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Hill notches first shutout
Cubs 4, Reds 0
Rich Hill threw 118 pitches Saturday, 85 for strikes. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
 Jones' homer
Rich Hill allowed just two hits and one walk while striking out 10 batters to chalk up the first big-league shutout of his young career. Aramis Ramirez had two hits and drove in two runs, and Jacque Jones hit his 25th homer of the season.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 16, 2006
CIN
Cincinnati (73-75)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 4, Cincinnati 0   CHC
Chi Cubs (60-89)
Won 1
September 16, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 2
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 X   4 10 0
Standings thru 9/16/06  |  Gameday  |  Reds Stats  |  Cubs Stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Freel, CF3000122.272
Hopper, RF4010000.300
Aurilia, 1B4000012.302
Encarnacion, 3B4000020.289
Dunn, LF3000010.237
Ross, C3000020.264
Clayton, SS2000000.257
  1-Olmedo, PR0000000.238
  Bray, P0000000.000
Phillips, 2B3010001.284
Michalak, P1000011.333
  Belisle, P0000000.000
  a-Denorfia, PH1000000.213
  Majewski, P0000000.000
  Shackelford, P0000000.000
  Franklin, P0000000.000
  b-Castro, PH-SS1000011.245
Totals290201107 

a-Popped out for Belisle in the 6th. b-Struck out for Franklin in the 8th.
1-Ran for Clayton in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Phillips (27, Hill).
TB: Hopper; Phillips 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Freel 2; Aurilia.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Freel (37, 2nd base off Hill/Soto), Phillips (25, 3rd base off Hill/Soto).

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (24, fielding), Clayton (17, throw).
DP: 2 (Michalak-Ross-Aurilia, Encarnacion-Phillips-Aurilia).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4110004.290
Theriot, 2B3100111.300
Ramirez, 3B4022001.287
Murton, LF4010011.296
Jones, RF3211003.284
Blanco, 1B4010013.262
Cedeno, SS4020000.248
Soto, C4021002.231
Hill, P4000036.115
Totals3441041621 

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (35, Michalak), Murton (19, Michalak), Soto (1, Majewski).
HR: Jones (25, 8th inning off Bray, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pierre; Ramirez 3; Murton 2; Jones 4; Blanco; Cedeno 2; Soto 3.
RBI: Ramirez 2 (102), Soto (2), Jones (73).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones; Blanco; Pierre.
GIDP: Pierre; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Theriot (9, 2nd base off Michalak/Ross).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Michalak (L, 1-3)4.27321104.88
Belisle 0.10000004.60
Majewski 0.21000104.68
Shackelford 0.10000007.47
Franklin 1.00000204.81
Bray 1.02110214.12
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill (W, 6-6)9.020011004.12

HBP: Jones (by Michalak), Clayton (by Hill).
Pitches-strikes: Michalak 70-47, Belisle 4-2, Majewski 14-10, Shackelford 2-2, Franklin 9-8, Bray 17-11, Hill 118-85.
Ground outs-fly outs: Michalak 11-2, Belisle 0-1, Majewski 1-0, Shackelford 1-0, Franklin 0-1, Bray 0-1, Hill 8-9.
Batters faced: Michalak 23, Belisle 1, Majewski 3, Shackelford 1, Franklin 3, Bray 5, Hill 31.
Inherited runners-scored: Belisle 2-0, Shackelford 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 2:18.
Att: 40,526.

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