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Cardinals 5, Cubs 3
Alfonso Soriano can't come up with a fly ball in the seventh inning. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Alfonso Soriano bounced back from a rough day in the field with a game-tying home run in the ninth inning. However, Chad Fox, making his first Major League appearance in three seasons, surrendered a two-run homer in the 11th.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (17-12)
Lost 2
St. Louis 5, Chi Cubs 3   STL
St. Louis (19-11)
Won 3
May 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   3 9 1
St. Louis
1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2   5 11 0
Standings thru 5/2/08  |  Recap: CHC | STL  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Cardinals stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF6113035.164
Theriot, SS6000002.321
Lee, 1B4010200.356
Ramirez, 3B1000100.276
  Fontenot, 2B2010102.283
Fukudome, RF5000016.336
DeRosa, 2B-3B4000121.278
Soto, C5120003.333
  Fox, P0000000.000
Pie, CF2010011.213
  b-Johnson, PH-CF2100001.279
Hill, R, P0000000.000
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  a-Zambrano, PH1010000.250
  Lieber, P1000011.000
  Marshall, P0000000.000
  c-Cedeno, PH1010000.391
  Howry, P0000000.000
  d-Ward, PH1000011.100
  Wood, P0000000.000
  Blanco, C1010000.368
Totals423935923 

a-Singled for Wuertz in the 3rd. b-Grounded into a forceout for Pie in the 7th. c-Singled for Marshall in the 7th. d-Struck out for Howry in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Soto (10, Wainwright), Pie (1, Wainwright).
HR: Soriano (3, 9th inning off Isringhausen, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano 4; Lee; Fontenot; Soto 3; Pie 2; Zambrano; Cedeno; Blanco.
RBI: Soriano 3 (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano 2; Soto 2; Fukudome; Fontenot.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lee (2, 2nd base off Isringhausen/Molina).

FIELDING
E: Lee (4, fielding).
DP: (Lee-Theriot-Lee).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Barton, LF1000010.325
  a-Schumaker, PH-LF4112011.314
Ankiel, CF4210111.288
Pujols, 1B3010201.364
Glaus, 3B5000024.248
Ludwick, RF4010102.306
Molina, C4022101.276
Izturis, SS5010015.211
Wainwright, P3110002.316
  Flores, P0000000.000
  McClellan, P0000000.000
  Franklin, P0000000.000
  b-Duncan, PH1000000.284
  Isringhausen, P0000000.000
  Villone, P0000000.000
  c-Miles, PH1110000.300
Ryan, 2B4021000.333
Totals3951155617 

a-Flied out for Barton in the 4th. b-Popped out for Franklin in the 8th. c-Singled for Villone in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Wainwright (1, Wuertz), Ryan (1, Lieber), Molina (6, Howry).
HR: Schumaker (2, 11th inning off Fox, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Schumaker 4; Ankiel; Pujols; Ludwick; Molina 3; Izturis; Wainwright 2; Miles; Ryan 3.
RBI: Molina 2 (9), Ryan (2), Schumaker 2 (10).
2-out RBI: Molina 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis 4; Wainwright; Schumaker.
S: Barton; Ryan.
GIDP: Molina.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ryan (1, home by Wuertz/Soto).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill, R 0.20114104.12
Wuertz 1.12111104.80
Lieber 3.25000101.86
Marshall 0.10000103.38
Howry 2.02100207.04
Wood 1.00000004.80
Fox (L, 0-1)1.122200113.50
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wainwright 6.14111502.60
Flores (H, 4)0.10000000.00
McClellan (H, 8)0.11000101.69
Franklin (H, 10)1.02001001.80
Isringhausen (BS, 3)0.21222117.11
Villone (W, 1-0)2.11001200.73

WP: Fox.
IBB: Pujols (by Wuertz).
HBP: Ramirez (by Wainwright), Johnson (by Isringhausen).
Pitches-strikes: Hill, R 27-10, Wuertz 19-10, Lieber 51-34, Marshall 4-3, Howry 29-21, Wood 9-6, Fox 23-14, Wainwright 85-56, Flores 2-2, McClellan 10-6, Franklin 23-14, Isringhausen 26-13, Villone 31-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill, R 0-1, Wuertz 1-1, Lieber 3-7, Marshall 0-0, Howry 1-3, Wood 1-2, Fox 1-3, Wainwright 8-6, Flores 1-0, McClellan 0-0, Franklin 2-1, Isringhausen 1-0, Villone 2-3.
Batters faced: Hill, R 6, Wuertz 6, Lieber 15, Marshall 1, Howry 9, Wood 3, Fox 6, Wainwright 25, Flores 1, McClellan 2, Franklin 6, Isringhausen 6, Villone 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Wuertz 3-0, Marshall 1-0, Flores 1-0, McClellan 1-0, Villone 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:41.
Att: 45,077.

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