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Reds claim series vs. Cubs
Cubs fall short in finale
The Cubs were unable to fend off the Reds on Thursday after a wild pitch and passed ball gave Cincinnati a late-game edge. Aramis Ramirez recorded his second consecutive three-hit game and Mark DeRosa contributed a solo homer in the loss.
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 DeRosa's solo shot
 Ramirez breaks 1-1 tie
Reds 5, Cubs 2
Adam Dunn (left) watches as Chicago Cubs catcher Michael Barrett misses a passed ball. (Al Behrman/AP)
Series at a glance:
Hatteberg homer caps win
After giving up an early lead, the Reds stormed back with a late-game rally, scoring a pair of runs in both the seventh and eighth innings to overpower the Cubs on Thursday. Scott Hatteberg capped the victory with a two-run homer in the eighth.
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 Hatteberg's homer
 Encarnacion's RBI single
 Conine ties game
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 05, 2007
TOR
DET
PPD
CHC
Chi Cubs (1-2)
Lost 1
Cincinnati 5, Chi Cubs 2   CIN
Cincinnati (2-1)
Won 1
April 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 10 0
Cincinnati
0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 X   5 8 2
Standings thru 4/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Reds Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, CF5010011.231
Murton, LF3110100.286
  1-Theriot, PR-LF1000000.000
Lee, 1B5010012.333
Ramirez, 3B4031001.538
Jones, RF4000004.083
Barrett, C4000010.000
DeRosa, 2B3121100.556
Izturis, SS4020011.364
Marquis, P3000013.000
  Howry, P0000000.000
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Guzman, P0000000.000
  a-Floyd, PH0000000.250
  b-Cedeno, PH1000002.000
  Eyre, P0000000.000
Totals3721022514 

a-Batted for Guzman in the 8th. b-Popped out for Floyd in the 8th.
1-Ran for Murton in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Izturis 2 (2, Lohse, Lohse), Ramirez (1, Lohse).
HR: DeRosa (1, 2nd inning off Lohse, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano; Murton; Lee; Ramirez 4; DeRosa 5; Izturis 4.
RBI: DeRosa (3), Ramirez (1).
2-out RBI: Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones 2; Soriano; Marquis; Cedeno 2.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Theriot (1, 2nd base off Santos/Valentin).
PO: Soriano (1st base by Lohse).

FIELDING
PB: Barrett (1).
DP: (Lee-Izturis-Lee).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Freel, CF2000201.200
Dunn, LF3010112.364
Phillips, 2B4110003.100
Griffey, RF4000011.300
Encarnacion, 3B3111100.222
  Moeller, C0000000.000
Hatteberg, 1B4222001.250
Gonzalez, SS3010010.250
Valentin, C3010102.333
  Weathers, P0000000.000
Lohse, P0000000.000
  Santos, P0000000.000
  a-Conine, PH1111000.200
  Cormier, P0000000.000
  Saarloos, P0000000.000
  Stanton, P0000000.000
  b-Castro, PH-3B1000001.000
Totals285845311 

a-Singled for Santos in the 7th. b-Lined out for Stanton in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Valentin (1, Eyre).
HR: Hatteberg (1, 8th inning off Eyre, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Dunn; Phillips; Encarnacion; Hatteberg 5; Gonzalez; Valentin 2; Conine.
RBI: Encarnacion (1), Conine (1), Hatteberg 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Encarnacion; Conine.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Freel; Dunn; Phillips 2; Castro.
S: Lohse 2; Gonzalez.
GIDP: Phillips.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Phillips (1, 2nd base off Marquis/Barrett).

FIELDING
E: Griffey (1, fielding), Dunn (1, fielding).
Pickoffs: Lohse (Soriano at 1st base).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis 6.04112101.50
Howry (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.22211005.40
Ohman 0.00001000.00
Guzman 0.10000000.00
Eyre 1.022212118.00
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lohse 6.110221312.84
Santos (W, 1-0)0.20000000.00
Cormier (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Saarloos (H, 1)0.10001100.00
Stanton (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Weathers (S, 1)1.00000100.00

Ohman pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Ohman.
Pitches-strikes: Marquis 82-51, Howry 14-7, Ohman 6-2, Guzman 3-2, Eyre 22-12, Lohse 103-72, Santos 11-5, Cormier 2-2, Saarloos 11-5, Stanton 3-1, Weathers 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marquis 10-7, Howry 2-0, Ohman 0-0, Guzman 0-1, Eyre 0-1, Lohse 5-10, Santos 2-0, Cormier 0-1, Saarloos 0-0, Stanton 0-1, Weathers 1-1.
Batters faced: Marquis 23, Howry 5, Ohman 1, Guzman 1, Eyre 6, Lohse 29, Santos 2, Cormier 1, Saarloos 3, Stanton 1, Weathers 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ohman 2-1, Guzman 2-0, Santos 1-0, Stanton 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 35 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 19 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 25,070.

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