Chi Cubs 11, Milwaukee 4
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(65-44)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 4 2 11 9 0
Milwaukee 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 10 1
WP: R. Harden (1-1)
LP: D. Bush (5-9)
(60-49)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- J. Edmonds homered to deep right
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Edmonds homered to deep left, M. DeRosa, A. Ramirez and K. Fukudome scored
Bot 7th: Milwaukee
- P. Fielder homered to deep right
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep left
- A. Ramirez doubled to deep left, R. Theriot scored
- K. Fukudome homered to deep right, A. Ramirez scored
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. Fontenot doubled to left, J. Edmonds and G. Soto scored
Bot 9th: Milwaukee
- M. Cameron singled to right, R. Braun scored, G. Kapler to second
- B. Hall doubled to deep right center, M. Cameron and J. Kendall scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .291
R. Theriot ss 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 .319
D. Lee 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
A. Ramirez 3b 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .274
    R. Cedeno 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
K. Fukudome rf 4 2 2 2 0 1 0 .282
M. DeRosa 2b 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 .271
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Marshall p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
J. Edmonds cf 3 3 2 5 1 0 0 .241
G. Soto c 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .278
R. Harden p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    D. Ward ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
    M. Fontenot 2b 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .287
 Totals 35 11 9 11 2 5 6  
 Batting
2B - K Fukudome (21, D Bush); A Ramirez (28, D Riske); G Soto (26, S McClung); M Fontenot (16, S McClung).
HR - J Edmonds 2 (13, 3rd inning off D Bush 0 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off D Bush 3 on, 2 Out), A Soriano (18, 8th inning off D Bush 0 on, 1 Out), K Fukudome (8, 8th inning off D Riske 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Edmonds 5 (42), A Soriano (47), A Ramirez (73), K Fukudome 2 (40), M Fontenot 2 (30).
2-out RBI - J Edmonds 4, A Ramirez, K Fukudome 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 1.
GIDP - R Theriot, R Harden.
Team LOB - 1.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - A Soriano (R Weeks at 1st base).
DP - 1 (A Soriano-D Lee).
 Milwaukee
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Weeks 2b 4 0 1 0 1 3 2 .223
C. Counsell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .231
J.J. Hardy ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .288
P. Fielder 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .278
R. Braun lf 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .302
G. Kapler rf 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .303
M. Cameron cf 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .227
J. Kendall c 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 .246
D. Bush p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .105
    D. Riske p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Durham ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
    E. Gagne p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. McClung p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
    B. Hall ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .230
 Totals 36 4 10 4 1 11 12  
 Batting
2B - G Kapler 2 (13, R Harden 2); R Braun (27, R Harden); B Hall (18, S Marshall).
HR - P Fielder (22, 7th inning off R Harden 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - P Fielder (61), M Cameron (42), B Hall 2 (44).
2-out RBI - B Hall 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cameron 1, J Kendall 1, G Kapler 1, R Weeks 1, J Hardy 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - C Counsell (3, throw).
DP - 2 (J Hardy-R Weeks-P Fielder, C Counsell-J Hardy-R Weeks).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden (W, 1-1) 7.0 6 1 1 0 9 1 1.11
B. Howry 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.19
S. Eyre 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 0 7.15
S. Marshall 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.13
 Milwaukee
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Bush (L, 5-9) 7.1 5 7 6 1 3 3 4.69
D. Riske 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 4.46
E. Gagne 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 6.59
S. McClung 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.41
HBP - A Soriano (by D Bush); M DeRosa (by D Bush).
Pitches-strikes - R Harden 105-71; B Howry 23-13; S Eyre 25-16; S Marshall 10-7; D Bush 106-66; D Riske 23-14; E Gagne 4-0; S McClung 20-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Harden 2-9; B Howry 1-1; S Eyre 0-1; S Marshall 1-0; D Bush 9-10; D Riske 0-1; E Gagne 0-0; S McClung 2-0.
Batters faced - R Harden 26; B Howry 4; S Eyre 4; S Marshall 3; D Bush 29; D Riske 4; E Gagne 1; S McClung 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Dana Demuth. 3B--Lance Barksdale.
Ejections: MILWAUKEE's Gagne by Eddings (9th), MILWAUKEE's Fielder by Eddings (9th).
Time: 2:59.
Attendance: 45,346.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
MILWAUKEE PITCHER ERIC GAGNE WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE DOUG EDDINGS IN THE NINTH FOR THROWING AT CHICAGO'S JIM EDMONDS.
MILWAUKEE FIRST BASEMAN PRINCE FIELDER WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE DOUG EDDINGS IN THE NINTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Thursday, Jul 31, 2008 5:18 pm ET

 
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