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Box > Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2
Cubs follow Lee-der to series win
Derrek Lee drove in three runs, including a pair on a tie-breaking single in the eighth. A career .228 hitter in April, Lee went 3-for-4 and is batting .364 with 14 RBIs so far.
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Derrek Lee (left) high-fives catcher Michael Barrett after the Cubs' win Sunday. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Mark Redman gave the Bucs another solid pitching performance, but the Pirates were held to three runs or less for the ninth time in 12 games, including each of their eight losses.
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 Lee's tiebreaking, two-run single
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CHC
Chi Cubs (6-6)
Won 2
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2   PIT
Pittsburgh (4-8)
Lost 2
April 17, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0   4 7 1
Pittsburgh
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 2
Standings through 4/17/05  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Pirates Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, CF5100022.269
Hairston, 2B3110000.278
Garciaparra, SS3111000.182
Ramirez, 3B2110200.256
Lee, 1B4033000.364
Burnitz, RF4000005.250
Hollandsworth, LF3000100.250
Blanco, C4000011.000
Maddux, P2010000.200
a-Dubois, PH1000000.333
Wuertz, P0000000.000
Remlinger, P0000000.000
Fox, P0000000.000
b-Macias, PH0000100.077
Hawkins, P0000000.000
Totals31474438 

a-Grounded out for Maddux in the 7th. b-Walked for Fox in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (5, Redman, M).
TB: Hairston; Garciaparra; Ramirez 2; Lee 3; Maddux.
RBI: Lee 3 (14), Garciaparra (4).
2-out RBI: Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burnitz.
S: Hairston.
SF: Garciaparra.
GIDP: Blanco; Burnitz.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Ramirez (3, fielding).
Outfield assists: Burnitz (Lawton at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Burnitz-Lee, Hairston-Garciaparra-Lee).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lawton, RF4120000.306
Wilson, J, SS4011001.196
Bay, LF3011110.280
Mackowiak, 2B-3B4000014.353
Wilson, C, 1B4010010.275
Redman, T, CF3000101.174
Wigginton, 3B3000001.150
Torres, P0000000.000
Grabow, P0000000.000
a-Ward, PH1000001.172
Ross, C3000011.308
Redman, M, P2110000.167
Sanchez, 2B1000000.263
Totals32262249 

a-Grounded into a double play for Grabow in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lawton (4, Maddux), Bay (3, Maddux).
TB: Lawton 3; Wilson, J; Bay 2; Wilson, C; Redman, M.
RBI: Wilson, J (2), Bay (3).
2-out RBI: Wilson, J; Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mackowiak 3.
GIDP: Ward.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Wigginton (1, fielding), Wilson, C (1, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Mackowiak-Wilson, J-Wilson, C, Sanchez-Wilson, J-Wilson, C).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maddux 6.05220305.62
Wuertz (W, 1-0)1.01000001.35
Remlinger (H, 2)0.20000006.35
Fox (H, 3)0.10001001.50
Hawkins (S, 2)1.00001103.00
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redman, M (L, 1-1)7.16432102.33
Torres 0.01001001.17
Grabow 1.20001204.50

Torres pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Maddux 77-54, Wuertz 23-15, Remlinger 15-9, Fox 8-3, Hawkins 11-6, Redman, M 105-63, Torres 7-3, Grabow 20-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maddux 9-6, Wuertz 0-3, Remlinger 2-0, Fox 0-1, Hawkins 2-0, Redman, M 11-9, Torres 0-0, Grabow 2-1.
Batters faced: Maddux 22, Wuertz 4, Remlinger 3, Fox 2, Hawkins 3, Redman, M 30, Torres 2, Grabow 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Fox 1-0, Torres 2-2, Grabow 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 4 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:32.
Att: 20,416.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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