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Boxscore > Chi Cubs 11, Cincinnati 10
Sosa dials 512 in emergency
A five-run sixth inning staked Cincinnati to a commanding five-run lead. But a furious Cubs rally wreaked havoc on the Reds' bullpen, culminating in Sammy Sosa's significant blast in the ninth to tie it and Moises Alou's subsequent homer off Danny Graves to seal a heartbreaking loss.
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Historical homer: Sammy Sosa connects on No. 512 as a Cub in the ninth. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Sammy Sosa equaled Ernie Banks' Cubs record with his 512th home run, and he certainly chose the right moment. Sosa tied the Reds in the ninth on the historic solo shot and Moises Alou followed with his second homer of the day to win it in heartstopping fashion.
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Sosa, Alou go back-to-back in ninth

Cincinnati (5-4)
Lost 2
Chi Cubs 11, Cincinnati 10  
Chi Cubs (6-4)
Won 3
April 16, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
2 0 2 0 0 5 0 1 0   10 15 0
Chicago
1 0 3 0 0 1 2 2 2   11 16 2
Standings through 4/16/04  |  Gameday  |  Reds Stats  |  Cubs Stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jimenez, 2B5232113.353
Castro, SS-3B6220012.208
Griffey, CF4112201.267
Casey, 1B5121113.400
Dunn, LF4220213.357
Graves, P0000000.000
Freel, 3B-RF6021006.286
Pena, RF-LF3122201.333
Miller, C4001116.000
Harang, P2000020.000
a-Larkin, PH2110013.174
Riedling, P0000000.000
Norton, P0000000.000
Reith, P0000000.000
b-Valentin, PH1000000.000
Jones, P0000000.000
Olmedo, SS0000000.000
Totals42101599828 

a-Singled for Harang in the 6th. b-Lined out for Reith in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Casey (4, Mitre), Freel (2, Wellemeyer).
HR: Jimenez (1, 6th inning off Wuertz, 1 on, 0 out), Griffey (3, 6th inning off Wuertz, 1 on, 0 out), Pena (1, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jimenez 6; Castro 2; Griffey 4; Casey 3; Dunn 2; Freel 3; Pena 5; Larkin.
RBI: Casey (9), Freel (2), Pena 2 (2), Jimenez 2 (6), Griffey 2 (7), Miller (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Miller 2, Casey, Jimenez 2, Freel 2.
GIDP: Miller.
Team LOB: 14.

FIELDING
PB: Miller (1).
Outfield assists: Griffey (Walker at home).
DP: 3 (Freel-Jimenez-Casey, Harang-Jimenez-Freel-Castro, Griffey-Castro-Miller).

 
Chi. CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Walker, 2B4220120.346
Patterson, CF5220022.278
Sosa, RF3111212.297
Alou, LF5343013.300
Ramirez, 3B4145000.349
Lee, 1B4000036.250
Barrett, C4020001.357
Gonzalez, SS3000012.182
Martinez, SS1100001.182
Mitre, P1000010.000
Wuertz, P0000000.000
Wellemeyer, P0000000.000
Mercker, P1000000.000
Farnsworth, P0000000.000
a-Hollandsworth, PH1112000.231
Borowski, P0000000.000
Totals3611161131117 

a-Homered for Farnsworth in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Patterson 2 (2, Harang, Norton), Alou (4, Riedling), Ramirez 2 (7, Riedling, Reith).
HR: Alou 2 (5, 3rd inning off Harang, 1 on, 2 out; 9th inning off Graves, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez (4, 3rd inning off Harang, 0 on, 2 out), Hollandsworth (3, 8th inning off Jones, 1 on, 1 out), Sosa (2, 9th inning off Graves, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Walker 2; Patterson 4; Sosa 4; Alou 11; Ramirez 9; Barrett 2; Hollandsworth 4.
RBI: Ramirez 5 (10), Alou 3 (11), Hollandsworth 2 (4), Sosa (6).
2-out RBI: Alou 2, Ramirez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, Lee 2.
S: Mitre.
GIDP: Lee.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Barrett (1, pickoff), Ramirez (1, throw).
PB: Barrett (2).
DP: (Gonzalez-Walker-Lee).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harang 5.07442624.09
Riedling 1.12110101.69
Norton 0.02220009.00
Reith (H, 2)0.21001200.00
Jones (H, 2)1.02220213.86
Graves (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.02220026.75
 
Chi. CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mitre 5.08444504.26
Wuertz 0.145510212.15
Wellemeyer 0.21002101.80
Mercker 1.01000101.50
Farnsworth 1.01110018.44
Borowski (W, 1-0)1.00002106.75

Norton pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Graves pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

IBB: Pena (by Wellemeyer).
Pitches-strikes: Harang 76-46, Riedling 15-10, Norton 11-6, Reith 20-10, Jones 17-11, Graves 11-7, Mitre 93-51, Wuertz 21-10, Wellemeyer 27-14, Mercker 12-8, Farnsworth 15-11, Borowski 23-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Harang 5-4, Riedling 2-1, Norton 0-0, Reith 0-0, Jones 1-0, Graves 0-0, Mitre 7-3, Wuertz 0-1, Wellemeyer 0-1, Mercker 0-2, Farnsworth 0-3, Borowski 0-2.
Batters faced: Harang 21, Riedling 6, Norton 2, Reith 4, Jones 5, Graves 2, Mitre 26, Wuertz 6, Wellemeyer 5, Mercker 4, Farnsworth 4, Borowski 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Reith 2-2, Wellemeyer 1-1.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Eric Cooper. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 76 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:19.
Att: 40,173.

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