Houston 2, Chi Cubs 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-39)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 8 0
WP: G. Geary (2-1)
LP: B. Howry (3-3)
(45-51)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Edmonds homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left
Bot 9th: Houston
- H. Pence doubled to left center, M. Tejada scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Theriot ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .320
K. Fukudome rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .276
D. Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .303
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
G. Soto c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .288
J. Edmonds cf 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .233
M. DeRosa lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .281
M. Fontenot 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .267
T. Lilly p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .189
    D. Ward ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 1 4 1 1 4 6  
 Batting
2B - R Theriot (13, B Moehler); M Fontenot (13, B Moehler).
HR - J Edmonds (11, 5th inning off B Moehler 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Edmonds (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Fukudome 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .282
D. Erstad cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .288
L. Berkman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .343
C. Lee lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .301
M. Tejada ss 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .280
H. Pence rf 4 0 3 1 0 1 1 .269
T. Wigginton 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .278
J.R. Towles c 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .145
    M. Loretta ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259
    B. Ausmus c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
B. Moehler p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    G. Blum ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .212
    G. Geary p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 2 8 2 2 6 10  
 Batting
2B - M Tejada (22, B Howry); H Pence (20, B Howry).
3B - K Matsui (1, T Lilly).
HR - C Lee (22, 7th inning off T Lilly 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Lee (77), H Pence (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Erstad 1, K Matsui 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - H Pence (8, 2nd base by T Lilly).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Lilly 7.0 6 1 1 2 6 1 4.49
N. Cotts 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
B. Howry (L, 3-3) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.66
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Moehler 7.0 4 1 1 1 3 1 4.03
G. Geary (W, 2-1) 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.23
WP - B Moehler.
Pitches-strikes - T Lilly 104-65; N Cotts 8-5; B Howry 10-7; B Moehler 87-59; G Geary 22-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Lilly 5-9; N Cotts 1-1; B Howry 1-0; B Moehler 2-16; G Geary 3-2.
Batters faced - T Lilly 28; N Cotts 2; B Howry 3; B Moehler 26; G Geary 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 2:27.
Attendance: 42,368.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
CHICAGO'S RYAN THERIOT EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 19, 2008 5:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Edmonds Jim Edmonds
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
H. Pence Hunter Pence
3-4
1 RBI