To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Cubs rise up late
Photos
Cubs 9, Nationals 4
Milton Bradley watches his two-run homer during the third inning.  (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Milton Bradley, who went 4-for-4 with a home run in the opener, homered and drove in three runs, while Koyie Hill went 3-for-3, including a two-run double in a six-run eighth inning, as the Cubs raced past the Nationals late. Rich Harden allowed two runs on five hits in six innings.
Complete story >  
Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (45-82)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 9, Washington 4   CHC
Chi Cubs (63-61)
Won 1
August 26, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2   4 7 1
Chi Cubs
0 0 2 0 0 0 1 6 X   9 13 0
Standings thru 8/26/09  |  Recap: WSH | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Cubs stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .227
Guzman, C, SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .304
Zimmerman, 3B 3 0 2 0 1 1 1 .304
Dunn, A, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .283
Willingham, LF 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 .300
Dukes, RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .239
Gonzalez, Al, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .257
Nieves, C 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .261
Hernandez, L, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .122
  a-Morse, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
  Bergmann, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sosa, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rivera, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  b-Belliard, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .254
Totals 30 4 7 4 5 9 17  

a-Struck out for Hernandez, L in the 7th. b-Struck out for Rivera, S in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Zimmerman (29, Grabow), Harris (15, Marmol).
TB: Zimmerman 3; Nieves; Guzman, C; Harris 3; Dukes.
RBI: Willingham (57), Guzman, C (44), Nieves (22), Harris (21).
2-out RBI: Guzman, C; Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dukes; Dunn, A; Guzman, C 2.
SAC: Hernandez, L.
SF: Willingham.
GIDP: Gonzalez, Al, Dukes.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Dukes (6, fielding).
DP: 2 (Guzman, C-Gonzalez, Al-Dunn, A, Dunn, A-Guzman, C-Rivera, S).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Theriot, SS 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .295
Bradley, RF 4 2 1 3 1 2 1 .259
Lee, D, 1B 5 0 1 2 0 2 2 .290
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .320
Fukudome, CF 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .278
  Fuld, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .240
Baker, Je, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .283
Hill, K, C 3 2 3 2 1 0 0 .242
Harden, P 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 .205
  Guzman, A, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Miles, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .177
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Fontenot, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .225
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 9 13 9 4 8 20  

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Guzman, A in the 7th. b-Doubled for Grabow in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Fukudome (29, Hernandez, L), Hill, K (9, Sosa), Fontenot (19, Sosa), Lee, D (29, Sosa).
HR: Bradley (11, 3rd inning off Hernandez, L, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Bradley 4; Ramirez, Ar 2; Baker, Je; Theriot; Fontenot 2; Hill, K 4; Fukudome 3; Lee, D 2; Soriano, A.
RBI: Bradley 3 (35), Hill, K 2 (18), Fontenot (37), Lee, D 2 (85), Ramirez, Ar (39).
2-out RBI: Bradley 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, Ar 2; Harden.
SAC: Miles.
GIDP: Baker, Je, Fukudome.
Team RISP: 6-for-15.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Ramirez, Ar-Baker, Je-Lee, D, Theriot-Baker, Je-Lee, D).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, L 6.0 5 2 2 2 6 1 5.36
Bergmann (L, 2-3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.60
Villone 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.99
Sosa 0.1 4 5 5 2 1 0 7.13
Rivera, S 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harden 6.0 5 2 2 2 5 0 3.99
Guzman, A (W, 3-3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.23
Grabow (H, 20) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.83
Marmol 1.0 1 2 2 3 2 0 3.64

Villone pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Sosa 2, Harden.
IBB: Hill, K (by Hernandez, L).
HBP: Guzman, C (by Harden).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 116-71, Bergmann 23-15, Villone 5-2, Sosa 35-22, Rivera, S 9-7, Harden 95-66, Guzman, A 15-10, Grabow 18-11, Marmol 33-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 3-8, Bergmann 2-1, Villone 0-0, Sosa 0-0, Rivera, S 1-0, Harden 7-2, Guzman, A 1-0, Grabow 0-3, Marmol 1-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, L 25, Bergmann 6, Villone 1, Sosa 7, Rivera, S 2, Harden 24, Guzman, A 3, Grabow 4, Marmol 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Sosa 1-1, Rivera, S 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 63 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 6 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:05.
Att: 36,562.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
August 26, 2009
August 26, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
Below is an advertisement.