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Cubs' arms stifle rivals
Cubs 4, Cardinals 1
Carlos Zambrano allowed six hits and struck out five in six innings. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Carlos Zambrano continued his mastery over the Cardinals with six shutout innings, and the bullpen finished the job as the Cubs beat their rivals for the second consecutive day.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 12, 2005
DET
KC
PPD
STL
St. Louis (73-43)
Lost 2
Chi Cubs 4, St. Louis 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (56-60)
Won 2
August 12, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 10 0
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 X   4 12 0
Standings through 8/12/05  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Cubs Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS5010003.271
Nunez, 3B5000024.309
Pujols, 1B4020000.340
Edmonds, CF2000210.266
Rodriguez, LF4020024.305
Grudzielanek, 2B4000024.299
Taguchi, RF4010010.291
Mahoney, C2000001.148
a-Seabol, PH1000000.222
Diaz, C1110000.217
Marquis, P3020000.359
Flores, P0000000.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
King, P0000000.000
b-Schumaker, PH1011000.167
Totals3611012816 

a-Lined out for Mahoney in the 7th. b-Singled for King in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Marquis (7, Zambrano), Pujols (28, Zambrano), Diaz (5, Dempster).
TB: Eckstein; Pujols 3; Rodriguez 2; Taguchi; Diaz 2; Marquis 3; Schumaker.
RBI: Schumaker (1).
2-out RBI: Schumaker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nunez 2; Grudzielanek; Rodriguez.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
PO: Rodriguez (2nd base by Zambrano).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Rodriguez (Ramirez at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Eckstein-Grudzielanek-Pujols, Grudzielanek-Eckstein-Pujols).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lawton, LF5020002.271
Dempster, P0000000.077
Walker, 2B3110102.296
Lee, 1B4121012.350
Ramirez, 3B3011100.305
Burnitz, RF4000002.256
Barrett, C4231002.286
Perez, SS3021101.269
Patterson, CF4000015.234
Zambrano, P2010010.255
Novoa, P0000000.000
a-Macias, PH1000000.293
Wood, P0000000.111
b-Garciaparra, PH0000000.213
Hollandsworth, LF0000000.252
Totals3341243316 

a-Grounded out for Novoa in the 7th. b-Hit by pitch for Wood in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Barrett 2 (25, Marquis, Marquis), Lee 2 (37, Marquis, Marquis).
HR: Barrett (13, 8th inning off Flores, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lawton 2; Walker; Lee 4; Ramirez; Barrett 8; Perez 2; Zambrano.
RBI: Perez (43), Lee (89), Ramirez (84), Barrett (49).
2-out RBI: Perez; Lee; Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perez; Patterson 2; Lawton.
GIDP: Lee; Walker.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Perez (5, 2nd base off Flores/Diaz).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Zambrano (Rodriguez at 2nd base).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis (L, 9-11)7.010333204.22
Flores 0.22110113.86
Tavarez 0.00000002.61
King 0.10000003.23
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano (W, 9-5)6.06001503.17
Novoa (H, 5)1.00000003.48
Wood (H, 1)1.01001204.34
Dempster 1.03110104.13

Tavarez pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Garciaparra (by Tavarez).
Pitches-strikes: Marquis 115-69, Flores 8-7, Tavarez 2-1, King 1-1, Zambrano 96-64, Novoa 14-10, Wood 23-15, Dempster 18-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marquis 11-7, Flores 0-1, Tavarez 0-0, King 1-0, Zambrano 5-7, Novoa 1-2, Wood 0-1, Dempster 1-1.
Batters faced: Marquis 31, Flores 4, Tavarez 1, King 1, Zambrano 24, Novoa 3, Wood 5, Dempster 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Tavarez 1-0, King 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Bruce Froemming. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 80 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:49.
Att: 39,717.

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