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A sweeping beauty
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Cubs 11, Brewers 4
Rich Harden has given up three runs in 24 1/3 innings, all on solo homers. (Darren Hauck/AP)
The Cubs made a statement with a dominant four-game sweep in Milwaukee. Jim Edmonds homered twice, including a grand slam, Alfonso Soriano and Kosuke Fukudome went yard and Rich Harden earned his first Cubs win with seven innings of one-run ball, including nine K's.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (65-44)
Won 5
Chi Cubs 11, Milwaukee 4   MIL
Milwaukee (60-49)
Lost 5
July 31, 2008
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Chi Cubs
0 0 1 4 0 0 0 4 2   11 9 0
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3   4 10 1
Standings thru 7/31/08  |  Recap: CHC | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Brewers stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4111011.291
Theriot, SS5100002.319
Lee, 1B5000002.291
Ramirez, A, 3B3211100.274
  Cedeno, 3B0000000.283
Fukudome, RF4222010.282
DeRosa, 2B3100020.271
  Howry, P0000000.000
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  Marshall, P0000000.500
Edmonds, CF3325100.241
Soto, C4120010.278
Harden, P2000001.083
  a-Ward, PH1000000.246
  Fontenot, 2B1012000.287
Totals3511911256 

a-Grounded out for Harden in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Fukudome (21, Bush), Ramirez, A (28, Riske), Soto (26, McClung), Fontenot (16, McClung).
HR: Edmonds 2 (13, 3rd inning off Bush, 0 on, 0 out; 4th inning off Bush, 3 on, 2 out), Soriano (18, 8th inning off Bush, 0 on, 1 out), Fukudome (8, 8th inning off Riske, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Soriano 4; Ramirez, A 2; Fukudome 6; Edmonds 8; Soto 3; Fontenot 2.
RBI: Edmonds 5 (42), Soriano (47), Ramirez, A (73), Fukudome 2 (40), Fontenot 2 (30).
2-out RBI: Edmonds 4; Ramirez, A; Fukudome 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee.
GIDP: Theriot; Harden.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Soriano (Weeks at 1st base).
DP: (Soriano-Lee).

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B4010132.223
Counsell, 3B4000013.231
Hardy, SS4000021.288
Fielder, 1B4111000.278
Braun, LF4120010.302
Kapler, RF4030001.303
Cameron, CF4111022.227
Kendall, C4100013.246
Bush, P2010010.105
  Riske, P0000000.000
  a-Durham, PH1000000.288
  Gagne, P0000000.000
  McClung, P0000000.294
  b-Hall, PH1012000.230
Totals36410411112 

a-Popped out for Riske in the 8th. b-Doubled for McClung in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kapler 2 (13, Harden, Harden), Braun (27, Harden), Hall (18, Marshall).
HR: Fielder (22, 7th inning off Harden, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Weeks; Fielder 4; Braun 3; Kapler 5; Cameron; Bush; Hall 2.
RBI: Fielder (61), Cameron (42), Hall 2 (44).
2-out RBI: Hall 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cameron; Kapler; Kendall; Hardy; Weeks.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Counsell (3, throw).
DP: 2 (Counsell-Hardy-Weeks, Hardy-Weeks-Fielder).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden (W, 6-2)7.06110912.04
Howry 1.00001105.19
Eyre 0.13330007.15
Marshall 0.21000104.13
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bush (L, 5-9)7.15761334.69
Riske 0.22220114.46
Gagne 0.00111006.59
McClung 1.02110104.41

Gagne pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

HBP: Soriano (by Bush), DeRosa (by Bush).
Pitches-strikes: Harden 105-71, Howry 23-13, Eyre 25-16, Marshall 10-7, Bush 106-66, Riske 23-14, Gagne 4-0, McClung 20-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Harden 2-9, Howry 1-1, Eyre 0-1, Marshall 1-0, Bush 9-10, Riske 0-1, Gagne 0-0, McClung 2-0.
Batters faced: Harden 26, Howry 4, Eyre 4, Marshall 3, Bush 29, Riske 4, Gagne 1, McClung 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Marshall 2-2, Riske 1-1, McClung 1-1.
EjectionsMilwaukee Brewers pitcher Eric Gagne ejected by HP umpire Doug Eddings. (9th); Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder ejected by HP umpire Doug Eddings. (9th).
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 2:59.
Att: 45,346.
July 31, 2008

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