Chi Cubs 8, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(75-86)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 8 12 1
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 1
WP: C. Zambrano (11-6)
LP: J.A. Happ (6-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- M. Byrd grounded out to shortstop, J. Baker scored
- A. Soriano doubled to shallow left, S. Castro scored, A. Ramirez to third
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- M. Byrd singled to shallow left center, C. Zambrano and J. Baker scored, S. Castro to second
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to left, J. Baker, S. Castro and M. Byrd scored
Bot 7th: Houston
- C. Johnson grounded into fielder's choice, H. Pence scored, C. Lee out at third, B. Bogusevic to second
- B. Wallace doubled to center, B. Bogusevic and C. Johnson scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Baker 2b 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .272
    D. Barney ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .227
S. Castro ss 3 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .300
M. Byrd cf 5 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 2 .295
A. Ramirez 3b 3 1 1 4 1 1 0 0 3 .242
    B. Scales 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
X. Nady 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6 .252
A. Soriano lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 .256
M. Hoffpauir rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 .173
K. Hill c 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .217
C. Zambrano p 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .231
    J. Russell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Berg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Maine p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Snyder ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .217
    M. Mateo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 8 12 8 1 6 9 0 23  
 Batting
2B - S Castro (31, J Happ); A Soriano (40, J Happ); K Hill (13, J Happ).
HR - A Ramirez (25, 4th inning off J Happ 3 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Byrd 3 (66), A Ramirez 4 (83), A Soriano (79).
2-out RBI - A Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - X Nady 1, M Hoffpauir 2, C Zambrano 1, B Snyder 2.
GIDP - M Hoffpauir.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - B Scales (3, throw).
DP - 1 (S Castro-J Baker-X Nady).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Hernandez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .188
A. Sanchez ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .280
    F. Paulino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
    J. Bourgeois ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
H. Pence rf 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .284
C. Lee lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .244
B. Bogusevic cf 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .208
    J. Keppinger ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288
    M. Lindstrom p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Johnson 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .309
B. Wallace 1b 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 .221
J. Castro c 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
    J. Michaels ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
    H. Quintero c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
J.A. Happ p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Villar p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Fulchino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Downs ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .216
 Totals 29 3 3 3 0 3 6 0 8  
 Batting
2B - B Wallace (6, C Zambrano).
S - J Happ.
RBI - C Johnson (52), B Wallace 2 (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Hernandez 1.
GIDP - A Sanchez.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - C Johnson (18, throw).
DP - 2 (A Sanchez-B Wallace, B Wallace).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (W, 11-6) 6.1 3 3 2 3 5 0 1.45 3.33  
J. Russell 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.35 4.96  
J. Berg 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.62 5.18  
S. Maine 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.08  
M. Mateo 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.31 5.91  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J.A. Happ (L, 6-4) 3.0 8 8 7 5 3 1 1.37 3.40  
H. Villar 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.33 4.50  
J. Fulchino 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.58 5.51  
F. Paulino 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1.54 5.11  
M. Lindstrom 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1.65 4.39  
WP - C Zambrano, M Lindstrom.
HBP - C Lee (by J Berg); M Downs (by J Russell); S Castro (by J Fulchino).
Pitches-strikes - C Zambrano 93-59; J Russell 10-6; J Berg 14-9; S Maine 2-2; M Mateo 12-10; F Paulino 28-21; M Lindstrom 22-14; J Happ 89-52; H Villar 19-14; J Fulchino 17-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Zambrano 9-4; J Russell 1-1; J Berg 1-0; S Maine 0-1; M Mateo 2-1; F Paulino 2-1; M Lindstrom 2-2; J Happ 5-5; H Villar 3-1; J Fulchino 1-1.
Batters faced - C Zambrano 25; J Russell 3; J Berg 3; S Maine 1; M Mateo 3; F Paulino 7; M Lindstrom 6; J Happ 22; H Villar 6; J Fulchino 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Lance Barrett. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Tim Timmons. 3B--David Rackley.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 3, 2010 3:56 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez Aramis Ramirez
1-3, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Houston
B. Wallace Brett Wallace
1-4
2 RBI