Lou Piniella watched as his team dropped its 14th in the past 20 games. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
By Carrie Muskat / MLB.com
The lineup -- led by homers from Aramis Ramirez and Derrek Lee -- tried to pick up Randy Wells, who put the Cubs in an early hole, but the rally fell short when Lee was put out at home in the seventh trying to score on a wild pitch.
BATTING 2B: Guzman, C (22, Wells, R). HR: Zimmerman (27, 1st inning off Wells, R, 1 on, 0 out),
Dunn, A (34, 3rd inning off Wells, R, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Harris; Guzman, C 2; Zimmerman 4; Dunn, A 4; Bard. RBI:
Guzman, C 2 (46), Zimmerman 2 (88), Dunn, A (90). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guzman, C. SAC:
Bard. Team RISP: 2-for-5. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Morgan 2 (42, 2nd
base off Wells, R/Hill, K, 3rd base off Wells, R/Hill, K).
a-Struck out for Gregg in the 8th. b-Walked for Hill, K in the 9th.
BATTING HR: Ramirez, Ar (11, 3rd inning off Martin, J, 1 on, 2 out), Lee, D (25, 5th inning off Martin,
J, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Lee, D 5; Ramirez, Ar 6; Fontenot. RBI: Ramirez, Ar 3 (42), Lee, D (86). 2-out
RBI: Ramirez, Ar 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano, A 2; Theriot 2; Bradley. SAC:
Wells, R. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 7.
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