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Erratic bats hit a lull
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Diamondbacks 10, Cubs 0
Ryan Dempster was the victim of a hard-luck first inning. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
With a rough road trip in the books, the Cubs scored seven runs in four losses and 21 runs in two wins. Wednesday afternoon's finale with the D-backs was one of the former, with right-hander Ryan Dempster receiving no run support and taking his first loss of the season.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (10-10)
Lost 1
Arizona 10, Chi Cubs 0   ARI
Arizona (9-12)
Won 1
April 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 0
Arizona
3 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 X   10 8 0
Standings thru 4/29/09  |  Recap: CHC | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Diamondbacks stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .298
  Gregg, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Patton, D, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Theriot, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .308
Bradley, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .097
Lee, D, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200
Johnson, R, CF-LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .222
Soto, G, C 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .111
Miles, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .195
Fontenot, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .227
Dempster, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Samardzija, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Gathright, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .111
Totals 28 0 2 0 4 10 12  

a-Struck out for Samardzija in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Theriot; Miles.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson, R; Soto, G.
GIDP: Fontenot.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
PB: Soto, G (1).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lopez, F, 2B 3 2 0 0 2 2 1 .309
Ojeda, SS 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .325
Tracy, 1B 4 3 3 3 1 0 0 .271
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 3 1 1 1 2 1 0 .278
Byrnes, LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .176
  b-Jackson, C, PH-LF 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 .200
Young, C, CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 7 .208
Upton, J, RF 4 0 2 3 0 1 2 .246
Snyder, C, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .132
Davis, D, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  a-Roberts, R, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .250
  Pena, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Clark, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .160
  Gutierrez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 10 8 10 10 9 14  

a-Walked for Davis, D in the 7th. b-Walked for Byrnes in the 7th. c-Struck out for Pena, R in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Tracy (7, Dempster), Upton, J (4, Samardzija).
HR: Tracy (2, 3rd inning off Dempster, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ojeda; Reynolds, Ma; Snyder, C; Tracy 7; Upton, J 3.
RBI: Tracy 3 (9), Byrnes (6), Reynolds, Ma (12), Jackson, C 2 (12), Upton, J 3 (8).
2-out RBI: Upton, J 3; Jackson, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton, J; Ojeda; Snyder, C 2; Young, C 2.
SAC: Davis, D; Ojeda.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Byrnes (3, 2nd base off Dempster/Soto, G), Upton, J (1, 2nd base off Dempster/Soto, G).

FIELDING
DP: (Lopez, F-Ojeda-Tracy).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Dempster (L, 1-1) 6.0 6 5 5 3 4 1 5.40
Marmol 0.1 0 4 4 4 0 0 6.75
Samardzija 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 6.75
Gregg 0.2 1 1 1 3 2 0 6.23
Patton, D 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9.35
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Davis, D (W, 2-3) 7.0 2 0 0 3 7 0 2.91
Pena, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.74
Gutierrez 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.09

Dempster pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Game Scores: Dempster , Davis, D .
IBB: Tracy (by Marmol).
HBP: Johnson, R (by Davis, D).
Pitches-strikes: Dempster 97-61, Marmol 22-5, Samardzija 11-8, Gregg 35-18, Patton, D 5-3, Davis, D 116-63, Pena, R 11-9, Gutierrez 14-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Dempster 6-5, Marmol 1-0, Samardzija 0-0, Gregg 0-0, Patton, D 0-0, Davis, D 5-4, Pena, R 1-0, Gutierrez 1-0.
Batters faced: Dempster 27, Marmol 5, Samardzija 3, Gregg 6, Patton, D 1, Davis, D 26, Pena, R 3, Gutierrez 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Marmol 1-1, Samardzija 3-3, Patton, D 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 88 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 27,013.
Venue: Chase Field.
April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009

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