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Big shots help Cubs win behind Lilly

A day after routing the Phils there'd be no repeat, but Marlon Byrd homered in the sixth inning to tie it before Aramis Ramirez went deep in the eighth to win it. Ted Lilly fanned a season-high 10 over seven innings.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Rollins, SS4000010.240
Victorino, CF4111020.252
Werth, RF3100130.276
Howard, 1B4112010.297
Francisco, B, LF4000030.232
Ransom, 3B3010000.222
Ruiz, C3010000.277
Valdez, W, 2B3000022.251
Blanton, P2000012.172
a-Castro, Ju, PH1000010.198
Madson, P0000000.000
a-Struck out for Blanton in the 8th.
Theriot, 2B4000024.276
Colvin, RF4000010.262
Lee, D, 1B4000010.236
Ramirez, Ar, 3B4331000.220
Byrd, CF4122001.318
Soriano, A, LF2000111.273
Castro, S, SS3010002.281
Soto, G, C2000111.280
Lilly, P1001110.000
a-Fukudome, PH1000011.251
Marshall, S, P0000000.000
Marmol, P0000000.000
a-Struck out for Lilly in the 7th.
HR: Victorino (15, 4th inning off Lilly, 0 on, 1 out), Howard (20, 6th inning off Lilly, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 4; Ruiz; Victorino 4; Ransom.
RBI: Victorino (50), Howard 2 (71).
2-out RBI: Howard 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanton.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 2.

E: Blanton (1, pickoff).
DP: (Ransom-Valdez, W-Howard).

2B: Ramirez, Ar (12, Blanton).
HR: Byrd (10, 6th inning off Blanton, 1 on, 2 out), Ramirez, Ar (11, 8th inning off Madson, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 7; Byrd 5; Castro, S.
RBI: Lilly (1), Byrd 2 (42), Ramirez, Ar (37).
2-out RBI: Lilly; Byrd 2; Ramirez, Ar.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Theriot 3.
GIDP: Soriano, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

Madson(L, 2-1)1.01110016.57
Marshall, S(W, 6-2)1.00000101.96
Marmol(S, 17)1.00000302.11
Game Scores: Blanton , Lilly .
WP: Lilly.
IBB: Soto, G (by Blanton).
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 109-67, Madson 16-10, Lilly 110-70, Marshall, S 10-8, Marmol 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blanton 3-8, Madson 1-2, Lilly 1-10, Marshall, S 1-0, Marmol 0-0.
Batters faced: Blanton 28, Madson 4, Lilly 26, Marshall, S 3, Marmol 3.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 90 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:12.
Att: 40,622.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
July 16, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media