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Take three: Marlins sweep
May unkind to Maddux
Aramis Ramirez smacked a two-run triple and scored on Matt Murton's sac fly, but Greg Maddux allowed six runs on eight hits in six innings to see his record fall to 5-4 after he opened the season 5-0 in his first five starts.
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 Ramirez's two-run triple
Marlins 9, Cubs 3
Joe Borchard's three-run homer in the fifth inning proved to be the decisive blow. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)
Series at a glance:
Fish dine on mashed taters
Joe Borchard's three-run homer put the Marlins ahead in a five-run fifth and Miguel Cabrera added a three-run shot in the seventh to lead the Marlins to a sweep of the Cubs. Cabrera also had an RBI double, along with Mike Jacobs, and Dan Uggla added an RBI triple.
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 Borchard's three-run homer
 Uggla's RBI triple
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 24, 2006
CHC
Chi Cubs (18-28)
Lost 3
Florida 9, Chi Cubs 3   FLA
Florida (14-31)
Won 3
May 24, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0   3 10 0
Florida
1 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 X   9 11 0
Standings thru 5/24/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Marlins Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4000114.230
Cedeno, SS4000023.279
Walker, 1B4120001.291
Barrett, C4120011.291
Jones, RF4020003.278
Ramirez, 3B3112002.234
Murton, LF3011003.264
Perez, 2B4010011.195
Maddux, P1010000.211
  a-Bynum, PH1000000.216
  Novoa, P0000000.000
  Ohman, P00000001.000
  Rusch, P0000000.286
  b-Mabry, PH0000100.186
Totals3231032518 

a-Grounded out for Maddux in the 7th. b-Walked for Rusch in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Maddux (1, Moehler).
3B: Ramirez (1, Moehler).
TB: Walker 2; Barrett 2; Jones 2; Ramirez 3; Murton; Perez; Maddux 2.
RBI: Ramirez 2 (23), Murton (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cedeno; Walker; Murton; Pierre.
S: Maddux.
SF: Murton.
GIDP: Murton; Ramirez.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Pierre (3, 2nd base by Moehler/Olivo).

FIELDING
E: Cedeno (9, fielding).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS5100001.329
Uggla, 2B5331000.315
Jacobs, 1B3211111.220
  b-Helms, PH-1B1000010.232
Cabrera, 3B2224200.335
Borchard, LF-RF3113102.200
Hermida, RF4000002.250
  Messenger, P0000000.000
  Borowski, P0000000.000
Abercrombie, CF4000022.229
Olivo, C4030000.261
Moehler, P2000011.000
  a-Aguila, PH-LF1000012.229
Totals3491094611 

a-Struck out for Moehler in the 7th. b-Struck out for Jacobs in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cabrera (18, Maddux), Jacobs (10, Maddux).
3B: Uggla (2, Maddux).
HR: Borchard (3, 5th inning off Maddux, 2 on, 2 out), Cabrera (8, 7th inning off Novoa, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Uggla 5; Jacobs 2; Cabrera 6; Borchard 4; Olivo 3.
RBI: Cabrera 4 (39), Uggla (23), Jacobs (27), Borchard 3 (12).
2-out RBI: Cabrera; Uggla; Jacobs; Borchard 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Borchard; Ramirez; Aguila.
S: Moehler.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cabrera-Uggla-Jacobs, Ramirez-Uggla-Jacobs).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maddux (L, 5-4)6.07612413.54
Novoa 0.02331014.95
Ohman 1.01001106.16
Rusch 1.00000107.09
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Moehler (W, 2-4)7.08331306.80
Messenger 1.01000104.42
Borowski 1.01001104.67

Novoa pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Cabrera (by Maddux).
HBP: Ramirez (by Moehler).
Pitches-strikes: Maddux 97-63, Novoa 15-7, Ohman 17-11, Rusch 12-7, Moehler 90-58, Messenger 13-9, Borowski 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maddux 11-3, Novoa 0-0, Ohman 1-1, Rusch 0-2, Moehler 11-6, Messenger 1-1, Borowski 1-1.
Batters faced: Maddux 28, Novoa 3, Ohman 5, Rusch 3, Moehler 28, Messenger 4, Borowski 5.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 7,720.

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