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Box > Chi Cubs 8, Cincinnati 7
Unbe-Lee-vable rally lifts Cubs
Felipe Lopez hit his first career grand slam as part of a five-run third inning, but the Reds could not hold a five-run lead and fell on a ninth-inning homer. Austin Kearns went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and scored twice.
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Derrek Lee watches his second homer of the game fly out of Wrigley Field. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Derrek Lee went 4-for-4 with two home runs and six RBIs to help the Cubs erase a five-run deficit, and Corey Patterson sealed the comeback with a walk-off solo shot in the ninth.
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Cincinnati (10-16)
Lost 6
Chi Cubs 8, Cincinnati 7   CHC
Chi Cubs (12-13)
Lost 3
April 27, 2005
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Cincinnati
0 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0   7 10 0
Chi Cubs
1 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 1   8 14 0
Standings through 4/27/05  |  Gameday  |  Reds Stats  |  Cubs Stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jimenez, 2B5010012.219
Griffey, CF5120010.247
Casey, 1B4110110.278
Randa, 3B4100103.278
Dunn, LF4110113.312
Kearns, RF4222111.228
Lopez, SS4114112.269
LaRue, C2010202.216
Harang, P3000033.083
Weathers, P0000000.000
a-Cruz, PH1011000.308
Valentine, P0000000.000
Mercker, P0000000.000
Belisle, P0000000.000
Totals3671077916 

a-Singled for Weathers in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Kearns 2 (2, Dempster, Novoa), Dunn (9, Dempster).
HR: Lopez (2, 3rd inning off Dempster, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Jimenez; Griffey 2; Casey; Dunn 2; Kearns 4; Lopez 4; LaRue; Cruz.
RBI: Kearns 2 (8), Lopez 4 (6), Cruz (2).
2-out RBI: Kearns; Lopez 4; Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harang; LaRue; Jimenez.
GIDP: Randa.
Team LOB: 9.

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, 2B4210100.275
Perez, SS5220001.393
Patterson, CF5232003.299
Lee, 1B4246000.430
Burnitz, RF3000101.272
Hollandsworth, LF4020000.233
Macias, 3B3020001.190
Blanco, C2000011.059
a-Barrett, PH-C2000002.219
Dempster, P2000020.100
Ohman, P0000000.000
b-Grieve, PH1000002.667
Novoa, P0000000.000
Rusch, P0000000.000
c-Ramirez, PH1000010.240
Hawkins, P0000000.000
Totals3681482411 

a-Popped out for Blanco in the 6th. b-Flied out for Ohman in the 6th. c-Struck out for Rusch in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Patterson (1, Harang).
3B: Perez (1, Harang).
HR: Lee 2 (7, 6th inning off Harang, 1 on, 0 out; 7th inning off Valentine, 2 on, 1 out), Patterson (5, 9th inning off Belisle, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hairston; Perez 4; Patterson 7; Lee 10; Hollandsworth 2; Macias 2.
RBI: Lee 6 (27), Patterson 2 (10).
2-out RBI: Lee; Patterson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Grieve 2.
S: Macias.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Macias (1, 2nd base by Harang/LaRue).

FIELDING
DP: (Macias-Hairston-Lee).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harang 5.09441314.30
Weathers (H, 1)1.01000005.25
Valentine (BS, 1)0.12331016.00
Mercker 0.21000003.86
Belisle (L, 1-3)1.11110116.35
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dempster 5.18665715.67
Ohman 0.20001000.00
Novoa 1.02111009.00
Rusch 1.00000002.02
Hawkins (W, 1-1)1.00000204.00

Harang pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

IBB: LaRue (by Dempster), Lopez (by Dempster).
Pitches-strikes: Harang 94-67, Weathers 13-8, Valentine 19-11, Mercker 22-14, Belisle 16-11, Dempster 97-54, Ohman 7-3, Novoa 25-14, Rusch 8-5, Hawkins 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Harang 2-8, Weathers 1-2, Valentine 0-1, Mercker 1-1, Belisle 2-1, Dempster 6-3, Ohman 2-0, Novoa 2-1, Rusch 1-2, Hawkins 0-1.
Batters faced: Harang 23, Weathers 4, Valentine 4, Mercker 3, Belisle 5, Dempster 29, Ohman 2, Novoa 6, Rusch 3, Hawkins 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Weathers 1-0, Ohman 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 48 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 38,014.

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