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Late lead short-lived
Cubs 3, Giants 2
Tim Lincecum, who struck out eight in 6 1/3 innings, got a no-decision. (Jerry Lai/AP)
 Feliz's solo homer
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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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 16, 2007
SF
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
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals29242245 

a-Singled for Misch in the 8th.

BATTING
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.

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

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

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
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
Totals26353587 

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

BATTING
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.

FIELDING
E: Soriano (1, fielding).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lincecum 6.12115814.37
Misch 0.20000001.69
Correia (H, 7)(L, 1-5)0.22220004.46
Messenger (BS, 1)0.11000002.05
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
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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