Chi Cubs 9, NY Mets 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(95-60)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 0 1 9 14 0
NY Mets 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 11 0
WP: J. Marquis (11-9) S: K. Wood (33)
LP: J. Niese (1-1)
(86-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- R. Johnson singled to center, M. DeRosa scored
Bot 2nd: NY Mets
- C. Delgado scored, L. Castillo to second on wild pitch
Bot 3rd: NY Mets
- D. Murphy doubled to left, J. Reyes scored
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- R. Johnson singled to center, G. Soto scored, M. DeRosa to second
- J. Marquis homered to deep right, R. Johnson, M. DeRosa and R. Theriot scored
- D. Lee homered to deep left center
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Marquis grounded into fielder's choice, F. Pie scored, R. Theriot out at second
Bot 7th: NY Mets
- D. Wright homered to deep left, J. Reyes scored
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- F. Pie singled to second, A. Ramirez scored, D. Ward to second
Bot 9th: NY Mets
- C. Beltran grounded out to first, D. Wright scored, C. Delgado to third
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 .286
R. Cedeno 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .276
D. Lee 1b 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 .293
A. Ramirez 3b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .287
G. Soto c 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .286
    K. Hill c 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167
M. DeRosa rf 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .285
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .223
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Johnson cf 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 .303
    F. Pie cf 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .247
R. Theriot ss 3 1 3 0 2 0 0 .301
J. Marquis p 3 1 1 5 0 0 3 .203
    K. Fukudome rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .259
 Totals 41 9 14 9 4 9 13  
 Batting
2B - M DeRosa (29, J Niese); G Soto (35, J Niese); A Ramirez 2 (44, L Ayala, N Figueroa).
HR - J Marquis (2, 4th inning off J Niese 3 on, 0 Out), D Lee (20, 4th inning off N Figueroa 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Johnson 2 (48), J Marquis 5 (10), D Lee (89), F Pie (10).
2-out RBI - R Johnson, D Lee, F Pie.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Marquis 1, G Soto 1, K Fukudome 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Theriot-R Cedeno-D Lee 2).
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 .299
D. Murphy lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 1 .336
D. Wright 3b 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 .299
C. Delgado 1b 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 .273
C. Beltran cf 5 0 2 1 0 2 5 .282
R. Church rf 3 0 2 0 2 0 2 .282
L. Castillo 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .249
B. Schneider c 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .258
    D. Easley ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .271
    R. Castro c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
J. Niese p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    N. Figueroa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
    N. Evans ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
    R. Parnell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Anderson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
    A. Heilman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Chavez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269
    L. Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Rincon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 5 11 4 6 7 23  
 Batting
2B - J Reyes (36, J Marquis); D Murphy (9, J Marquis).
HR - D Wright (33, 7th inning off J Marquis 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Murphy (17), D Wright 2 (120), C Beltran (109).
2-out RBI - D Wright 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Church 1, L Castillo 2, C Beltran 1, B Schneider 2, N Evans 1.
GIDP - B Schneider, L Castillo.
Team LOB - 11.
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Marquis (W, 11-9) 6.2 8 4 4 4 4 1 4.43
N. Cotts 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.13
J. Samardzija 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.08
C. Marmol 0.2 1 1 1 2 1 0 2.72
K. Wood (S, 33) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.36
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Niese (L, 1-1) 3.0 7 6 6 2 2 1 7.07
N. Figueroa 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 4.67
R. Parnell 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 4.50
D. Sanchez 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.37
A. Heilman 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.26
L. Ayala 0.2 3 1 1 1 1 0 5.53
R. Rincon 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
WP - J Marquis.
IBB - C Delgado (by J Marquis).
HBP - L Castillo (by N Cotts).
Pitches-strikes - J Marquis 109-61; N Cotts 12-7; J Samardzija 13-8; C Marmol 27-15; K Wood 3-3; J Niese 78-46; N Figueroa 14-11; R Parnell 41-30; D Sanchez 12-9; A Heilman 15-8; L Ayala 19-13; R Rincon 2-1.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Marquis 11-5; N Cotts 0-1; J Samardzija 0-2; C Marmol 1-0; K Wood 0-0; J Niese 6-1; N Figueroa 1-0; R Parnell 2-2; D Sanchez 0-1; A Heilman 1-2; L Ayala 1-0; R Rincon 0-1.
Batters faced - J Marquis 30; N Cotts 4; J Samardzija 3; C Marmol 5; K Wood 1; J Niese 18; N Figueroa 5; R Parnell 8; D Sanchez 3; A Heilman 4; L Ayala 6; R Rincon 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 3:21.
Attendance: 51,137.
Weather: 66 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, in from left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 22, 2008 11:47 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Marquis Jason Marquis
1-3, 1 HR
5 RBI
 NY Mets
D. Wright David Wright
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI