Chi Cubs 3, St. Louis 2
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(88-58)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 7 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 10 1
WP: R. Harden (5-1) S: K. Wood (30)
LP: T. Wellemeyer (12-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot walked, G. Soto scored, R. Johnson to third, A. Soriano to second
- D. Lee grounded out to third, R. Johnson scored, A. Soriano to third, R. Theriot to second
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- M. Fontenot doubled to deep right, M. DeRosa scored
Bot 6th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols doubled to deep left, A. Miles scored
- F. Lopez singled to left center, A. Pujols scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 3 0 1 0 2 2 0 .287
R. Theriot ss 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 .309
D. Lee 1b 5 0 0 1 0 2 4 .292
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .280
M. DeRosa rf-2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .285
M. Fontenot 2b 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 .298
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Pie cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
G. Soto c 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .288
R. Johnson cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .305
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Harden p 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .053
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Fukudome rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
 Totals 34 3 7 3 5 7 19  
 Batting
2B - A Soriano (25, T Wellemeyer); M DeRosa (27, K McClellan); M Fontenot (20, K McClellan).
RBI - R Theriot (37), D Lee (82), M Fontenot (37).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 1, A Ramirez 2, R Harden 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Schumaker cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .305
A. Miles lf 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .315
A. Pujols 1b 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .360
R. Ludwick rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .296
F. Lopez 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .262
A. Kennedy 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .267
J. LaRue c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .236
    J. Phelps ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .278
    M. Johnson c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
T. Wellemeyer p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .154
    N. Stavinoha ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .216
    K. McClellan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Looper ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Ryan ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .246
C. Izturis ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .249
 Totals 36 2 10 2 2 5 16  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (40, R Harden); B Ryan (9, K Wood).
S - B Looper.
RBI - A Pujols (100), F Lopez (34).
2-out RBI - F Lopez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Izturis 1, J Phelps 2, A Pujols 1, S Schumaker 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - A Pujols (5, ground ball).
Outfield assists - R Ludwick (A Soriano at Home).
DP - 1 (R Ludwick-J LaRue).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden (W, 5-1) 6.0 5 2 2 1 3 0 1.65
J. Samardzija (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.96
C. Marmol (H, 27) 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.66
K. Wood (S, 30) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.45
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wellemeyer (L, 12-7) 5.0 3 2 0 4 2 0 3.63
K. McClellan 2.0 2 1 1 0 4 0 3.73
R. Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.36
R. Franklin 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.69
WP - T Wellemeyer.
IBB - A Kennedy (by C Marmol).
Pitches-strikes - R Harden 86-55; J Samardzija 7-5; C Marmol 27-16; K Wood 14-10; T Wellemeyer 91-57; K McClellan 30-18; R Springer 21-14; R Franklin 25-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Harden 3-12; J Samardzija 1-2; C Marmol 0-2; K Wood 1-1; T Wellemeyer 4-9; K McClellan 1-1; R Springer 0-2; R Franklin 2-1.
Batters faced - R Harden 24; J Samardzija 4; C Marmol 6; K Wood 5; T Wellemeyer 22; K McClellan 8; R Springer 4; R Franklin 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Andy Fletcher. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 44,155.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, out to left.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 11, 2008 11:32 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
R. Theriot Ryan Theriot
2-4
1 RBI
 St. Louis
A. Pujols Albert Pujols
1-5
1 RBI