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Cubs fall to Nationals
Nationals 7, Cubs 1
Carlos Marmol struck out two and walked four on Sunday. (Nick Wass/AP)
For the second straight day, Chicago's starter was removed due to injury, as Carlos Marmol left with a bruised hand after giving up five runs on six hits over 3 2/3 innings. Juan Pierre picked up two of the Cubs' five hits and scored their only run.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 23, 2006
CHC
Chi Cubs (37-60)
Lost 3
Washington 7, Chi Cubs 1   WSH
Washington (43-56)
Won 3
July 23, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 5 1
Washington
0 0 2 3 0 0 2 0 X   7 8 0
Standings thru 7/23/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Nationals Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4120002.279
Perez, 2B3001014.249
Ramirez, 3B4010000.266
Lee, 1B4000011.261
Jones, RF4000011.291
Barrett, C4000001.333
Pagan, LF2000100.241
Cedeno, SS3000011.252
Marmol, P1010000.167
  Aardsma, P0000000.000
  Ohman, P00000001.000
  a-Walker, PH1000000.282
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  b-Mabry, PH1010000.222
  Dempster, P0000000.000
Totals311511410 

a-Popped out for Ohman in the 6th. b-Singled for Wuertz in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pierre (20, Armas).
3B: Pierre (7, Armas).
TB: Pierre 5; Ramirez; Marmol; Mabry.
RBI: Perez (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez 3; Barrett.
SF: Perez.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Lee (4, fielding).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5221010.288
Lopez, SS5022000.262
Zimmerman, 3B3110101.288
Johnson, 1B1100310.302
Kearns, RF3010003.270
Anderson, 2B3110101.265
Church, CF4112024.217
Schneider, C3100123.230
Armas, P3000021.100
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  Stanton, P0000000.000
  a-Ward, PH1000000.291
  Rauch, P0000000.000
Totals317856813 

a-Flied out for Stanton in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kearns (23, Marmol), Soriano (25, Marmol).
HR: Church (5, 4th inning off Marmol, 1 on, 0 out), Soriano (31, 4th inning off Marmol, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Soriano 6; Lopez 2; Zimmerman; Kearns 2; Anderson; Church 4.
RBI: Lopez 2 (34), Church 2 (13), Soriano (62).
2-out RBI: Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Church; Kearns; Schneider 2.
S: Kearns.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Zimmerman (8, 2nd base off Wuertz/Barrett).
CS: Lopez (8, 2nd base by Marmol/Barrett).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marmol (L, 3-4)3.26554224.50
Aardsma 0.20001005.68
Ohman 0.21000204.10
Wuertz 2.01201306.35
Dempster 1.00000104.33
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Armas (W, 7-5)7.03110304.35
Rivera 0.11001105.40
Stanton 0.20000004.53
Rauch 1.01000003.24

WP: Marmol, Rivera.
Pitches-strikes: Marmol 70-36, Aardsma 14-9, Ohman 14-11, Wuertz 31-21, Dempster 12-8, Armas 98-62, Rivera 12-8, Stanton 4-2, Rauch 16-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marmol 1-7, Aardsma 0-2, Ohman 0-0, Wuertz 2-1, Dempster 0-2, Armas 6-12, Rivera 0-0, Stanton 0-2, Rauch 1-2.
Batters faced: Marmol 20, Aardsma 3, Ohman 3, Wuertz 9, Dempster 3, Armas 24, Rivera 3, Stanton 2, Rauch 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Aardsma 1-0, Ohman 1-0, Stanton 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Rick Reed. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 84 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 30,851.

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