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Cubs shut out of opener
Brewers 2, Cubs 0
Greg Maddux allowed two runs on six hits Thursday. (Morry Gash/AP)
Greg Maddux kept the Brewers off the scoreboard until the fifth inning, but the Cubs were unable to touch Milwaukee's Chris Capuano, as they were blanked for the 10th time this season, tops in the National League.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 06, 2006
CHC
Chi Cubs (31-54)
Lost 1
Milwaukee 2, Chi Cubs 0   MIL
Milwaukee (44-43)
Won 4
July 6, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 2
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X   2 8 0
Standings thru 7/6/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Brewers Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4020000.270
Perez, 2B4000012.252
Lee, 1B4010012.311
Ramirez, 3B4020011.252
Pagan, RF4000003.243
Murton, LF3010000.269
Cedeno, SS3000001.263
Blanco, C2000010.235
  a-Barrett, PH-C1000000.309
Maddux, P2000010.118
  Novoa, P0000000.250
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  b-Nevin, PH1000010.225
  Williamson, P0000000.000
Totals32060069 

a-Flied out for Blanco in the 8th. b-Struck out for Eyre in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (18, Capuano), Lee (7, Capuano).
TB: Pierre 2; Lee 2; Ramirez 3; Murton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pagan 2; Lee.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (26, 2nd base off Capuano/Miller).

FIELDING
E: Lee (3, fielding), Cedeno (13, throw).
DP: 2 (Lee-Cedeno-Maddux, Perez-Cedeno-Lee).

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B4121000.281
Cirillo, 3B3010101.345
Jenkins, RF4021013.268
Lee, LF4010005.284
Fielder, 1B4000003.267
Hall, SS4010000.274
Miller, C3000021.272
Gross, CF3110011.267
Capuano, P2000000.105
Totals312821414 

BATTING
2B: Gross (4, Maddux), Weeks 2 (12, Maddux, Novoa).
TB: Weeks 4; Cirillo; Jenkins 2; Lee; Hall; Gross 2.
RBI: Weeks (30), Jenkins (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee 2; Gross; Fielder; Jenkins.
S: Capuano.
GIDP: Jenkins; Fielder.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hall 2 (5, 2nd base off Maddux/Blanco, 3rd base off Maddux/Blanco).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Jenkins (Ramirez at 3rd base).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maddux (L, 7-9)6.06221304.89
Novoa 0.21000005.13
Eyre 0.10000102.50
Williamson 1.01000004.21
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Capuano (W, 10-4)9.06000603.21

Pitches-strikes: Maddux 78-52, Novoa 9-6, Eyre 4-3, Williamson 8-7, Capuano 97-66.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maddux 11-4, Novoa 1-1, Eyre 0-0, Williamson 3-0, Capuano 10-10.
Batters faced: Maddux 26, Novoa 3, Eyre 1, Williamson 3, Capuano 32.
Inherited runners-scored: Eyre 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:10.
Att: 37,326.

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