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Chicago goes home happy
Cubs 3, Giants 2
Matt Murton is greeted by Glendon Rusch after homering in the fifth. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
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The Cubs wrapped up an 8-2 road trip with a late-inning victory spurred by back-to-back doubles in the eighth by Jerry Hairston and Neifi Perez. Matt Murton hit a solo homer and Todd Walker tripled home a run to account for the rest of Chicago's scoring.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 11, 2005
CHC
Chi Cubs (71-72)
Won 2
Chi Cubs 3, San Francisco 2   SF
San Francisco (64-78)
Lost 2
September 11, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0   3 6 0
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 7 1
Standings through 9/11/05  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Giants Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, CF-LF4110000.264
Perez, SS4011000.282
Lee, 1B3000110.341
Burnitz, RF4000012.262
Garciaparra, 3B4120000.275
Walker, 2B4011011.299
Dempster, P0000000.071
Barrett, C3000111.279
Murton, LF2111100.342
Williamson, P0000000.000
b-Macias, PH-2B1000012.271
Rusch, P2000022.114
Wuertz, P0000000.000
a-Patterson, PH-CF2000022.218
Totals333633910 

a-Struck out for Wuertz in the 8th. b-Struck out for Williamson in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hairston (25, Hawkins), Perez (29, Hawkins).
3B: Walker (3, Tomko).
HR: Murton (3, 5th inning off Tomko, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hairston 2; Perez 2; Garciaparra 2; Walker 3; Murton 4.
RBI: Walker (35), Murton (7), Perez (50).
2-out RBI: Perez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rusch; Burnitz; Patterson.
Team LOB: 6.

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, CF4120002.290
Vizquel, SS4010011.275
Durham, 2B3000023.299
1-Ellison, PR0000000.276
Chavez, 2B0000000.200
Alou, LF3121000.316
Ramirez, RF1000001.000
Feliz, 3B4010022.260
Niekro, 1B4000013.259
Matheny, C4010002.245
Linden, RF-LF3000111.221
Tomko, P1000000.149
a-Ortmeier, PH1000010.200
Hawkins, P0000000.000
Eyre, P0000000.000
b-Snow, PH1000010.278
Totals332711915 

a-Struck out for Tomko in the 7th. b-Struck out for Eyre in the 9th.
1-Ran for Durham in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Winn (41, Rusch).
TB: Winn 3; Vizquel; Alou 2; Feliz; Matheny.
RBI: Alou (54).
2-out RBI: Alou.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Winn 2; Durham; Linden; Niekro.
S: Tomko.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Winn (18, 3rd base off Rusch/Barrett).

FIELDING
E: Vizquel (6, throw).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rusch 5.17221404.62
Wuertz (BS, 3)(W, 5-2)1.20000103.92
Williamson (H, 2)1.00000207.15
Dempster (S, 27)1.00000203.44
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tomko 7.03221514.62
Hawkins (L, 2-6)0.22111103.83
Eyre 1.11001302.66

WP: Wuertz, Williamson 2.
IBB: Murton (by Tomko), Lee (by Hawkins).
HBP: Durham (by Williamson).
Pitches-strikes: Rusch 99-65, Wuertz 21-12, Williamson 12-8, Dempster 15-10, Tomko 98-65, Hawkins 16-9, Eyre 23-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rusch 7-5, Wuertz 2-2, Williamson 0-1, Dempster 1-0, Tomko 4-12, Hawkins 0-1, Eyre 0-1.
Batters faced: Rusch 24, Wuertz 5, Williamson 4, Dempster 3, Tomko 25, Hawkins 5, Eyre 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Wuertz 2-1, Eyre 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 41,052.

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