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Cubs start late, lose late
Dodgers 2, Cubs 1
Carlos Zambrano is still looking for win No. 1 after four starts this season. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty)
Carlos Zambrano tossed six strong innings, allowing one run on four hits, but he fell short once more of his first win of the season. Neifi Perez's RBI forceout in the seventh drew the Cubs even, but Will Ohman surrendered the game-winning single in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 18, 2006
CHC
Chi Cubs (8-5)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 2, Chi Cubs 1   LAD
LA Dodgers (7-8)
Won 1
April 18, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 5 0
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2 6 1
Standings thru 4/18/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4000011.241
Walker, 2B4000021.405
Lee, 1B3010120.317
Ramirez, 3B4010013.195
Barrett, C4000003.286
Jones, RF3020001.160
1-Bynum, PR-RF1100010.091
Murton, LF4010011.292
Perez, SS3001002.211
Zambrano, P2000010.125
a-Mabry, PH1000011.500
Eyre, P0000000.000
Howry, P0000000.000
Ohman, P0000000.000
Totals3315111013 

a-Struck out for Zambrano in the 7th.
1-Ran for Jones in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Jones (1, Lowe).
TB: Lee; Ramirez; Jones 3; Murton.
RBI: Perez (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez; Perez; Jones; Barrett.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (5, 2nd base off Lowe/Navarro), Ramirez (1, 2nd base off Lowe/Navarro), Lee (4, 2nd base off Lowe/Navarro).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5110010.228
Lofton, CF4110101.133
Drew, RF4022101.327
Kent, 2B4010012.250
Ledee, LF2000100.176
1-Repko, PR-LF0000000.326
Mueller, 3B0000400.354
Loney, 1B2010002.200
a-Saenz, PH-1B1000002.357
Navarro, C4000027.200
Lowe, P3000012.000
Saito, P0000000.000
b-Cruz, PH1000000.294
Totals302627517 

a-Popped out for Loney in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Saito in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ledee in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Lofton (1, Zambrano), Drew (3, Zambrano).
TB: Furcal; Lofton 2; Drew 3; Kent; Loney.
RBI: Drew 2 (10).
2-out RBI: Drew 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew; Navarro 2; Kent; Lowe.
S: Repko.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lofton (1, 2nd base off Ohman/Barrett).
CS: Mueller (1, 2nd base by Zambrano/Barrett).

FIELDING
E: Loney (1, fielding).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano 6.04115303.97
Eyre 1.00000000.00
Howry 1.01001101.35
Ohman (L, 1-1)0.211111021.60
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowe 7.05111604.50
Saito (W, 1-0)2.00000400.00

IBB: Mueller (by Howry).
HBP: Loney (by Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes: Zambrano 112-65, Eyre 17-12, Howry 17-9, Ohman 20-12, Lowe 100-66, Saito 24-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Zambrano 4-10, Eyre 1-2, Howry 1-1, Ohman 1-0, Lowe 12-3, Saito 1-1.
Batters faced: Zambrano 27, Eyre 3, Howry 5, Ohman 4, Lowe 28, Saito 6.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 37,340.

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