. Bruntlett ss 3 0 1 1 1 2 2 .240
E. Munson c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .248
W. Williams p 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .091
    J. Anderson ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    M. Loretta ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 5 6 5 5 9 12  
 Batting
2B - H Pence (27, R Hill); T Wigginton (5, R Hill); E Bruntlett (5, R Hill).
HR - L Berkman (27, 1st inning off R Hill 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Berkman 2 (88), H Pence (53), T Wigginton (10), E Bruntlett (13).
2-out RBI - E Bruntlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Bruntlett 1, M Loretta 1, C Biggio 1, C Lee 1, E Munson 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - T Wigginton (2, 2nd base off R Hill/J Kendall), H Pence (9, 2nd base off R Hill/J Kendall), E Bruntlett (6, 2nd base off S Eyre/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
E - E Munson (2, throw); E Bruntlett (7, ground ball).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .295
R. Theriot ss 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 .280
D. Lee 1b 4 1 3 3 0 0 2 .312
A. Ramirez 3b 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .318
    M. Fontenot 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
C. Floyd rf 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 .284
    M. Murton ph-rf 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .274
    F. Pie cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
M. DeRosa 2b-3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .284
J. Jones cf-rf 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .268
J. Kendall c 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300
R. Hill p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .135
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Monroe ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .222
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Patterson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 6 8 6 5 7 17  
 Batting
2B - A Soriano (32, W Williams).
HR - M Murton (6, 7th inning off T Miller 0 on, 0 Out), D Lee (17, 8th inning off C Qualls 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - A Soriano.
RBI - D Lee 3 (72), A Soriano (44), R Theriot (40), M Murton (17).
2-out RBI - D Lee 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Floyd 2, M DeRosa 2, A Ramirez 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - R Theriot (24, 2nd base off W Williams/E Munson).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Williams 5.0 4 1 1 3 4 0 4.95
M. McLemore 0.0 0 2 1 2 0 0 3.51
D. Borkowski (H, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.11
T. Miller (H, 11) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.93
C. Qualls (L, 6-4; BS, 4) 1.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 3.14
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Hill 5.0 6 5 5 4 5 1 3.84
M. Wuertz 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.71
K. Wood 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.84
S. Eyre 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.98
C. Marmol (W, 5-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.46
R. Dempster (S, 25) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.33
HBP - D Lee (by W Williams); J Kendall (by W Williams); L Berkman (by R Hill).
Pitches-strikes - W Williams 96-61; M McLemore 14-4; D Borkowski 18-14; T Miller 15-11; C Qualls 15-13; R Hill 108-65; M Wuertz 14-8; K Wood 22-11; S Eyre 8-5; C Marmol 2-1; R Dempster 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - W Williams 6-5; M McLemore 0-0; D Borkowski 0-2; T Miller 0-2; C Qualls 0-2; R Hill 4-6; M Wuertz 1-0; K Wood 0-4; S Eyre 0-1; C Marmol 0-1; R Dempster 1-0.
Batters faced - W Williams 24; M McLemore 3; D Borkowski 4; T Miller 4; C Qualls 5; R Hill 26; M Wuertz 3; K Wood 5; S Eyre 1; C Marmol 1; R Dempster 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Ejections: CHICAGO CUBS' Ramirez by Randazzo (7th).
Time: 3:05.
Attendance: 41,415.
Weather: 80 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, out to center.

Updated on Monday, Sep 3, 2007 5:04 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
D. Lee D. Lee
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI