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Harden has hard luck
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Diamondbacks 2, Cubs 0
Rich Harden held the D-backs hitless through five. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Rich Harden held the Diamondbacks hitless through five, but it was his one mistake in the sixth inning that was costly. Alex Romero homered off the right-hander, delaying Harden's first win as a Cub in spite of his stellar effort.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 07/21: ARI 2, CHC 0
  • Tue. 07/22: ARI 9, CHC 2
  • Wed. 07/23: @ ARI, 8:40 PM CT
CHC
Chi Cubs (58-41)
Lost 1
Arizona 2, Chi Cubs 0   ARI
Arizona (49-50)
Won 1
July 21, 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 2 0
Arizona
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 X   2 2 1
Standings thru 7/21/08  |  Recap: CHC | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Diamondbacks stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Theriot, SS3000101.326
Johnson, LF2010100.271
  c-Fukudome, PH1000000.276
Lee, 1B4000004.301
Ramirez, A, 3B4000022.271
Soto, C3000001.278
DeRosa, RF3000010.277
Edmonds, CF2010100.240
Cedeno, 2B2000001.267
  a-Fontenot, PH-2B1000001.276
Harden, P1000010.125
  b-Ward, PH1000001.255
  Howry, P0000000.000
Totals270203411 

a-Flied out for Cedeno in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Harden in the 8th. c-Reached on error for Johnson in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Johnson; Edmonds.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Theriot; Ramirez, A.
S: Harden.
GIDP: Ward; Lee.
Team LOB: 4.

 
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Drew, SS4011020.270
Jackson, LF4000021.303
Hudson, 2B3000000.303
Tracy, 1B2000110.304
Reynolds, 3B2000121.248
Young, CF3000012.228
Snyder, C2100111.241
Romero, RF3111001.246
Johnson, P2000010.115
  Owings, P0000000.275
  a-Clark, PH1000001.223
  Qualls, P0000000.000
Totals262223107 

a-Flied out for Owings in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Drew (7, Howry).
HR: Romero (1, 6th inning off Harden, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Drew 3; Romero 4.
RBI: Romero (7), Drew (36).
2-out RBI: Drew.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snyder; Jackson.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Tracy (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Tracy-Drew-Owings, Drew-Hudson-Tracy).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden (L, 5-2)7.011121012.12
Howry 1.01111004.75
 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson (W, 7-7)7.02001404.89
Owings (H, 1)1.00001004.97
Qualls (S, 2)1.00001003.80

WP: Harden.
Pitches-strikes: Harden 112-67, Howry 13-7, Johnson 86-59, Owings 12-7, Qualls 12-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Harden 4-7, Howry 0-3, Johnson 2-15, Owings 2-1, Qualls 3-0.
Batters faced: Harden 24, Howry 5, Johnson 24, Owings 3, Qualls 4.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 79 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:18.
Att: 34,627.
July 21, 2008

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