Chi Cubs 9, NY Mets 6, 10 innings
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(96-61)
  Final 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 3 9 15 0
NY Mets 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 8 1
WP: B. Howry (7-4) S: K. Wood (34)
LP: L. Ayala (2-10)
(87-71)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: NY Mets
- D. Wright walked, O. Perez scored, J. Reyes to third, D. Murphy to second
- C. Delgado homered to deep left center, D. Wright, J. Reyes and D. Murphy scored
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa doubled to left, D. Lee and R. Theriot scored, A. Ramirez to third
- R. Johnson singled to left, A. Ramirez scored, K. Fukudome scored on left fielder D. Murphy's fielding error
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano doubled to left, R. Cedeno scored, M. Hoffpauir to third
Bot 8th: NY Mets
- R. Martinez walked, C. Delgado scored, C. Beltran to third, E. Chavez to second
Top 10th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee doubled to right, R. Theriot scored
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, D. Lee scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 5 0 2 1 1 1 0 .285
    F. Pie cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
R. Theriot ss 6 2 3 0 0 0 3 .304
D. Lee 1b 3 2 1 1 3 0 1 .293
A. Ramirez 3b 3 2 2 2 3 1 1 .289
M. DeRosa rf 3 1 2 3 0 0 3 .285
    K. Fukudome pr-rf 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 .260
R. Johnson cf-lf 5 0 2 1 0 3 0 .308
R. Cedeno 2b 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 .269
H. Blanco c 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .289
    M. Hoffpauir ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
    K. Hart p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Edmonds ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Zambrano p 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .341
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .219
    K. Hill c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
 Totals 43 9 15 8 7 8 18  
 Batting
2B - M DeRosa (30, O Perez); A Soriano (27, B Stokes); D Lee (41, L Ayala).
HR - M Derosa (21, 2nd inning off O Perez 0 on, 0 Out), A Ramirez (27, 10th inning off L Ayala 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M DeRosa 3 (87), R Johnson (50), A Soriano (75), D Lee (90), A Ramirez 2 (111).
2-out RBI - A Soriano, D Lee, A Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Zambrano 1, M DeRosa 2, R Theriot 2, K Fukudome 1.
GIDP - R Theriot, K Fukudome.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - R Theriot (22, 2nd base off L Ayala/R Castro).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Lee).
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 5 1 1 0 1 1 4 .300
D. Murphy lf 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .339
D. Wright 3b 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 .300
C. Delgado 1b 4 2 2 4 1 0 2 .274
C. Beltran cf 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 .280
R. Church rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .277
B. Schneider c 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
    N. Evans ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .262
    R. Castro c 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 .245
A. Reyes 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .218
    B. Stokes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
    R. Parnell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Chavez ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269
    L. Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Castillo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
O. Perez p 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .109
    D. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Anderson ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .215
    J. Smith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Rincon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Martinez 2b 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .333
 Totals 37 6 8 6 9 9 23  
 Batting
2B - R Martinez (1, K Hart); C Delgado (32, J Samardzija).
3B - D Murphy (3, B Howry).
HR - C Delgado (38, 3rd inning off C Zambrano 3 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Wright (123), C Delgado 4 (114), R Martinez (1).
2-out RBI - D Wright, C Delgado 4, R Martinez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Delgado 1, R Castro 2, D Wright 1, J Reyes 2, A Reyes 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - C Beltran 3 (24, 2nd base off N Cotts/H Blanco, 2nd base off J Samardzija/K Hill, 3rd base off N Cotts/H Blanco).
 
 Fielding
E - D Murphy (1, bobble).
DP - 2 (J Reyes-C Delgado, R Martinez-J Reyes-C Delgado).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano 4.2 3 5 5 4 2 1 3.91
N. Cotts 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.97
K. Hart (H, 1) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.84
J. Samardzija (BS, 3) 1.0 2 1 1 2 1 0 2.33
B. Howry (W, 7-4) 1.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 5.19
K. Wood (S, 34) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.31
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez 4.1 6 5 5 5 6 1 4.25
D. Sanchez 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.32
J. Smith 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.67
R. Rincon 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
B. Stokes 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.48
R. Parnell 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
L. Ayala (L, 2-10) 2.0 3 3 3 0 2 1 5.69
IBB - E Chavez (by J Samardzija), C Delgado (by B Howry), C Beltran (by B Howry).
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 87-50; N Cotts 27-18; K Hart 17-10; J Samardzija 27-15; B Howry 26-12; K Wood 17-12; O Perez 105-58; D Sanchez 17-10; J Smith 18-11; R Rincon 4-3; B Stokes 13-10; R Parnell 12-5; L Ayala 37-25.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 5-7; N Cotts 0-1; K Hart 0-2; J Samardzija 2-0; B Howry 1-0; K Wood 1-1; O Perez 3-4; D Sanchez 1-1; J Smith 1-1; R Rincon 0-1; B Stokes 2-1; R Parnell 3-0; L Ayala 3-1.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 21; N Cotts 5; K Hart 4; J Samardzija 7; B Howry 6; K Wood 3; O Perez 23; D Sanchez 4; J Smith 4; R Rincon 1; B Stokes 6; R Parnell 3; L Ayala 9.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Wolf. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Randy Marsh. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Time: 4:04.
Attendance: 54,416.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from left.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 24, 2008 11:17 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
M. DeRosa Mark DeRosa
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 NY Mets
C. Delgado Carlos Delgado
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI