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Suicide squeeze pays off
Cubs 2, White Sox 1
Alfonso Soriano's homer in the first was his second leadoff shot in as many days. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
 Theriot's squeeze bunt
 Soriano's homer
On a day when pitchers ruled the roost, Ryan Theriot used a humble bunt to earn the win for the Cubs. Pinch-runner Angel Pagan was streaking down the line from third when Theriot nudged the ball toward Bobby Jenks, and the White Sox reliever never stood a chance.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (34-39)
Won 2
Chi Cubs 2, Chi White Sox 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (29-41)
Lost 4
June 23, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   2 8 1
Chi White Sox
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Standings thru 6/23/07  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  White Sox Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4111013.305
Fontenot, 2B4010012.333
Lee, 1B4010033.352
Ramirez, DH4000012.298
Floyd, RF4010012.297
  1-Pagan, PR-RF0100000.294
Bowen, C3000020.253
  a-Ward, PH1010000.310
  2-Hill, K, PR-C0000000.179
Theriot, 3B3001000.251
Pie, CF4000021.227
Izturis, SS3030000.257
Totals3428201113 

a-Singled for Bowen in the 9th.
1-Ran for Floyd in the 9th. 2-Ran for Ward in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Izturis (11, Vazquez), Lee (26, Vazquez).
HR: Soriano (14, 1st inning off Vazquez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano 4; Fontenot; Lee 2; Floyd; Ward; Izturis 4.
RBI: Soriano (27), Theriot (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee 2; Floyd; Pie.
S: Theriot.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis (3, 2nd base off Logan/Pierzynski).

FIELDING
E: Izturis (6, fielding).
Outfield assists: Soriano (Terrero at 2nd base).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, LF4110110.297
Gonzalez, RF3000021.207
  a-Mackowiak, PH-RF1000001.230
Thome, DH4011010.281
Konerko, 1B4010011.247
Pierzynski, C3000112.251
Iguchi, 2B2000210.251
Fields, 3B4020004.268
Terrero, CF4010011.231
Uribe, SS3000011.214
  b-Cintron, PH1000010.209
Totals3316141011 

a-Flied out for Gonzalez in the 7th. b-Struck out for Uribe in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Konerko (12, Hill, R).
TB: Podsednik; Thome; Konerko 2; Fields 2; Terrero.
RBI: Thome (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pierzynski; Uribe; Fields 2.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Podsednik (4, 2nd base off Hill, R/Bowen).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill, R 5.26112603.13
Marmol 1.00001100.96
Ohman 1.00000104.64
Wuertz (W, 1-2)0.10001003.41
Howry (S, 1)1.00000203.79
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Vazquez 7.05110814.15
Bukvich 0.11000006.14
Logan 0.10000104.05
Jenks (L, 2-3)1.12110203.14

Pitches-strikes: Hill, R 105-68, Marmol 17-9, Ohman 10-9, Wuertz 7-3, Howry 14-9, Vazquez 112-72, Bukvich 4-4, Logan 3-3, Jenks 20-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill, R 5-5, Marmol 1-1, Ohman 0-2, Wuertz 1-0, Howry 0-1, Vazquez 3-10, Bukvich 0-1, Logan 0-0, Jenks 2-0.
Batters faced: Hill, R 24, Marmol 4, Ohman 4, Wuertz 2, Howry 3, Vazquez 26, Bukvich 2, Logan 1, Jenks 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Marmol 2-0, Ohman 1-0, Wuertz 1-0, Logan 1-0, Jenks 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:57 (:26 delay).
Att: 39,043.

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