Houston 4, Chi Cubs 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-40)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 0
Houston 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 X 4 6 0
WP: W. Rodriguez (5-3) S: J. Valverde (25)
LP: C. Zambrano (10-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Houston
- H. Pence grounded out to shortstop, C. Lee scored, M. Tejada to second
Bot 3rd: Houston
- C. Lee singled to left center, W. Rodriguez scored, L. Berkman to second
- M. Tejada singled to center, L. Berkman scored, C. Lee to second
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Zambrano homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Houston
- D. Erstad grounded out to second, D. Newhan scored, K. Matsui to second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Theriot ss 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .325
R. Johnson cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .269
    D. Ward ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .259
D. Lee 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .303
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .278
G. Soto c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .284
M. DeRosa lf-rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .280
K. Fukudome rf-cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .275
R. Cedeno 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .271
    M. Fontenot ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
C. Zambrano p 3 1 1 1 0 2 2 .351
    C. Gaudin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 1 9 1 0 10 14  
 Batting
2B - R Theriot (14, W Rodriguez).
HR - C Zambrano (2, 7th inning off W Rodriguez 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Zambrano (7).
2-out RBI - C Zambrano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Zambrano 1, G Soto 1.
GIDP - R Cedeno.
Team LOB - 7.
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .281
D. Erstad cf-lf 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .280
L. Berkman 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .343
C. Lee lf 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .301
    J. Valverde p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Tejada ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .282
H. Pence rf 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 .266
T. Wigginton 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .273
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .218
W. Rodriguez p 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .115
    C. Sampson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150
    D. Newhan ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .292
    D. Brocail p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Bourn cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
 Totals 28 4 6 4 6 5 13  
 Batting
3B - D Newhan (1, C Zambrano).
S - W Rodriguez.
RBI - H Pence (48), C Lee (78), M Tejada (45), D Erstad (16).
2-out RBI - C Lee, M Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Ausmus 1, D Erstad 1, M Tejada 1, H Pence 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - K Matsui (4, 2nd base by C Zambrano/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (T Wigginton-K Matsui-L Berkman).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (L, 10-4) 6.1 6 4 4 6 3 0 2.98
C. Gaudin 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.42
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez (W, 5-3) 6.2 9 1 1 0 7 1 3.31
C. Sampson (H, 6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.48
D. Brocail (H, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.77
J. Valverde (S, 25) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.72
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 108-64; C Gaudin 23-15; W Rodriguez 103-71; C Sampson 4-3; D Brocail 13-10; J Valverde 16-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 11-4; C Gaudin 1-2; W Rodriguez 6-7; C Sampson 0-0; D Brocail 2-1; J Valverde 0-1.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 30; C Gaudin 5; W Rodriguez 28; C Sampson 1; D Brocail 3; J Valverde 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 2:24.
Attendance: 43,129.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
CHICAGO SHORTSTOP RYAN THERIOT EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 20, 2008 4:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
R. Theriot Ryan Theriot
3-4
 Houston
M. Tejada Miguel Tejada
2-4
1 RBI