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Cubs 12, Padres 3
Derrek Lee started the onslaught with an RBI double in the first inning. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
The Cubs outran the Padres by putting together a six-run fifth and a five-run sixth to run their win streak to four. Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer, while Geovany Soto and Mark DeRosa each drove in two and Ryan Theriot scored three times to back Carlos Zambrano's fifth straight win.
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Series at a glance:
SD
San Diego (14-25)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 12, San Diego 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (23-15)
Won 4
May 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 10 1
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 6 5 0 0 X   12 13 0
Standings thru 5/12/08  |  Recap: SD | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Padres stats  |  Cubs stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Gerut, CF3121200.200
Iguchi, 2B5011015.264
Giles, RF3000002.266
  McAnulty, RF1000000.217
Gonzalez, A, 1B4010000.297
Kouzmanoff, 3B3000001.273
  Germano, P1010000.375
Greene, SS4010022.210
Hairston, LF4120012.229
Bard, C4010002.205
Wolf, P2100011.111
  Henn, P0000000.000
  Gonzalez, Ed, 3B2011012.500
Totals3631032617 

BATTING
2B: Germano (1, Eyre).
HR: Gerut (1, 5th inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Gerut 5; Iguchi; Gonzalez, A; Germano 2; Greene; Hairston 2; Bard; Gonzalez, Ed.
RBI: Iguchi (11), Gerut (1), Gonzalez, Ed (1).
2-out RBI: Iguchi; Gerut; Gonzalez, Ed.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giles; Iguchi; Greene.
GIDP: Iguchi.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Kouzmanoff (4, throw).
DP: 3 (Kouzmanoff-Iguchi-Gonzalez, A, Iguchi-Gonzalez, A, Greene-Iguchi-Gonzalez, A).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5222002.232
  Pie, CF0000000.222
Theriot, SS3320200.333
Lee, 1B4121013.323
  a-Ward, PH-1B0000100.208
Ramirez, 3B3211111.282
  Cedeno, 2B1000001.333
Fukudome, RF2201300.321
Soto, C3012113.315
  Blanco, C1000010.333
DeRosa, 2B-3B4122103.279
Johnson, CF-LF4011003.254
Zambrano, P4120011.296
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  Howry, P0000000.000
Totals341213109517 

a-Walked for Lee in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Lee (10, Wolf), Zambrano (2, Wolf), Soriano (6, Henn).
HR: Soriano (4, 5th inning off Wolf, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano 6; Theriot 2; Lee 3; Ramirez; Soto; DeRosa 2; Johnson; Zambrano 3.
RBI: Lee (27), Soriano 2 (14), Ramirez (25), Soto 2 (26), DeRosa 2 (22), Fukudome (16), Johnson (14).
2-out RBI: DeRosa; Johnson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeRosa 2; Zambrano; Soriano.
GIDP: Lee; Johnson; Cedeno.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lee (3, 3rd base off Wolf/Bard).

FIELDING
DP: (Theriot-Cedeno-Ward).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wolf (L, 2-3)4.08775215.16
Henn 1.235532027.00
Germano 2.12001105.79
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano (W, 6-1)7.06332512.03
Eyre 0.21000000.00
Howry 1.13000105.79

Wolf pitched to 7 batters in the 5th.

WP: Germano.
Pitches-strikes: Wolf 95-54, Henn 40-21, Germano 33-20, Zambrano 96-60, Eyre 13-8, Howry 22-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wolf 4-6, Henn 2-1, Germano 3-3, Zambrano 10-6, Eyre 2-0, Howry 2-1.
Batters faced: Wolf 24, Henn 10, Germano 9, Zambrano 29, Eyre 3, Howry 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Henn 2-1, Germano 1-1, Howry 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Brian Knight.
Weather: 41 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 39,528.

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