Chi Cubs 5, Houston 0
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(89-58)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
WP: C. Zambrano (14-5)
LP: R. Wolf (10-12)
(80-68)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep left center
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee doubled to deep right, C. Zambrano and R. Cedeno scored
- A. Ramirez singled to deep left, D. Lee scored, A. Ramirez to second on M. Tejada's throwing error
- G. Soto doubled to deep right, A. Ramirez scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .290
R. Theriot ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .307
D. Lee 1b 4 1 1 2 0 2 0 .292
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .279
G. Soto c 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .288
M. DeRosa rf-2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
R. Johnson cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .302
    F. Pie cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
R. Cedeno 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .286
    K. Fukudome ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
C. Zambrano p 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 .354
 Totals 34 5 7 5 1 6 7  
 Batting
2B - D Lee (37, R Wolf); G Soto (34, R Wolf).
HR - A Soriano (28, 1st inning off R Wolf 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Soriano (71), D Lee 2 (84), A Ramirez (104), G Soto (81).
2-out RBI - D Lee 2, A Ramirez, G Soto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Johnson 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Cedeno-R Theriot-D Lee).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Erstad lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .282
M. Bourn cf 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .221
M. Tejada ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .326
G. Blum 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .233
H. Pence rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
D. Newhan 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .250
H. Quintero c 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .224
R. Wolf p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130
    F. Nieve p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Saccomanno ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333
    J. Cassel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
    J. Castillo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
 Totals 26 0 0 0 1 10 2  
 Batting
GIDP - M Tejada.
Team LOB - 1.
 Fielding
E - M Tejada (10, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (W, 14-5) 9.0 0 0 0 1 10 0 3.41
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Wolf (L, 10-12) 2.2 6 5 4 1 2 1 4.58
F. Nieve 2.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 7.36
D. Borkowski 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.20
J. Cassel 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.88
HBP - H Pence (by C Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 110-73; R Wolf 60-39; F Nieve 36-24; D Borkowski 12-8; J Cassel 33-22.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 13-4; R Wolf 1-5; F Nieve 0-4; D Borkowski 0-3; J Cassel 4-4.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 28; R Wolf 15; F Nieve 7; D Borkowski 3; J Cassel 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Mike Estabrook.
Time: 2:17.
Attendance: 23,441.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY CHICAGO LEFT FIELDER ALFONSO SORIANO LED OFF THE GAME.
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH SIX INNINGS.
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH SEVEN INNINGS.
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH EIGHT INNINGS.
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH EIGHT AND 1/3 INNINGS.
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH EIGHT AND 2/3 INNINGS.
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO HAS THROWN A NO-HITTER.

Updated on Monday, Sep 15, 2008 3:12 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano Alfonso Soriano
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
D. Erstad Darin Erstad
0-4