Alfonso Soriano had two hits and scored twice in his return on two of Derrek Lee's three hits, and Aramis Ramirez hit his 200th homer. But Scott Eyre gave up the lead in the eighth, and Rocky Cherry yielded the decisive homer in the 12th in his MLB debut.
a-Singled for Wuertz in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Floyd in the 7th. c-Intentionally walked for Blanco in the 8th. d-Lined out for Izturis in the 8th. e-Flied out for Howry in the 9th. f-Struck out for Dempster in the 11th. 1-Ran for Ward in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Lee (8, Vargas), DeRosa (3, Dessens), Pie (2, Villanueva). HR: Ramirez (4, 3rd inning off Vargas, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Soriano 2; Lee 4; Ramirez 4; Jones; DeRosa 2; Blanco; Pie 3. RBI: Lee 2 (13), Ramirez 2 (14). 2-out RBI: Ramirez. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanco; Lee 2; Barrett; Cedeno; Marquis. S: Jones. SF: Ramirez. GIDP: Izturis; Jones. Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING CS: Lee (2, 3rd base by Vargas/Estrada).