LA Dodgers 10, Chi Cubs 3
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(84-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Dodgers 0 5 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 10 12 0
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 8 4
WP: C. Billingsley (1-0)
LP: C. Zambrano (0-1)
(97-64)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: LA Dodgers
- B. DeWitt reached on fielder's choice, A. Ethier scored, J. Loney to second on second baseman M. DeRosa's fielding error
- R. Furcal reached on bunt single to second, J. Loney scored, B. DeWitt to third, C. Blake to second
- R. Martin doubled to center, C. Blake, R. Furcal and B. DeWitt scored
Top 5th: LA Dodgers
- M. Ramirez homered to deep center
Top 7th: LA Dodgers
- M. Kemp doubled to right, M. Ramirez scored, J. Loney to third
Bot 7th: Chi Cubs
- J. Edmonds doubled to deep center, M. DeRosa scored
Top 8th: LA Dodgers
- R. Furcal singled to right, C. Blake scored, R. Furcal to second advancing on throw
- M. Ramirez singled to right center, R. Furcal scored
Top 9th: LA Dodgers
- C. Blake singled to center, J. Pierre scored
Bot 9th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa doubled to deep right center, D. Lee and A. Ramirez scored
 LA Dodgers
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
R. Furcal ss 6 2 3 2 0 0 3 .333
R. Martin c 5 0 1 3 0 3 3 .222
M. Ramirez lf 4 2 2 2 1 2 1 .500
    T. Saito p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Broxton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Ethier rf 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 .167
J. Loney 1b 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .200
M. Kemp cf 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 .222
B. DeWitt 2b 4 1 0 1 0 0 2 .250
    C. Wade p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Pierre ph-lf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Blake 3b 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .375
C. Billingsley p 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000
    A. Berroa 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 41 10 12 10 3 9 19  
 Batting
2B - R Martin (1, C Zambrano); M Kemp (2, N Cotts).
HR - M Ramirez (2, 5th inning off C Zambrano 0 on, 0 Out).
S - A Berroa.
RBI - B Dewitt (1), R Furcal 2 (2), R Martin 3 (4), M Ramirez 2 (3), M Kemp (1), C Blake (2).
2-out RBI - R Furcal, R Martin 3, M Kemp, M Ramirez, C Blake.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ramirez 1, R Furcal 1, R Martin 1, B Dewitt 2.
GIDP - M Kemp.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Furcal-B Dewitt-J Loney).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .111
R. Theriot ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
D. Lee 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .429
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .250
M. DeRosa 2b 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .500
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .286
    F. Pie ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
G. Soto c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .143
K. Fukudome rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .000
C. Zambrano p 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Fontenot ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
 Totals 34 3 8 3 2 9 15  
 Batting
2B - M DeRosa 2 (2, C Billingsley, T Saito); J Edmonds (1, C Billingsley); D Lee (1, T Saito).
RBI - J Edmonds (1), M DeRosa 2 (4).
2-out RBI - J Edmonds.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ward 1, A Ramirez 1, K Fukudome 1.
GIDP - M DeRosa.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - M DeRosa (1, ground ball); D Lee (1, ground ball); A Ramirez (1, ground ball); R Theriot (1, throw).
DP - 1 (M DeRosa-R Theriot-D Lee).
 LA Dodgers
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Billingsley (W, 1-0) 6.2 5 1 1 1 7 0 1.35
C. Wade 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
T. Saito 0.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 INF
J. Broxton 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Zambrano (L, 0-1) 6.1 6 7 3 2 7 1 4.26
N. Cotts 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
C. Marmol 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 18.00
K. Wood 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
WP - C Billingsley.
HBP - C Blake (by C Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes - C Billingsley 96-62; C Wade 15-12; T Saito 13-8; J Broxton 21-10; C Zambrano 108-67; N Cotts 16-9; C Marmol 17-12; K Wood 20-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Billingsley 9-4; C Wade 4-0; T Saito 0-0; J Broxton 0-1; C Zambrano 7-6; N Cotts 1-1; C Marmol 1-0; K Wood 0-3.
Batters faced - C Billingsley 25; C Wade 4; T Saito 3; J Broxton 4; C Zambrano 30; N Cotts 4; C Marmol 6; K Wood 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Emmel. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Gerry Davis. LF--Jim Reynolds. RF--Dale Scott.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 42,136.
Weather: 56 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.

Updated on Friday, Oct 3, 2008 12:50 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Dodgers
M. Ramirez Manny Ramirez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
M. DeRosa Mark DeRosa
2-4
2 RBI