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Lilly keeps rolling
Cubs 7, Pirates 1
Left-hander Ted Lilly pitched his 11th quality start of the season. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
 Lilly's RBI single
 Soriano's RBI single
Cubs southpaw Ted Lilly continued his recent run of success, limiting the surging Pirates to one run and eight hits in 7 1/3 innings for his fourth straight win. Alfonso Soriano and Ryan Theriot chipped in three hits apiece to a 14-hit Cubs attack.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 07, 2007
CHC
Chi Cubs (44-42)
Won 1
Chi Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 1   PIT
Pittsburgh (39-48)
Lost 1
July 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
2 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0   7 14 0
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 8 0
Standings thru 7/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Pirates Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5231012.310
Theriot, SS-2B5131001.277
Lee, 1B4111112.331
Ramirez, 3B5020003.309
  Izturis, SS0000000.242
Ward, RF3111113.327
  Pie, CF1000010.216
DeRosa, 2B-3B5121024.288
Jones, CF-RF4110104.233
Hill, K, C3001001.155
Lilly, P4011021.132
  Marmol, P0000000.000
Totals3971473821 

BATTING
2B: Jones (14, Wasdin).
TB: Soriano 3; Theriot 3; Lee; Ramirez 2; Ward; DeRosa 2; Jones 2; Lilly.
RBI: Lee (42), Ward (8), DeRosa (48), Hill, K (6), Lilly (2), Soriano (33), Theriot (25).
2-out RBI: Lilly; Soriano; Theriot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones; Soriano; DeRosa.
SF: Hill, K.
GIDP: Jones.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano (13, 2nd base off Van Benschoten/Paulino).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bautista, 3B5010013.260
Sanchez, 2B4010001.297
Nady, CF4000012.287
Bay, LF3000111.251
Phelps, 1B4010032.275
Doumit, RF4110023.305
Paulino, C4030000.237
Wilson, SS3011103.263
Van Benschoten, P0000000.000
  Wasdin, P1000000.000
  a-Castillo, PH1000001.243
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  b-Kata, PH1000002.181
  Kuwata, P0000000.000
  Armas, P0000000.286
  c-Davis, PH1000001.237
Totals351812819 

a-Grounded out for Wasdin in the 5th. b-Flied out for Grabow in the 7th. c-Grounded into a forceout for Armas in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Paulino (13, Lilly), Bautista (23, Lilly), Wilson (15, Lilly), Sanchez (20, Lilly).
TB: Bautista 2; Sanchez 2; Phelps; Doumit; Paulino 4; Wilson 2.
RBI: Wilson (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson; Castillo; Bay; Bautista 2; Doumit.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Sanchez-Wilson-Phelps).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly (W, 8-4)7.18111603.67
Marmol 1.20001200.96
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Van Benschoten (L, 0-3)2.27553205.79
Wasdin 2.15220105.95
Grabow 2.02000305.32
Kuwata 1.00000007.30
Armas 1.00000208.69

WP: Lilly.
Pitches-strikes: Lilly 106-69, Marmol 28-16, Van Benschoten 73-47, Wasdin 40-28, Grabow 33-22, Kuwata 12-8, Armas 11-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lilly 8-8, Marmol 1-2, Van Benschoten 3-3, Wasdin 1-5, Grabow 2-1, Kuwata 3-0, Armas 1-0.
Batters faced: Lilly 31, Marmol 6, Van Benschoten 18, Wasdin 12, Grabow 7, Kuwata 3, Armas 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Marmol 2-0, Wasdin 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 2:46.
Att: 33,293.

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