Chi Cubs 9, Florida 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 1 9 12 0
Florida 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0
WP: R. Dempster (14-5)
LP: R. Pinto (2-5)
(64-61)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Florida
- J. Baker grounded out to second, C. Ross scored
Bot 6th: Florida
- L. Gonzalez doubled to deep center, H. Ramirez scored
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano doubled to deep left, R. Johnson and M. Fontenot scored, M. DeRosa to third
- A. Ramirez doubled to left, M. DeRosa and A. Soriano scored, D. Lee to third
- K. Fukudome hit sacrifice fly to center, D. Lee scored
- R. Johnson doubled to deep left, A. Ramirez, R. Cedeno and G. Soto scored
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa hit sacrifice fly to deep center, H. Blanco scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 6 1 1 2 0 2 3 .293
R. Theriot ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .316
D. Lee 1b 2 1 1 0 3 0 1 .290
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 .287
K. Fukudome rf 4 0 0 1 0 3 6 .268
G. Soto c 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 .286
M. Fontenot 2b 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .291
    R. Cedeno ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .277
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Blanco ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .292
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Johnson cf 5 1 4 3 0 0 2 .314
R. Dempster p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .163
    J. Edmonds ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
    M. DeRosa ph-2b 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 .278
 Totals 34 9 12 9 8 5 18  
 Batting
2B - R Johnson 2 (20, C Volstad, L Kensing); M Fontenot (17, C Volstad); A Soriano (20, R Pinto); A Ramirez (33, R Pinto); H Blanco (3, M Hendrickson).
S - R Dempster.
SF - M DeRosa , K Fukudome.
RBI - A Soriano 2 (61), A Ramirez 2 (83), K Fukudome (45), R Johnson 3 (45), M DeRosa (71).
2-out RBI - R Johnson 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M DeRosa 1, R Dempster 1, A Soriano 2, K Fukudome 3.
GIDP - D Lee.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
CS - R Theriot (13, 3rd base by C Volstad/J Baker).
 Florida
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
H. Ramirez ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .297
L. Gonzalez lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .263
J. Cantu 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .282
M. Jacobs 1b 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 .241
D. Uggla 2b 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 .260
J. Hermida rf 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .255
    R. Pinto p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Kensing p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Hendrickson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
    P. Lo Duca ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
C. Ross cf-rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .257
J. Baker c 3 0 0 1 1 2 1 .226
C. Volstad p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .077
    A. Amezaga cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
 Totals 33 2 6 2 3 13 14  
 Batting
2B - H Ramirez (28, R Dempster); L Gonzalez (19, R Dempster); J Cantu (30, N Cotts).
3B - C Ross (4, R Dempster).
RBI - J Baker (15), L Gonzalez (38).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Gonzalez 1, C Ross 2, D Uggla 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Cantu (5, 2nd base off R Dempster/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Cantu-D Uggla-M Jacobs).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Dempster (W, 14-5) 6.0 5 2 2 2 10 0 2.92
N. Cotts 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.88
J. Samardzija 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20
C. Marmol 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.81
 Florida
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Volstad 6.0 6 2 2 3 3 0 3.02
R. Pinto (L, 2-5; BS, 2) 0.2 2 5 5 3 0 0 4.29
L. Kensing 1.1 2 1 1 2 2 0 4.02
M. Hendrickson 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.70
IBB - J Hermida (by R Dempster), D Lee (by R Pinto), G Soto (by R Pinto).
HBP - R Theriot (by C Volstad).
Pitches-strikes - R Dempster 96-60; N Cotts 31-18; J Samardzija 4-3; C Marmol 17-8; C Volstad 106-65; R Pinto 34-13; L Kensing 31-20; M Hendrickson 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Dempster 3-5; N Cotts 0-3; J Samardzija 0-0; C Marmol 2-1; C Volstad 8-6; R Pinto 1-1; L Kensing 1-1; M Hendrickson 0-3.
Batters faced - R Dempster 25; N Cotts 6; J Samardzija 1; C Marmol 4; C Volstad 26; R Pinto 7; L Kensing 8; M Hendrickson 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 3:05. (Plus rain delay totaling 21 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 19,085.
Weather: 92 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 17, 2008 4:47 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
R. Johnson Reed Johnson
4-5
3 RBI
 Florida
J. Cantu Jorge Cantu
2-4