Reed Johnson scores the game's first run on Ronny Cedeno's groundout. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
By Todd Krise / MLB.com
For the first six innings, the Cubs couldn't solve Zach Duke, but in the seventh, they scored twice, which was more than enough for Jason Marquis. The righty gave up just five hits over seven scoreless innings in a two-hour, 17-minute game.
WP: Duke. Pitches-strikes: Marquis 95-61, Marmol 16-11, Wood, K 10-7, Duke 117-76, Chavez 11-6. Groundouts-flyouts:
Marquis 11-6, Marmol 0-0, Wood, K 1-0, Duke 12-3, Chavez 1-1. Batters faced: Marquis 26, Marmol 4, Wood, K 3, Duke
32, Chavez 3. Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Adrian Johnson. Weather:
72 degrees, cloudy. Wind: 12 mph, L to R. T: 2:17. Att: 15,260. August 27, 2008
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