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Fast start fizzles
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Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 2
Alfonso Soriano breaks into a home run trot after his leadoff blast. (Matt York/AP)
With Alfonso Soriano's leadoff homer -- his third of the season and 52nd of his career -- the Cubs looked to be off to a fast start. But they managed just two hits the rest of the way vs. D-backs starter Dan Haren and lost for the fifth time in the past six games.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (9-9)
Lost 1
Arizona 7, Chi Cubs 2   ARI
Arizona (8-11)
Won 2
April 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 3 3
Arizona
0 0 1 4 0 0 2 0 X   7 8 0
Standings thru 4/27/09  |  Recap: CHC | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  D-backs stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .303
Theriot, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .314
Fukudome, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .348
Johnson, R, CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
Hoffpauir, M, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .321
Soto, G, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .119
Fontenot, 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .241
Miles, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .182
Lilly, P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .143
  a-Gathright, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
  Patton, D, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Bradley, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .042
  Samardzija, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 2 3 2 0 10 2  

a-Struck out for Lilly in the 6th. b-Struck out for Patton, D in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Soriano, A (6, 1st inning off Haren, 0 on, 0 out), Fontenot (2, 8th inning off Haren, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Fontenot 4; Lilly; Soriano, A 4.
RBI: Soriano, A (10), Fontenot (7).
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
E: Fontenot 2 (2, missed catch, fielding), Patton, D (1, pickoff).
Outfield assists: Fukudome (Reynolds, Ma at home).
DP: (Fukudome-Soto, G).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Young, Ch, CF 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 .217
Ojeda, SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .324
Jackson, C, 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .194
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .277
Byrnes, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .188
Upton, J, RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .224
Roberts, R, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .273
Snyder, C, C 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 .118
Haren, P 3 1 1 2 0 2 1 .182
Totals 31 7 8 5 5 7 14  

BATTING
2B: Reynolds, Ma (2, Lilly), Young, Ch 2 (8, Lilly, Lilly), Haren (1, Lilly).
HR: Snyder, C (1, 3rd inning off Lilly, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ojeda; Young, Ch 4; Haren 2; Reynolds, Ma 2; Roberts, R; Upton, J; Snyder, C 4.
RBI: Snyder, C (2), Haren 2 (2), Young, Ch 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Haren 2; Young, Ch 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jackson, C; Ojeda; Young, Ch 2.
SAC: Haren.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young, Ch 2 (2, 3rd base off Lilly/Soto, G, 3rd base off Lilly/Soto, G), Reynolds, Ma (2, 2nd base off Lilly/Soto, G), Roberts, R (1, 2nd base off Patton, D/Soto, G), Jackson, C (3, 2nd base off Patton, D/Soto, G).
CS: Reynolds, Ma (1, 3rd base by Lilly/Soto, G).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lilly (L, 2-2) 5.0 6 5 5 4 3 1 3.80
Patton, D 2.0 2 2 1 0 2 0 9.72
Samardzija 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 9.00
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Haren (W, 2-3) 9.0 3 2 2 0 10 2 1.54

WP: Patton, D.
Pitches-strikes: Lilly 96-51, Patton, D 36-23, Samardzija 18-9, Haren 111-80.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lilly 2-7, Patton, D 3-2, Samardzija 1-0, Haren 9-7.
Batters faced: Lilly 24, Patton, D 9, Samardzija 4, Haren 30.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, L to R.
T: 2:29.
Att: 29,461.
Venue: Chase Field.
April 27, 2009
April 27, 2009

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