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Another series win
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Cubs 3, Reds 2
Carlos Zambrano connects on his 16th career home run. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
Thanks in large part to ace Carlos Zambrano, who allowed just one run in seven innings and extended his hitting streak to seven games with his fourth homer of the year, the Cubs notched their seventh straight series win.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (56-72)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (78-49)
Won 1
August 21, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   2 7 0
Chi Cubs
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   3 6 1
Standings thru 8/21/08  |  Recap: CIN | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Cubs stats
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Dickerson, LF 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 .344
Keppinger, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .262
Bruce, RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .257
Phillips, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .267
Votto, 1B 4 1 3 1 0 1 1 .281
Encarnacion, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .247
Patterson, C, CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .196
Bako, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .213
Fogg, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .105
  a-Rosales, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143
  Masset, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Cabrera, Jl, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .327
  Lincoln, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Valentin, Ja, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .252
Totals 32 2 7 2 4 6 16  

a-Reached on error for Fogg in the 5th. b-Flied out for Masset in the 7th. c-Struck out for Lincoln in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Patterson, C (13, Zambrano).
HR: Bruce (13, 6th inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 1 out), Votto (15, 8th inning off Marmol, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Dickerson; Votto 6; Bako; Patterson, C 2; Bruce 4.
RBI: Bruce (35), Votto (55).
2-out RBI: Votto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips; Bako; Rosales; Dickerson; Keppinger.
GIDP: Keppinger.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Votto (5, 2nd base off Zambrano/Blanco, H).
CS: Phillips (8, 2nd base by Zambrano/Blanco, H), Patterson, C (7, 2nd base by Zambrano/Blanco, H).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Keppinger-Phillips-Votto 2, Votto-Keppinger).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .288
Theriot, SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .315
Lee, D, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .289
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287
Edmonds, CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .232
DeRosa, 2B 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .281
Fukudome, RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .265
Blanco, H, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .293
Zambrano, P 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .361
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Fontenot, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
  Wood, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 27 3 6 2 2 6 9  

a-Flied out for Marmol in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, Ar (35, Fogg).
HR: DeRosa (15, 2nd inning off Fogg, 0 on, 1 out), Zambrano (4, 3rd inning off Fogg, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 2; Zambrano 4; DeRosa 4; Theriot 2; Blanco, H.
RBI: DeRosa (73), Zambrano (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fukudome.
GIDP: Lee, D, Zambrano, Theriot.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Theriot (12, throw).
PB: Blanco, H (3).
DP: 2 (Theriot-DeRosa-Lee, D, Blanco, H-Theriot).

 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Fogg (L, 2-6) 4.0 4 3 3 1 4 2 7.66
Masset 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.07
Lincoln 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.01
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zambrano (W, 13-5) 7.0 6 1 1 4 4 1 3.29
Marmol (H, 24) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.86
Wood, K (S, 26) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.61

WP: Fogg.
Pitches-strikes: Fogg 60-41, Masset 19-14, Lincoln 23-14, Zambrano 105-59, Marmol 14-8, Wood, K 18-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Fogg 1-3, Masset 2-2, Lincoln 1-3, Zambrano 10-3, Marmol 0-0, Wood, K 1-0.
Batters faced: Fogg 16, Masset 7, Lincoln 6, Zambrano 29, Marmol 4, Wood, K 3.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Todd Tichenor. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:14.
Att: 40,730.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
August 21, 2008
August 21, 2008

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