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Box > Chi Cubs 7, Boston 6
Cubs toe the line against Red Sox
Trot Nixon raked a three-run home run in the first inning and Bill Mueller added a solo dinger in the second, but then the Red Sox's bats fell silent until the last frame, when Boston rallied to score two runs.
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Todd Walker slides home in the sixth to give the Cubs a lead they would never surrender. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
Todd Hollandsworth drove in three runs and Todd Walker had three hits, drove in a run and scored three runs as the Cubs overcame an early deficit. Carlos Zambrano injured his left big left toe when he slid into second base.
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BOS
Boston (32-29)
Lost 2
Chi Cubs 7, Boston 6   CHC
Chi Cubs (33-27)
Won 3
June 11, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   6 9 0
Chi Cubs
0 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 X   7 12 0
Standings through 6/11/05  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox Stats  |  Cubs Stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4110114.338
Renteria, SS4111113.270
Ortiz, 1B4100123.298
Ramirez, M, LF5011022.248
Nixon, RF5123001.291
Varitek, C3000111.323
Mueller, 3B4111032.270
Bellhorn, 2B3000121.249
Miller, P3020012.667
Myers, P0000000.000
Mantei, P0000000.000
a-Olerud, PH1110000.364
Totals3669651319 

a-Doubled for Mantei in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (16, Zambrano), Olerud (3, Dempster), Ramirez, M (12, Dempster).
HR: Nixon (8, 1st inning off Zambrano, 2 on, 2 out), Mueller (3, 2nd inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Damon 2; Renteria; Ramirez, M 2; Nixon 5; Mueller 4; Miller 2; Olerud 2.
RBI: Nixon 3 (37), Mueller (18), Renteria (24), Ramirez, M (44).
2-out RBI: Nixon 3; Ramirez, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz; Renteria 2; Damon; Bellhorn; Nixon.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Renteria-Bellhorn-Ortiz).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Perez, SS4000012.308
Patterson, CF4000011.264
Lee, 1B3000100.375
Burnitz, RF4220002.272
Ramirez, 3B4221000.284
Walker, 2B4331001.296
Dempster, P0000000.077
Hollandsworth, LF4033000.254
Blanco, C3011010.151
Zambrano, P2010002.250
Wellemeyer, P0000000.333
a-Macias, PH1000001.250
Remlinger, P0000000.000
Wuertz, P0000000.000
Wilson, 2B0000000.182
Totals337126139 

a-Grounded out for Wellemeyer in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Hollandsworth (8, Miller), Ramirez (16, Mantei).
3B: Walker (2, Miller).
TB: Burnitz 2; Ramirez 3; Walker 5; Hollandsworth 4; Blanco; Zambrano.
RBI: Walker (8), Hollandsworth 3 (18), Blanco (4), Ramirez (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez; Burnitz; Macias.
SF: Blanco.
GIDP: Zambrano.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hollandsworth (2, 2nd base by Mantei/Varitek).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Miller (L, 2-2)7.09551205.03
Myers 0.01110002.19
Mantei 1.02110105.66
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano 5.05443823.19
Wellemeyer (W, 2-1)1.00002302.37
Remlinger (H, 3)1.01000104.30
Wuertz (H, 6)1.00000103.34
Dempster (S, 8)1.03220004.91

Myers pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Remlinger pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Zambrano, Dempster.
Pitches-strikes: Miller 103-66, Myers 5-2, Mantei 17-11, Zambrano 98-61, Wellemeyer 23-10, Remlinger 11-9, Wuertz 18-11, Dempster 18-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Miller 10-9, Myers 0-0, Mantei 1-0, Zambrano 6-1, Wellemeyer 0-0, Remlinger 0-2, Wuertz 1-1, Dempster 1-2.
Batters faced: Miller 30, Myers 1, Mantei 4, Zambrano 23, Wellemeyer 5, Remlinger 4, Wuertz 3, Dempster 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Mantei 1-1, Wuertz 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Ed Montague.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 39,096.

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