Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2
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(69-83)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 X 3 9 2
WP: B. Howry (6-7)
LP: G. Majewski (0-3)
(80-73)
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Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep left
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion homered to deep left
Top 4th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- M. Murton grounded into fielder's choice, R. Theriot scored, D. Lee out at second
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Hopper cf 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .336
J. Keppinger ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .338
K. Griffey Jr. rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .277
    B. Coats rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
B. Phillips 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .294
A. Dunn lf 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .267
E. Encarnacion 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .293
J. Votto 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .366
D. Ross c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .199
T. Shearn p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    A. Gonzalez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .272
    E. Guardado p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Majewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Stanton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 2 6 2 1 10 10  
 Batting
2B - N Hopper (13, T Lilly).
HR - E Encarnacion (15, 2nd inning off T Lilly 0 on, 1 Out), A Dunn (40, 4th inning off T Lilly 0 on, 1 Out).
S - J Keppinger.
RBI - E Encarnacion (73), A Dunn (106).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Griffey Jr 1, A Gonzalez 1, B Phillips 1.
GIDP - K Griffey Jr.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - N Hopper (13, 3rd base off T Lilly/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
E - K Griffey Jr (8, bobble).
Outfield assists - A Dunn (D Lee at 2nd base).
DP - 3 (B Phillips-J Keppinger-J Votto, J Keppinger-B Phillips-J Votto 2).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .292
R. Theriot ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .268
D. Lee 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .310
C. Floyd rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .284
    M. Murton ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .271
    F. Pie pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .313
M. DeRosa 2b 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 .297
J. Jones cf-rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .274
G. Soto c 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .387
T. Lilly p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .139
    C. Monroe ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .229
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 3 9 3 2 5 15  
 Batting
2B - J Jones (30, T Shearn).
HR - A Soriano (28, 1st inning off T Shearn 0 on, 0 Out), G Soto (2, 5th inning off T Shearn 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Soriano (59), G Soto (4), M Murton (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Lilly 2, A Ramirez 1.
GIDP - J Jones, R Theriot, A Ramirez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - F Pie (7, 2nd base off T Coffey/D Ross).
 
 Fielding
E - D Lee (7, ground ball); M DeRosa (10, ground ball).
Outfield assists - A Soriano (N Hopper at Home).
DP - 1 (M DeRosa-R Theriot-D Lee).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Shearn 6.0 6 2 2 2 3 2 3.94
E. Guardado 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 9.28
G. Majewski (L, 0-3) 0.1 2 1 0 0 1 0 7.97
M. Stanton 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.73
T. Coffey 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.36
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Lilly 7.0 5 2 2 1 8 2 3.78
B. Howry (W, 6-7) 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.38
Pitches-strikes - T Shearn 82-48; E Guardado 12-8; G Majewski 11-7; M Stanton 1-1; T Coffey 5-3; T Lilly 99-73; B Howry 28-20.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Shearn 9-6; E Guardado 0-2; G Majewski 0-0; M Stanton 1-0; T Coffey 1-0; T Lilly 7-6; B Howry 2-1.
Batters faced - T Shearn 23; E Guardado 4; G Majewski 3; M Stanton 1; T Coffey 1; T Lilly 27; B Howry 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 2:31.
Attendance: 40,805.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY CHICAGO'S ALFONSO SORIANO LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.
CINCINNATI RIGHT FIELDER KEN GRIFFEY JR LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT GROIN INJURY.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 19, 2007 10:58 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
E. Encarnacion E. Encarnacion
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano A. Soriano
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI