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Alone in first
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Cubs 9, Marlins 6
Aramis Ramirez connects on an RBI double in the third inning. (John Gress/Reuters)
The Cubs were down by five runs early on, but homers by Alfonso Soriano and Derrek Lee helped to tie the game, and pinch-hitter Mike Fontenot hit a three-run double in the seventh to put the Cubs alone atop the NL Central standings.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (55-50)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 9, Florida 6   CHC
Chi Cubs (61-44)
Won 1
July 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0   6 9 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 2 3 0 0 4 0 X   9 12 0
Standings thru 7/27/08  |  Recap: FLA | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Cubs stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, H, SS4020110.299
Hermida, RF5000033.256
Cantu, 3B5010001.291
Willingham, LF3100111.262
Uggla, 2B3321000.269
Jacobs, 1B4235010.245
Ross, CF3000111.255
Baker, C4010011.167
VandenHurk, P2000023.000
  Hendrickson, P1000011.265
  Nelson, P0000000.000
  a-Gonzalez, PH1000000.261
  Lindstrom, P0000000.000
Totals3569631111 

a-Grounded out for Nelson in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Jacobs 2 (22, 2nd inning off Marquis, 2 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Marquis, 1 on, 2 out), Uggla (25, 5th inning off Marquis, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez, H 2; Cantu; Uggla 5; Jacobs 9; Baker.
RBI: Jacobs 5 (60), Uggla (62).
2-out RBI: Jacobs 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hermida; VandenHurk.
GIDP: Cantu.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ramirez, H (9, 2nd base by Marquis/Blanco).

FIELDING
DP: (Uggla-Ramirez, H-Jacobs).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5233002.281
Theriot, SS4110023.318
Lee, 1B5122012.296
Ramirez, A, 3B3021100.272
Edmonds, CF5100026.236
DeRosa, 2B3100101.271
Fukudome, RF4010012.277
Blanco, C3110011.300
  b-Ward, PH0100100.254
  Soto, C0000000.273
Marquis, P1100111.158
  a-Cedeno, PH1010000.277
  Gaudin, P0000000.000
  c-Fontenot, PH1013000.284
  Samardzija, P0000000.000
Totals3591294818 

a-Singled for Marquis in the 6th. b-Intentionally walked for Blanco in the 7th. c-Doubled for Gaudin in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Theriot (16, VandenHurk), Ramirez, A (24, VandenHurk), Fontenot (15, Nelson).
HR: Soriano (16, 4th inning off VandenHurk, 2 on, 1 out), Lee (17, 7th inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano 6; Theriot 2; Lee 5; Ramirez, A 3; Fukudome; Blanco; Cedeno; Fontenot 2.
RBI: Lee 2 (63), Ramirez, A (71), Soriano 3 (44), Fontenot 3 (28).
2-out RBI: Fontenot 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Edmonds 2; DeRosa; Soriano; Theriot 2.
S: Theriot.
GIDP: Theriot.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Ramirez, A-DeRosa-Lee).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
VandenHurk 3.28552617.71
Hendrickson (L, 7-8)3.03331016.09
Nelson 0.11111101.67
Lindstrom 1.00000103.67
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis 6.09663634.69
Gaudin (W, 6-4)1.00000203.36
Samardzija (S, 1)2.00000302.25

WP: Nelson 2, Marquis.
IBB: Ward (by Nelson).
HBP: Ramirez, A (by VandenHurk), Uggla (by Marquis).
Pitches-strikes: VandenHurk 86-53, Hendrickson 44-25, Nelson 18-8, Lindstrom 9-7, Marquis 103-64, Gaudin 17-10, Samardzija 25-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: VandenHurk 3-2, Hendrickson 6-3, Nelson 0-0, Lindstrom 1-1, Marquis 6-6, Gaudin 0-1, Samardzija 1-2.
Batters faced: VandenHurk 22, Hendrickson 12, Nelson 4, Lindstrom 3, Marquis 30, Gaudin 3, Samardzija 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Hendrickson 2-0, Nelson 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, L to R.
T: 2:53.
Att: 41,017.
July 27, 2008

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