Jim Edmonds watches his three-run homer in the seventh. (Paul Beaty/AP)
By Carrie Muskat / MLB.com
The Cubs could have rolled over on Tuesday, when they fell behind. But Jim Edmonds put three on the board in the seventh with one swing, and the Cubs were in motion, getting to within two with the bases loaded in the ninth.
a-Struck out for Cotts in the 6th. b-Walked for Lieber in the 8th. c-Flied out for Edmonds in the 8th. d-Struck out for Marmol in the 9th. e-Struck out for Patterson in the 9th. 1-Ran for Ward in the 8th.
BATTING HR: Fukudome (6, 4th inning off Guthrie, 0 on, 0 out), Edmonds (6, 7th inning off Guthrie, 2 on, 0 out). TB: Fukudome 5; Patterson; Lee; Ramirez 2; Edmonds 4; Soto; DeRosa; Theriot 2. RBI: Fukudome (33), Edmonds 3 (25), Ramirez (54). 2-out RBI: Ramirez. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murton; Blanco 2. GIDP: Lee; Marshall; DeRosa. Team LOB: 6.