Chi Cubs 6, Houston 1
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(90-58)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 6 7 1
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
WP: T. Lilly (15-9)
LP: B. Moehler (11-7)
(80-69)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to deep center, A. Soriano scored
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Edmonds homered to deep left
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee homered to deep left, M. Fontenot scored
- G. Soto homered to deep left, A. Ramirez scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- D. Newhan hit sacrifice fly to right, D. Erstad scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .289
M. Fontenot 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .294
D. Lee 1b 4 1 2 2 0 2 0 .294
A. Ramirez 3b 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .280
M. Hoffpauir rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .319
    R. Johnson ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .300
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Soto c 4 1 1 2 0 1 0 .288
J. Edmonds cf 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .233
R. Cedeno ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280
T. Lilly p 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .172
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. DeRosa rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
 Totals 33 6 7 6 2 8 7  
 Batting
HR - J Edmonds (18, 5th inning off B Moehler 0 on, 1 Out), D Lee (19, 6th inning off B Moehler 1 on, 0 Out), G Soto (22, 6th inning off C Sampson 1 on, 1 Out).
SF - A Ramirez.
RBI - A Ramirez (105), J Edmonds (51), D Lee 2 (86), G Soto 2 (83).
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - A Ramirez (18, ground ball).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Abercrombie cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .300
    G. Blum ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Loretta 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .275
M. Tejada ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .284
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .324
H. Pence rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .270
J. Castillo 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .245
D. Erstad lf-cf 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .280
H. Quintero c 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .223
    B. Ausmus ph-c 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .219
B. Moehler p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .023
    T. Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    C. Sampson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136
    M. Saccomanno ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
    D. Brocail p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Newhan ph-lf 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .250
 Totals 27 1 1 1 3 10 10  
 Batting
SF - D Newhan.
RBI - D Newhan (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Blum 1, H Pence 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
CS - L Berkman (4, 2nd base by T Lilly).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Lilly (W, 15-9) 7.0 1 0 0 1 9 0 4.13
J. Samardzija 0.1 0 1 1 2 0 0 2.31
C. Marmol 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.63
B. Howry 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.45
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Moehler (L, 11-7) 5.0 6 5 5 1 4 2 4.33
T. Byrdak 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.18
C. Sampson 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 1 4.25
D. Brocail 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.15
L. Hawkins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
W. Wright 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.94
WP - C Marmol.
Pitches-strikes - T Lilly 85-58; J Samardzija 15-7; C Marmol 14-9; B Howry 15-10; B Moehler 88-55; T Byrdak 1-1; C Sampson 15-8; D Brocail 9-7; L Hawkins 10-7; W Wright 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Lilly 4-7; J Samardzija 1-0; C Marmol 0-1; B Howry 1-2; B Moehler 5-6; T Byrdak 0-1; C Sampson 0-2; D Brocail 0-1; L Hawkins 2-0; W Wright 0-2.
Batters faced - T Lilly 23; J Samardzija 3; C Marmol 2; B Howry 3; B Moehler 22; T Byrdak 1; C Sampson 4; D Brocail 3; L Hawkins 3; W Wright 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Joyce. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Mike Estabrook. 3B--Tim Tschida.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 15,158.
Weather: 59 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
CHICAGO PITCHER TED LILLY HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH SIX INNINGS.
HOUSTON SECOND BASEMAN MARK LORETTA SINGLED WITH NO OUTS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING TO BREAK UP THE NO-HIT BID BY CHICAGO'S TED LILLY.

Updated on Monday, Sep 15, 2008 5:07 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
D. Lee Derrek Lee
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
M. Loretta Mark Loretta
1-4