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.
Game Scores: Marquis , Duke . WP: Duke. Pitches-strikes: Marquis 95-61, Marmol 16-11, Wood, K 10-7, Duke 117-76, Chavez, J 11-6. Groundouts-flyouts: Marquis 11-6, Marmol 0-0, Wood, K 1-0, Duke 12-3, Chavez, J 1-1. Batters faced: Marquis 26, Marmol 4, Wood, K 3, Duke 32, Chavez, J 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. Venue: PNC Park. August 27, 2008 August 27, 2008
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner