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Wasted chances
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Cubs 7, Brewers 6
J.J. Hardy is tagged out at third in a rundown in the 12th inning. (AP)
The Brewers batted around in the sixth and handed their closer a four-run lead, but the Cubs rallied against Salomon Torres. Then in the 12th, Milwaukee had runners at second and third with no outs but did not score, and Chicago walked off with a win in the bottom of the inning.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (84-69)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 7, Milwaukee 6   CHC
Chi Cubs (92-59)
Won 1
September 18, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0   6 9 0
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1   7 9 1
Standings thru 9/18/08  |  Recap: MIL | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Cubs stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cameron, CF 5 2 1 1 1 2 1 .243
Durham, 2B 5 1 2 1 1 1 0 .289
Braun, LF 6 0 1 1 0 1 4 .287
Fielder, 1B 4 1 1 1 2 2 1 .272
Hardy, J, SS 4 0 2 1 2 0 3 .283
Hart, RF 6 0 2 1 0 2 6 .274
Counsell, 3B 4 1 0 0 2 1 5 .227
Kendall, C 6 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246
Bush, P 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .089
  a-Lamb, PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .235
  Coffey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Nelson, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
  Gagne, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Torres, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Weeks Jr., PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .232
  McClung, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294
  d-Dillon, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .211
  Villanueva, Ca, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
Totals 45 6 9 6 9 12 28  

a-Grounded into a forceout for Bush in the 6th. b-Flied out for Coffey in the 7th. c-Struck out for Torres in the 10th. d-Grounded out for McClung in the 12th.

BATTING
2B: Durham (33, Harden), Fielder (27, Cotts), Hart 2 (45, Wuertz, Wood, K).
TB: Braun; Hardy, J 2; Hart 4; Fielder 2; Cameron; Durham 3.
RBI: Fielder (94), Cameron (67), Durham (45), Braun (98), Hardy, J (72), Hart (86).
2-out RBI: Cameron; Durham; Braun; Hardy, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Counsell 2; Hardy, J 2; Hart 2; Dillon.
Team RISP: 6-for-17.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
DP: (Counsell-Durham-Fielder).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 1 0 2 2 1 .289
Theriot, SS 6 0 0 0 0 1 3 .301
Lee, D, 1B 6 0 1 1 0 2 1 .293
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 .287
Edmonds, CF 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .237
  c-Pie, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224
DeRosa, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .282
Soto, C 5 1 1 3 0 1 2 .285
Fukudome, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .258
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wood, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Ward, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .218
  1-Marquis, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .196
Harden, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
  a-Hoffpauir, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .306
  Samardzija, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wells, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Fontenot, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .288
  Cotts, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wuertz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Johnson, R, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .298
Totals 41 7 9 7 6 9 9  

a-Flied out for Harden in the 5th. b-Walked for Wells in the 8th. c-Grounded into a forceout for Edmonds in the 11th. d-Walked for Wood, K in the 12th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 12th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, Ar (42, Torres).
HR: Edmonds (19, 2nd inning off Bush, 0 on, 1 out), Ramirez, Ar (26, 4th inning off Bush, 0 on, 2 out), Soto (23, 9th inning off Torres, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Ramirez, Ar 6; DeRosa 2; Soto 4; Lee, D; Soriano, A; Edmonds 5.
RBI: Edmonds 2 (53), Ramirez, Ar (109), Soto 3 (86), Lee, D (88).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, Ar; Edmonds; Soto 3; Lee, D.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soto 2.
SAC: Johnson, R.
GIDP: Lee, D.
Team RISP: 3-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Soriano, A (3, 2nd base by Bush/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: DeRosa (11, fielding).
Outfield assists: Soriano, A (Hardy, J at home).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bush 5.0 2 2 2 2 3 2 4.22
Coffey (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.01
Gagne (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.10
Mota (H, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.95
Torres 1.0 4 4 4 0 0 1 3.20
McClung 2.0 1 0 0 1 4 0 4.22
Villanueva, Ca (L, 4-7) 0.2 1 1 1 2 0 0 4.23
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Harden 5.0 1 1 1 6 7 0 2.03
Samardzija (BS, 2) 0.2 3 4 0 2 0 0 2.25
Wells 2.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Cotts 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.18
Wuertz 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.92
Marmol 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.67
Wood, K (W, 5-4) 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 3.43

Cotts pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

Game Scores: Bush 56, Harden 62.
IBB: Fielder (by Harden), Fielder (by Samardzija), Soriano, A (by Villanueva, Ca).
Pitches-strikes: Bush 66-43, Coffey 5-4, Gagne 4-4, Mota 22-12, Torres 18-12, McClung 33-20, Villanueva, Ca 20-8, Harden 115-68, Samardzija 35-15, Wells 19-11, Cotts 1-1, Wuertz 9-7, Marmol 12-8, Wood, K 33-25.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bush 4-6, Coffey 2-0, Gagne 2-1, Mota 0-1, Torres 1-1, McClung 1-1, Villanueva, Ca 1-1, Harden 3-5, Samardzija 3-0, Wells 4-3, Cotts 0-0, Wuertz 0-0, Marmol 1-0, Wood, K 3-0.
Batters faced: Bush 18, Coffey 3, Gagne 3, Mota 4, Torres 7, McClung 8, Villanueva, Ca 5, Harden 23, Samardzija 8, Wells 8, Cotts 1, Wuertz 3, Marmol 3, Wood, K 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Wells 3-1, Wuertz 1-1.
Ejections: Chicago Cubs center fielder Jim Edmonds ejected by HP umpire Ed Rapuano (11th)
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 68 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:47.
Att: 40,678.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
September 18, 2008
September 18, 2008

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