Alfonso Soriano hit his seventh homer of the season on Tuesday. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
By Tom Singer / MLB.com
Carlos Zambrano turned in seven solid innings on the mound and was a triple shy of becoming the first pitcher in history to hit for the cycle. Alfonso Soriano, who had four RBIs, and Mike Fontenot each homered for the second straight night.
BATTING 2B: Zambrano (1, Rauch). HR: Soriano, A (7, 3rd inning off Petit,
Y, 2 on, 1 out), Fontenot (3, 4th inning off Petit, Y, 1 on, 0 out), Zambrano (1, 7th inning off Vasquez, E, 0 on, 0 out). TB:
Bradley 2; Zambrano 7; Hoffpauir, M; Theriot; Fontenot 4; Fukudome; Hill, K 3; Soriano, A 5; Miles. RBI:
Soriano, A 4 (14), Fontenot 2 (9), Theriot (7), Hoffpauir, M (8), Zambrano 2 (2), Hill, K (6). 2-out RBI:
Theriot; Hoffpauir, M; Zambrano; Soriano, A; Hill, K. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bradley
2; Miles. GIDP: Hoffpauir, M. Team RISP: 5-for-10. Team LOB: 8.
Fukudome (3, 2nd base by Petit, Y/Montero, M).
Pitches-strikes: Zambrano 111-69, Guzman, A 30-20, Petit, Y 69-43, Rauch 31-22, Vasquez, E 38-22, Schoeneweis
12-7, Gordon, T 9-5. Groundouts-flyouts: Zambrano 8-7, Guzman, A 1-2, Petit, Y 4-3, Rauch 1-1, Vasquez,
E 2-3, Schoeneweis 3-0, Gordon, T 3-0. Batters faced: Zambrano 30, Guzman, A 9, Petit, Y 20, Rauch
9, Vasquez, E 10, Schoeneweis 4, Gordon, T 3. Inherited runners-scored: Rauch 2-1. Umpires:
HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Rob Drake. Weather: 85 degrees, clear. Wind:
8 mph, L to R. T: 2:49. Att: 30,322. Venue: Chase Field. April 28, 2009 April 28, 2009
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