Chi Cubs 3, Philadelphia 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(73-62)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philadelphia 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 X 3 4 1
WP: J. Samardzija (1-0) S: C. Marmol (7)
LP: C. Condrey (3-4)
(85-50)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Philadelphia
- P. Burrell singled to left, C. Utley scored, R. Howard to second
Top 5th: Philadelphia
- R. Howard singled to right, C. Utley to second, C. Utley scored on right fielder K. Fukudome's fielding error
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- D. Ward grounded into fielder's choice, M. DeRosa scored, H. Blanco out at second
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- K. Fukudome walked, R. Theriot scored, D. Lee to third, M. DeRosa to second
Bot 7th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep center
 Philadelphia
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .266
S. Victorino cf 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .284
C. Utley 2b 4 2 1 0 0 2 1 .290
R. Howard 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .229
P. Burrell lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .260
    S. Taguchi pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
J. Werth rf 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 .273
G. Dobbs 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .297
C. Ruiz c 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .221
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Condrey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    P. Feliz ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .255
    R. Seanez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Blanton p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111
    C. Coste c 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .285
 Totals 31 2 6 1 6 9 19  
 Batting
S - J Blanton.
RBI - P Burrell (76).
2-out RBI - P Burrell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Coste 1, J Werth 1, S Victorino 1, R Howard 1.
GIDP - C Ruiz.
Team LOB - 10.
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .294
R. Theriot ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .311
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Lee 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .292
A. Ramirez 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .284
J. Edmonds cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .236
M. DeRosa 2b 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 .290
K. Fukudome rf 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 .265
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Cedeno ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .271
H. Blanco c 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .277
R. Harden p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .062
    D. Ward ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .212
    C. Gaudin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Johnson rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311
 Totals 27 3 4 3 7 6 15  
 Batting
HR - A Soriano (23, 7th inning off C Condrey 0 on, 1 Out).
S - M DeRosa.
RBI - D Ward (14), K Fukudome (54), A Soriano (63).
2-out RBI - K Fukudome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blanco 4, A Ramirez 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - A Soriano (17, 2nd base off J Blanton/C Ruiz), M DeRosa (6, 2nd base off J Blanton/C Ruiz).
 
 Fielding
E - K Fukudome (5, throw).
DP - 1 (R Theriot-M DeRosa-D Lee).
 Philadelphia
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton 5.2 2 2 2 5 4 0 3.92
S. Eyre (BS, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.19
C. Condrey (L, 3-4) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.58
R. Seanez 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.72
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden 5.0 3 2 1 4 5 0 1.50
C. Gaudin 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.63
J. Samardzija (W, 1-0) 1.1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.96
C. Marmol (S, 7) 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.65
HBP - C Utley (by R Harden).
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 114-64; S Eyre 8-4; C Condrey 9-7; R Seanez 20-11; R Harden 100-60; C Gaudin 16-11; J Samardzija 27-16; C Marmol 21-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 6-7; S Eyre 0-0; C Condrey 2-1; R Seanez 2-0; R Harden 4-6; C Gaudin 2-0; J Samardzija 3-1; C Marmol 1-1.
Batters faced - J Blanton 24; S Eyre 2; C Condrey 4; R Seanez 5; R Harden 23; C Gaudin 3; J Samardzija 8; C Marmol 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Chuck Meriwether.
Ejections: PHILADELPHIA's Smith by Welke (7th).
Time: 3:02.
Attendance: 40,844.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, in from right.

Updated on Friday, Aug 29, 2008 5:38 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Philadelphia
P. Burrell Pat Burrell
2-4
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano Alfonso Soriano
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI