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Outdueled
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Cubs 5, Reds 0
Johnny Cueto struck out six and walked two in seven innings. (Paul Beaty/AP)
Johnny Cueto was locked in a pitchers' duel all night with Cubs righty Rich Harden, and matched his counterpart for most of his seven innings. But Harden got the best of him, both with his arm and his bat, as his sacrifice bunt drove in the winning run.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (55-71)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 5, Cincinnati 0   CHC
Chi Cubs (77-48)
Won 2
August 19, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 X   5 8 0
Standings thru 8/19/08  |  Recap: CIN | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Cubs stats
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Dickerson, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .385
Keppinger, SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .264
Bruce, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .260
Phillips, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
Votto, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .279
Encarnacion, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .249
Patterson, C, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .195
Bako, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .213
Cueto, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .027
  Lincoln, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bray, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Majewski, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Valentin, Ja, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254
Totals 30 0 3 0 0 13 4  

a-Struck out for Majewski in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Keppinger 2; Dickerson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Keppinger.
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dickerson (2, 2nd base off Harden/Soto, G).

FIELDING
E: Votto (10, throw).
DP: (Encarnacion-Phillips-Votto).
Pickoffs: Cueto (Soriano, A at 1st base).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .292
Theriot, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .316
Lee, D, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .292
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 .287
Edmonds, CF 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .237
  b-Johnson, R, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .313
Soto, G, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .286
Fukudome, RF 3 0 1 2 1 0 1 .268
DeRosa, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .278
Harden, P 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .118
  a-Fontenot, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Ward, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .219
  Wood, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 5 8 5 3 7 20  

a-Struck out for Harden in the 7th. b-Struck out for Edmonds in the 8th. c-Flied out for Marmol in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: DeRosa (23, Cueto), Theriot (17, Cueto), Lee, D (32, Cueto), Ramirez, Ar (34, Lincoln).
3B: Soto, G (2, Cueto).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 2; DeRosa 2; Soto, G 3; Theriot 2; Fukudome; Lee, D 3; Soriano, A.
RBI: Harden (1), Lee, D (72), Ramirez, Ar (84), Fukudome 2 (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fukudome; Edmonds; Soriano, A; Soto, G; Ward.
SAC: Harden; Theriot.
GIDP: Soto, G.
Team RISP: 3-for-17.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
PO: Soriano, A (1st base by Cueto).

 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cueto (L, 8-12) 7.0 4 1 1 2 6 0 4.74
Lincoln 0.0 3 4 4 0 0 0 4.14
Bray 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.68
Majewski 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.45
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harden (W, 8-2) 7.0 2 0 0 0 10 0 2.04
Marmol (H, 23) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.77
Wood, K 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.66

Lincoln pitched to 4 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Soto, G (by Bray).
HBP: Ramirez, Ar (by Cueto), Edmonds (by Cueto).
Pitches-strikes: Cueto 111-67, Lincoln 11-6, Bray 15-9, Majewski 3-3, Harden 94-62, Marmol 11-7, Wood, K 16-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cueto 9-3, Lincoln 1-0, Bray 0-0, Majewski 0-2, Harden 3-4, Marmol 1-0, Wood, K 0-1.
Batters faced: Cueto 27, Lincoln 4, Bray 3, Majewski 2, Harden 23, Marmol 3, Wood, K 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bray 2-2, Majewski 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:25.
Att: 41,208.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
August 19, 2008
August 19, 2008

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