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Cubs cruise after clincher
Cubs 4, Reds 0
Alfonso Soriano (right) got the day off after the Cubs clinched the division. (Al Behrman/AP)
 Murton's homer
 Cedeno's homer
A day after clinching the NL Central, Rich Hill tossed 5 2/3 hitless innings before allowing a double. Matt Murton and Ronny Cedeno both homered.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (85-76)
Won 2
Chi Cubs 4, Cincinnati 0   CIN
Cincinnati (71-90)
Lost 7
September 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 10 0
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 1 1
Standings thru 9/29/07  |  Recap: CHC|CIN  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Reds Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Theriot, SS5000002.266
Fontenot, 2B4010000.283
Murton, LF4221001.283
Soto, C4131011.404
Pie, CF4021022.217
Cedeno, 3B4111033.200
Blanco, 1B4010031.176
Fuld, RF3000121.000
Hill, P2000020.127
  a-Kendall, PH1000000.241
  Marshall, P0000000.103
  b-Monroe, PH1000012.220
  Eyre, P0000000.000
Totals36410411413 

a-Popped out for Hill in the 7th. b-Struck out for Marshall in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Soto 2 (6, Harang, Harang), Murton (13, Harang).
HR: Murton (8, 1st inning off Harang, 0 on, 2 out), Cedeno (4, 2nd inning off Harang, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Fontenot; Murton 6; Soto 5; Pie 2; Cedeno 4; Blanco.
RBI: Murton (22), Cedeno (13), Soto (8), Pie (20).
2-out RBI: Murton; Soto; Pie.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pie; Soto; Fuld; Cedeno.
GIDP: Theriot.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pie (8, 2nd base off Harang/Ross).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hopper, CF0000000.330
  a-Coats, PH-CF4010020.233
Keppinger, SS3000001.336
Votto, LF4000001.313
Phillips, 2B4000011.288
Encarnacion, 3B2000100.290
Cantu, 1B3000021.243
Ross, C2000101.203
Ellison, RF3000021.222
Harang, P2000000.095
  b-Bellhorn, PH1000011.077
  Weathers, P0000000.000
Totals28010287 

a-Struck out for Hopper in the 1st. b-Struck out for Harang in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Coats (4, Hill).
TB: Coats 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ross; Keppinger.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Ross (5, throw).
DP: (Keppinger-Phillips-Cantu).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill (W, 11-8)6.01001403.92
Marshall 2.00001303.92
Eyre 1.00000104.13
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harang (L, 16-6)8.094401323.73
Weathers 1.01001103.59

WP: Harang.
HBP: Keppinger (by Eyre).
Pitches-strikes: Hill 79-54, Marshall 34-20, Eyre 19-12, Harang 125-95, Weathers 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill 3-11, Marshall 1-2, Eyre 0-2, Harang 6-5, Weathers 2-0.
Batters faced: Hill 20, Marshall 7, Eyre 4, Harang 33, Weathers 4.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 2:19.
Att: 38,936.

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