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Cardiac Cubs burn Giants
Late lead short-lived
Pedro Feliz hit a solo homer in the fifth and scored a go-ahead run in the eighth, but Kevin Correia and Randy Messenger struggled in the bottom half of the frame to surrender the lead and the game to the Cubs. Tim Lincecum allowed just one run on two hits in a commanding 6 1/3 innings.
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 Feliz's solo homer
Cubs 3, Giants 2
Count on it: Aramis Ramirez hits a two-out, two-run double to lift the Cubs. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
Series at a glance:
Wrigley rises for rally
Aramis Ramirez again came up clutch, hitting a two-out, two-run double in the eighth to give the Cubs a comeback win over the Giants. Koyie Hill backed a strong Rich Hill with a homer for the Cubs, who acquired catcher Jason Kendall during the game.
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 Ramirez's winning double
 Hill's homer
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 16, 2007
San Francisco (38-52)
Lost 5
Chi Cubs 3, San Francisco 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (48-43)
Won 4
July 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0   2 4 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 X   3 5 1
Standings thru 7/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Cubs Stats
Roberts, CF4010011.243
Vizquel, SS4000001.238
Winn, RF4000000.282
Durham, 2B3000100.248
Molina, C4000011.274
Aurilia, 1B3000010.243
Feliz, 3B2221100.239
Frandsen, LF2000001.255
Lincecum, P2000011.087
  Misch, P0000000.000
  a-Rodriguez, PH1011000.222
  Correia, P0000000.500
  Messenger, P0000000.000

a-Singled for Misch in the 8th.

HR: Feliz (13, 5th inning off Hill, R, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Roberts; Feliz 5; Rodriguez.
RBI: Feliz (38), Rodriguez (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel.
S: Frandsen.
Team LOB: 3.

CS: Rodriguez (1, home by Hill, R/Hill, K).

DP: 2 (Vizquel-Durham-Aurilia 2).

Soriano, LF4010010.308
Theriot, SS4110001.281
Lee, 1B3110110.335
Ramirez, 3B4012021.312
Ward, RF1000210.333
  1-Pagan, PR-RF1000001.273
DeRosa, 2B1000101.296
Jones, CF2000111.230
Hill, K, C3111002.156
Hill, R, P2000020.091
  a-Fontenot, PH1000000.330
  Howry, P0000000.000

a-Grounded out for Hill, R in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 7th.

2B: Ramirez (16, Messenger).
HR: Hill, K (2, 3rd inning off Lincecum, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano; Theriot; Lee; Ramirez 2; Hill, K 4.
RBI: Hill, K (7), Ramirez 2 (58).
2-out RBI: Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pagan.
S: DeRosa.
GIDP: Theriot; Hill, K.
Team LOB: 5.

E: Soriano (1, fielding).

Lincecum 6.12115814.37
Misch 0.20000001.69
Correia (H, 7)(L, 1-5)0.22220004.46
Messenger (BS, 1)0.11000002.05
Hill, R (W, 6-6)8.04222313.70
Howry (S, 6)1.00000104.37

Pitches-strikes: Lincecum 108-60, Misch 3-1, Correia 11-9, Messenger 9-5, Hill, R 95-66, Howry 8-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lincecum 10-1, Misch 2-0, Correia 1-1, Messenger 1-0, Hill, R 9-11, Howry 1-1.
Batters faced: Lincecum 25, Misch 1, Correia 4, Messenger 2, Hill, R 29, Howry 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Misch 2-0, Messenger 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:23.
Att: 40,282.

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