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Box > Chi Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 2
Mad Dog takes bite out of Bucs
Frank Brooks, in his first career start, lasted just one inning after giving up five runs on three hits as the Bucs fell for the 10th time in their last 11 road games.
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With Monday's victory, Greg Maddux has won at least 14 games for 17 straight seasons. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Greg Maddux won No. 303 as the Cubs pulled to within a 1/2-game of the idle Giants in the NL Wild Card race.
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Pittsburgh (66-78)
Lost 2
Chi Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 2  
Chi Cubs (77-64)
Won 1
September 13, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   2 8 3
Chi Cubs
5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 X   7 7 0
Standings through 9/13/04  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Cubs Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4120001.312
Wilson, J, SS4120000.308
Ward, 1B4012012.255
Wilson, C, RF4010001.268
Bay, LF3010101.297
Redman, CF4000004.276
Wigginton, 3B4000011.260
Castillo, 2B3000000.265
c-Hill, PH1000010.267
Brooks, P0000000.000
Figueroa, P1000010.000
a-Nunez, PH1010000.246
Corey, P0000000.000
b-House, PH1000000.167
Grabow, P0000000.000
Meadows, P0000000.000
d-Mackowiak, PH1000000.252
Totals352821410 

a-Doubled for Figueroa in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Corey in the 7th. c-Struck out for Castillo in the 9th. d-Grounded out for Meadows in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Bay (22, Maddux), Nunez (8, Maddux), Wilson, C (31, Maddux), Ward (16, Dempster).
TB: Kendall 2; Wilson, J 2; Ward 2; Wilson, C 2; Bay 2; Nunez 2.
RBI: Ward 2 (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wigginton, Ward, Kendall, Redman 2.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bay (3, 2nd base off Dempster/Bako).

FIELDING
E: Wilson, J 2 (15, fielding, throw), Wigginton (21, fielding).

 
Chi. CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, CF4000010.282
Perez, SS4111000.246
Ramirez, 3B3210100.313
Alou, LF3211102.289
Lee, 1B4123001.291
Sosa, RF4112013.255
Grudzielanek, 2B4010000.308
Bako, C3000110.207
Maddux, P3000000.150
Dempster, P0000000.000
a-Walker, PH1000012.274
Hawkins, P0000000.000
Totals33777348 

a-Struck out for Dempster in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Perez (3, 1st inning off Brooks, 0 on, 1 out), Sosa (30, 1st inning off Brooks, 1 on, 1 out), Alou (35, 8th inning off Meadows, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Perez 4; Ramirez; Alou 4; Lee 2; Sosa 4; Grudzielanek.
RBI: Perez (35), Lee 3 (89), Sosa 2 (68), Alou (92).
2-out RBI: Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sosa, Walker.
Team LOB: 5.

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Brooks (L, 0-1)1.03541124.22
Figueroa 3.01000105.03
Corey 2.01101103.95
Grabow 1.00000005.17
Meadows 1.02111113.59
 
Chi. CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maddux (W, 14-9)7.05001203.51
Dempster 1.03220004.50
Hawkins 1.00000202.65

Pitches-strikes: Brooks 41-26, Figueroa 29-19, Corey 34-20, Grabow 7-6, Meadows 20-12, Maddux 92-65, Dempster 23-16, Hawkins 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Brooks 1-1, Figueroa 5-3, Corey 2-3, Grabow 1-2, Meadows 1-1, Maddux 11-8, Dempster 3-0, Hawkins 1-0.
Batters faced: Brooks 8, Figueroa 10, Corey 9, Grabow 3, Meadows 6, Maddux 27, Dempster 6, Hawkins 3.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:23.
Att: 38,326.

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