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Box > Chi Cubs 2, Philadelphia 1
Zambrano wins with pair of jacks
Brett Myers pitched eight dominant innings, but he allowed two solo home runs in the fourth inning that ended up being the difference in the game. Bobby Abreu hit a solo homer of his own for the Phillies, who took two out of three in the series.
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Carlos Zambrano reacts after retiring the side in the first inning on Sunday. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Carlos Zambrano scattered five hits and allowed the Phillies one run in a complete-game victory that snapped the Cubs' seven-game losing skid. Neifi Perez and Aramis Ramirez hit solo homers to provide the offense.
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 Zambrano finishes off the Phils
 Perez's homer
 Ramirez's homer
Philadelphia (16-22)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 2, Philadelphia 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (16-19)
Lost 1
May 8, 2005
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0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 5 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X   2 5 0
Standings through 5/8/05  |  Gameday  |  Phillies Stats  |  Cubs Stats
Rollins, SS4000011.237
Utley, 2B3010100.300
Polanco, LF4000002.241
Abreu, RF3121110.278
Bell, 3B3010103.229
Howard, 1B4000003.071
Byrd, CF2010010.500
a-Offerman, PH1000011.174
Pratt, C3000012.174
Myers, P2000001.000

a-Struck out for Byrd in the 9th.

HR: Abreu (4, 6th inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Utley; Abreu 5; Bell; Byrd.
RBI: Abreu (16).
2-out RBI: Abreu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bell 2; Myers; Rollins; Offerman.
S: Myers.
GIDP: Howard.
Team LOB: 6.

Patterson, CF4000010.250
Perez, SS4111010.297
Lee, 1B3000010.394
Ramirez, 3B3121000.259
Burnitz, RF3000011.281
Barrett, C3020010.253
Grieve, LF2000111.333
1-Hollandsworth, PR-LF0000000.221
Hairston, 2B3000022.244
Zambrano, P3000020.316

1-Ran for Grieve in the 7th.

2B: Barrett (5, Myers).
HR: Perez (4, 4th inning off Myers, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez (6, 4th inning off Myers, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Perez 4; Ramirez 5; Barrett 3.
RBI: Perez (13), Ramirez (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hairston.
Team LOB: 3.

CS: Ramirez (1, 2nd base by Myers/Pratt).

DP: 2 (Zambrano-Lee-Ramirez, Hairston-Perez-Lee).

Myers (L, 2-2)8.052211021.49
Zambrano (W, 3-1)9.05113513.61

WP: Zambrano 2.
IBB: Grieve (by Myers).
HBP: Byrd (by Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes: Myers 101-75, Zambrano 136-88.
Ground outs-fly outs: Myers 5-8, Zambrano 19-3.
Batters faced: Myers 29, Zambrano 34.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: Bill Hohn.
Weather: 69 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 2:00.
Att: 38,656.

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