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Lilly endures
Cubs 5, Pirates 1
Geovany Soto's RBI single sparked a two-run fourth for the Cubs on Saturday. (Jerry Lai/AP)
Ted Lilly struggled early on Saturday against the Pirates, throwing 38 pitches in the second inning alone. But he limited the damage to a single Pittsburgh run, gathering steam as the game progressed, and the Cubs hitters gave him the win.
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Series at a glance:
Pittsburgh (51-59)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (66-45)
Won 1
August 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 0
Chi Cubs
0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 8/2/08  |  Recap: PIT | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Cubs stats
Rivas, L, 2B5000025.248
Wilson, Ja, SS4010010.284
McLouth, CF4010011.276
Doumit, C4130011.340
LaRoche, An, 3B3000103.197
Pearce, RF4010015.176
Moss, LF2010210.289
Gomez, 1B3000016.289
  b-Mientkiewicz, PH1000000.274
Maholm, P2011000.128
  a-Bautista, J, PH1000011.249
  Davis, J, P0000000.000
  c-Michaels, PH0000100.238

a-Struck out for Maholm in the 7th. b-Flied out for Gomez in the 9th. c-Walked for Davis, J in the 9th.

2B: Doumit 2 (24, Lilly, Howry).
TB: Wilson, Ja; McLouth; Doumit 5; Pearce; Moss; Maholm.
RBI: Maholm (1).
2-out RBI: Maholm.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rivas, L 2; Pearce 2.
GIDP: Gomez.
Team LOB: 9.

CS: Doumit (1, 2nd base by Lilly/Soto).
PO: Doumit (1st base by Lilly).

DP: 3 (LaRoche, An-Rivas, L-Gomez 2, Wilson, Ja-Rivas, L-Gomez).

Soriano, LF4110001.290
Theriot, SS3000101.315
Lee, 1B1001201.289
Ramirez, A, 3B4110012.277
Johnson, CF4230011.292
DeRosa, RF-2B3110013.271
Soto, C3012001.275
Cedeno, 2B2011001.280
  a-Fukudome, PH-RF1010000.282
Lilly, P2000011.186
  Gaudin, P0000000.000
  b-Ward, PH1000001.242
  Howry, P0000000.000
  Marmol, P0000000.000

a-Singled for Cedeno in the 7th. b-Flied out for Gaudin in the 7th.

2B: Ramirez, A (29, Maholm), Soriano (15, Maholm), Johnson (16, Maholm).
TB: Soriano 2; Ramirez, A 2; Johnson 4; DeRosa; Soto; Cedeno; Fukudome.
RBI: Soto 2 (60), Cedeno (22), Lee (68).
2-out RBI: Cedeno.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson.
SF: Lee.
GIDP: Lee; Cedeno; Soriano.
Team LOB: 3.

SB: Lee (6, 2nd base off Davis, J/Doumit), DeRosa (4, 2nd base off Maholm/Doumit), Johnson (5, 3rd base off Maholm/Doumit).
CS: Johnson (5, 3rd base by Maholm/Doumit).

DP: (Ramirez, A-Cedeno-Lee).
Pickoffs: Lilly (Doumit at 1st base).

Maholm (L, 7-7)6.08552203.95
Davis, J 2.01001200.00
Lilly (W, 11-6)6.16113504.35
Gaudin 0.20000103.24
Howry 1.02000105.09
Marmol 1.00001203.58

WP: Maholm.
Pitches-strikes: Maholm 84-55, Davis, J 32-21, Lilly 111-70, Gaudin 7-5, Howry 16-12, Marmol 22-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maholm 12-3, Davis, J 2-2, Lilly 5-8, Gaudin 0-1, Howry 1-1, Marmol 0-1.
Batters faced: Maholm 25, Davis, J 7, Lilly 26, Gaudin 2, Howry 5, Marmol 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Gaudin 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 41,426.
August 2, 2008

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