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Cubs squander late surge
Dodgers 9, Cubs 8
First baseman Derrek Lee digs a ball in the dirt in Friday's first inning. (Kevork Djansezian/AP)
 Lee's RBI double
 Barrett's RBI single
Trailing by four, the Cubs tallied eight hits and seven runs in the seventh, with consecutive doubles from Alfonso Soriano, Mark DeRosa and Derrek Lee leading the way, but the bullpen couldn't hold the lead. Bob Howry and Will Ohman were charged with four runs without recording an out.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 25, 2007
CHC
Chi Cubs (21-25)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 9, Chi Cubs 8   LAD
LA Dodgers (28-20)
Won 3
May 25, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0   8 13 0
LA Dodgers
1 0 2 0 2 0 0 4 X   9 12 2
Standings thru 5/25/07  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5232011.298
DeRosa, 2B4111102.256
Lee, 1B5022011.371
Ramirez, 3B5110001.291
Floyd, RF2110200.284
  Pagan, CF1000010.312
Barrett, C5121023.256
Jones, CF-RF4121001.250
Izturis, SS4010003.265
Lilly, P2000023.091
  Marmol, P0000000.000
  a-Murton, PH1100112.280
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  Howry, P0000000.000
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Guzman, P0000000.000
Totals3881374817 

a-Walked for Marmol in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Lee 2 (19, Lowe, Broxton), Soriano (15, Brazoban), DeRosa (9, Brazoban), Jones (9, Broxton).
TB: Soriano 4; DeRosa 2; Lee 4; Ramirez; Floyd; Barrett 2; Jones 3; Izturis.
RBI: Lee 2 (27), Soriano 2 (11), DeRosa (20), Barrett (25), Jones (16).
2-out RBI: Barrett; Jones.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lilly 2; Barrett; Murton.
GIDP: Soriano; Lee.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano (8, 2nd base off Lowe/Martin), Jones (2, 2nd base off Brazoban/Martin).
CS: Soriano (2, 2nd base by Seanez/Martin), Lee (3, 3rd base by Broxton/Martin).
PO: Lee (2nd base by Broxton).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Marmol-Izturis-Lee, Izturis-DeRosa-Lee).
Pickoffs: Lilly (Pierre at 1st base).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5011002.302
Pierre, CF4121000.275
Garciaparra, 1B3310202.283
Kent, 2B3124100.295
Martin, C3121101.321
Gonzalez, LF4110014.275
Abreu, 3B4120000.286
Ethier, RF3000011.271
  b-Saenz, PH1011000.231
  1-Clark, PR-RF0100000.256
Lowe, P2000010.105
  a-Betemit, PH0000100.188
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  Brazoban, P0000000.000
  Broxton, P0000000.000
  Seanez, P0000000.000
  c-LaRoche, PH0000100.206
  Saito, P0000000.000
Totals3291286310 

a-Walked for Lowe in the 6th. b-Singled for Ethier in the 8th. c-Walked for Seanez in the 8th.
1-Ran for Saenz in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Garciaparra (10, Lilly), Kent (14, Lilly), Abreu (1, Marmol).
HR: Kent (8, 3rd inning off Lilly, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Furcal; Pierre 2; Garciaparra 2; Kent 6; Martin 2; Gonzalez; Abreu 3; Saenz.
RBI: Martin (33), Kent 4 (29), Saenz (7), Furcal (14), Pierre (11).
2-out RBI: Martin; Kent 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez 2.
SF: Pierre.
GIDP: Furcal; Garciaparra.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Pierre (6, 2nd base by Lilly/Barrett).
PO: Pierre (1st base by Lilly).

FIELDING
E: Kent (9, fielding), Abreu (2, throw).
DP: 2 (Furcal-Kent-Garciaparra 2).
Pickoffs: Broxton (Lee at 2nd base).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly 4.16554213.20
Marmol 1.21001100.00
Wuertz (H, 4)1.00000001.71
Howry 0.03330005.56
Ohman (L, 0-2)0.01110004.97
Guzman (BS, 1)1.01001002.84
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowe 6.04113503.64
Beimel 0.11110004.15
Brazoban 0.023310027.00
Broxton (BS, 2)0.15320001.78
Seanez (W, 2-0)1.11000202.70
Saito (S, 15)1.00000101.64

Howry pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.
Ohman pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Brazoban pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

WP: Guzman.
Pitches-strikes: Lilly 75-46, Marmol 17-10, Wuertz 6-4, Howry 12-7, Ohman 8-6, Guzman 10-5, Lowe 83-49, Beimel 6-4, Brazoban 13-7, Broxton 17-10, Seanez 24-19, Saito 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lilly 6-4, Marmol 3-1, Wuertz 1-2, Howry 0-0, Ohman 0-0, Guzman 2-1, Lowe 11-2, Beimel 0-1, Brazoban 0-0, Broxton 0-0, Seanez 0-1, Saito 0-2.
Batters faced: Lilly 22, Marmol 6, Wuertz 3, Howry 3, Ohman 1, Guzman 4, Lowe 24, Beimel 2, Brazoban 3, Broxton 5, Seanez 5, Saito 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Marmol 1-0, Ohman 3-1, Guzman 3-3, Brazoban 1-1, Broxton 1-1, Seanez 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 61 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:14.
Att: 46,011.

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