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Lee's slam homage to Hill
Cubs 7, Pirates 2
Rich Hill is the first Cubs lefty to log double-digit strikeouts since 1990. (Joseph Oliver/AP)
 Lee's grand slam
Rich Hill fanned a career-high 11 Pirates while allowing one earned run on four hits in 7 1/3 innings. The rookie lost the lead in the eighth, but Derrek Lee came to the rescue with a grand slam on his 31st birthday to put the Cubs back in fifth place.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 06, 2006
ATL 0
NYM 8
F
PIT
Pittsburgh (56-84)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (56-83)
Won 1
September 6, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   2 4 2
Chi Cubs
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 X   7 12 2
Standings thru 9/6/06  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Cubs Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF2010111.212
Bautista, RF4001012.247
Sanchez, SS4000022.344
Bay, LF4000022.287
Doumit, 1B2000120.202
  Nady, 1B1000000.288
Paulino, C4000002.314
Randa, 3B4000000.262
Castillo, 2B3120010.270
Duke, P2000021.200
  a-Wilson, PH1110000.275
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  Capps, P0000000.000
  Rogers, P0000000.000
Totals3124121110 

a-Singled for Duke in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Castillo (24, Hill).
TB: Duffy; Castillo 3; Wilson.
RBI: Bautista (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay 2; Bautista; Duffy.
S: Duffy.
GIDP: Paulino.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Duffy 2 (16, 2nd base off Hill/Blanco, 2nd base off Hill/Blanco), Castillo (6, 2nd base off Hill/Blanco).

FIELDING
E: Duffy (2, fielding), Sanchez (10, fielding).
PB: Paulino (9).
DP: 2 (Sanchez-Castillo-Doumit, Nady).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF5120004.291
Theriot, 2B4120010.333
Ramirez, 3B4000005.280
Lee, 1B4124000.296
Murton, LF4110001.294
Jones, RF3100122.286
Blanco, C4021001.260
Cedeno, SS3110002.243
Hill, P1000000.100
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  a-Pagan, PH2121000.277
  Howry, P00000001.000
Totals3471261315 

a-Singled for Wuertz in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Lee (6, 8th inning off Capps, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Pierre 2; Theriot 2; Lee 5; Murton; Blanco 2; Cedeno; Pagan 2.
RBI: Lee 4 (24), Blanco (27), Pagan (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cedeno.
S: Hill.
GIDP: Ramirez.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Murton (5, 2nd base off Capps/Paulino).

FIELDING
E: Hill (1, throw), Cedeno (24, throw).
DP: (Cedeno-Theriot-Lee).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke 7.06100304.78
Grabow (L, 4-2)0.02220004.08
Capps (BS, 8)0.13431013.68
Rogers 0.21000000.00
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill 7.142121104.83
Wuertz (W, 2-1)0.20000003.07
Howry 1.00000003.41

Grabow pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Hill.
IBB: Jones (by Capps).
HBP: Cedeno (by Rogers).
Pitches-strikes: Duke 104-66, Grabow 4-3, Capps 13-8, Rogers 10-7, Hill 111-72, Wuertz 9-7, Howry 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Duke 12-6, Grabow 0-0, Capps 0-1, Rogers 0-2, Hill 4-8, Wuertz 2-0, Howry 3-0.
Batters faced: Duke 26, Grabow 2, Capps 6, Rogers 3, Hill 28, Wuertz 3, Howry 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Capps 2-2, Rogers 2-1, Wuertz 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: James Hoye. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:27.
Att: 32,557.

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