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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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PHI
Philadelphia (16-22)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 2, Philadelphia 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (16-19)
Lost 1
May 8, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
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
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals291513513 

a-Struck out for Byrd in the 9th.

BATTING
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.

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals282521104 


1-Ran for Grieve in the 7th.

BATTING
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.

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

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

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Myers (L, 2-2)8.052211021.49
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
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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