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Nationals 2, Cubs 0
Kosuke Fukudome and the Cubs mustered little on offense Sunday. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
The Cubs' offense had a few fleeting opportunities to win their series in Washington, on Sunday, but couldn't manage to cash in against Nats starter John Lannan and Washington's bullpen. Ted Lilly settled down after a shaky start, hurling six solid innings and allowing just two runs.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (16-9)
Lost 1
Washington 2, Chi Cubs 0   WSH
Washington (9-17)
Won 1
April 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
Washington
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   2 4 0
Standings thru 4/27/08  |  Recap: CHC | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Nationals stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, CF3010110.324
Theriot, SS3000114.326
  Wood, P0000000.000
Lee, 1B2000202.359
Ramirez, 3B4000013.281
Fukudome, RF4010001.326
DeRosa, LF3000102.274
Cedeno, 2B-SS4010003.364
Blanco, C3010001.353
  b-Ward, PH1000010.067
Lilly, P2000022.143
  a-Murton, PH1000000.091
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  Marshall, P0000000.000
  Fontenot, 2B0000000.200
Totals300405618 

a-Flied out for Lilly in the 7th. b-Struck out for Blanco in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Fukudome (7, Lannan).
TB: Johnson; Fukudome 2; Cedeno; Blanco.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cedeno 2.
GIDP: Theriot.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cedeno (2, 3rd base off Lannan/Nieves).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, 2B4000011.254
Guzman, SS4010010.309
Zimmerman, 3B4000031.222
Johnson, 1B2110200.216
Milledge, CF2000003.280
Kearns, RF3000004.187
Pena, LF3111021.170
  Harris, LF0000000.152
Nieves, C3011000.348
Lannan, P2000011.000
  a-Mackowiak, PH0000000.063
  b-Boone, PH0000100.269
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
Totals272423811 

a-Batted for Lannan in the 7th. b-Walked for Mackowiak in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Guzman; Johnson; Pena; Nieves.
RBI: Pena (2), Nieves (4).
2-out RBI: Pena; Nieves.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lannan; Kearns.
S: Milledge.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Guzman-Johnson).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly (L, 1-4)6.04222706.46
Wuertz 0.20000105.25
Marshall 0.10001001.80
Wood 1.00000003.46
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lannan (W, 2-2)7.04004302.64
Ayala (H, 7)1.00001203.38
Rauch (S, 4)1.00000104.63

Pitches-strikes: Lilly 108-71, Wuertz 8-6, Marshall 14-7, Wood 9-4, Lannan 107-65, Ayala 16-9, Rauch 13-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lilly 4-7, Wuertz 1-0, Marshall 1-0, Wood 1-2, Lannan 10-8, Ayala 1-0, Rauch 1-1.
Batters faced: Lilly 24, Wuertz 2, Marshall 2, Wood 3, Lannan 28, Ayala 4, Rauch 3.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 61 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 33,795.

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