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Ace digs early hole
Pirates 6, Cubs 4
Derrek Lee shows his frustration after striking out to end the sixth inning. (AP)
Carlos Zambrano's first-inning struggles carried over from his previous start. The Cubs ace surrendered three first-inning runs Thursday, setting the tone for Chicago to drop the rubber match to Pittsburgh. Zambrano now has allowed 13 first-inning runs and opponents are batting .361 against him in the first.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 10, 2007
PIT
Pittsburgh (15-18)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 6, Chi Cubs 4   CHC
Chi Cubs (16-16)
Lost 1
May 10, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0   6 8 0
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0   4 8 2
Standings thru 5/10/07  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Cubs Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sanchez, 2B4120010.250
Bautista, 3B5110022.262
Bay, LF4223000.273
Doumit, RF3120110.442
Nady, CF3101011.256
  Duffy, CF0000000.230
LaRoche, 1B3011101.168
Paulino, C4000014.214
Wilson, SS4000000.267
Maholm, P3000030.143
  Capps, P00000001.000
  a-McLouth, PH1000010.226
  Torres, P0000000.000
Totals346852108 

a-Struck out for Capps in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Bautista (11, Zambrano), Bay (9, Zambrano), Doumit (7, Zambrano).
HR: Bay (5, 5th inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sanchez 2; Bautista 2; Bay 6; Doumit 3; LaRoche.
RBI: Bay 3 (21), Nady (14), LaRoche (14).
2-out RBI: LaRoche.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Paulino.
SF: Nady.
GIDP: Paulino.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Wilson-Sanchez-LaRoche 3).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF3010101.312
Theriot, SS4010002.316
Lee, 1B4010022.389
Ramirez, 3B4111011.270
Murton, RF4000010.254
DeRosa, 2B3000020.247
  c-Ward, PH1000000.357
Blanco, C3000000.300
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
Pagan, CF3221010.667
Zambrano, P1010000.250
  a-Jones, PH1000000.268
  Cherry, P0000000.000
  b-Barrett, PH-C1112000.262
Totals32484176 

a-Grounded out for Zambrano in the 6th. b-Homered for Cherry in the 8th. c-Flied out for DeRosa in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Ramirez (7, 2nd inning off Maholm, 0 on, 0 out), Pagan (1, 6th inning off Maholm, 0 on, 0 out), Barrett (5, 8th inning off Maholm, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano; Theriot; Lee; Ramirez 4; Pagan 5; Zambrano; Barrett 4.
RBI: Ramirez (19), Pagan (1), Barrett 2 (19).
GIDP: Theriot; Soriano; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Zambrano (1, pickoff), Murton (1, fielding).
DP: (Theriot-DeRosa-Lee).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maholm (W, 2-4)7.17441435.40
Capps (H, 11)0.21000101.93
Torres (S, 11)1.00000205.40
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano (L, 3-3)6.07642615.83
Cherry 2.00000303.24
Wuertz 1.01000101.72

HBP: Sanchez (by Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes: Maholm 86-60, Capps 19-13, Torres 13-9, Zambrano 117-75, Cherry 23-15, Wuertz 15-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maholm 14-4, Capps 0-1, Torres 0-1, Zambrano 6-6, Cherry 0-3, Wuertz 2-0.
Batters faced: Maholm 27, Capps 3, Torres 3, Zambrano 28, Cherry 6, Wuertz 4.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Tony Randazzo. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 76 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:23.
Att: 41,101.

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