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Fukudome delivers
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Cubs 5, Dodgers 4
Kosuke Fukudome's homer on Thursday was his first on the road. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Kosuke Fukudome knocked in the winning run against Takashi Saito in the ninth, as the Cubs won for the 10th time in 11 games. Fukudome had earlier put Chicago on the board with a second-inning solo shot, and Mark DeRosa added a homer in the fourth. Kerry Wood earned save No. 17.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (39-22)
Won 1
Chi Cubs 5, LA Dodgers 4   LAD
LA Dodgers (28-32)
Lost 3
June 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1   5 11 1
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0   4 8 0
Standings thru 6/5/08  |  Recap: CHC | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Dodgers stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5110034.282
Theriot, SS5131011.330
Lee, 1B4000122.283
Ramirez, 3B4001002.306
Fukudome, RF4122100.305
Soto, C4000135.283
Edmonds, CF5020013.211
DeRosa, 2B3121111.301
Dempster, P2110010.208
  Cotts, P0000000.000
  Marmol, P0000000.000
  a-Fontenot, PH1000002.241
  Howry, P0000000.000
  Wood, P0000000.000
Totals37511541220 

a-Popped out for Marmol in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Dempster (2, Billingsley), Theriot (10, Saito).
HR: Fukudome (4, 2nd inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 1 out), DeRosa (7, 4th inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano; Theriot 4; Fukudome 5; Edmonds 2; DeRosa 5; Dempster 2.
RBI: Fukudome 2 (24), Ramirez (41), DeRosa (32), Theriot (16).
2-out RBI: Theriot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soto 2; Theriot; Soriano; Edmonds.
S: Dempster.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Lee (6, throw).
PB: Soto (4).
DP: (DeRosa-Theriot-Lee).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, LF4000102.277
Kemp, CF5000014.303
Ethier, RF4010000.295
Kent, 2B4222001.250
Martin, C2000211.307
Loney, 1B4010002.280
DeWitt, 3B4120012.298
Hu, SS3111011.172
Billingsley, P1000000.091
  a-Sweeney, PH1011000.130
  1-Park, PR0000000.000
  Wade, P0000000.000
  b-Young, PH1000011.289
  Proctor, P0000000.000
  Saito, P0000000.000
  c-Tiffee, PH0000000.250
Totals334843514 

a-Singled for Billingsley in the 5th. b-Struck out for Wade in the 7th. c-Hit by pitch for Saito in the 9th.
1-Ran for Sweeney in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Ethier (13, Dempster), DeWitt (7, Dempster), Loney (11, Wood).
3B: Hu (2, Dempster).
HR: Kent 2 (8, 6th inning off Dempster, 0 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Howry, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Ethier 2; Kent 8; Loney 2; DeWitt 3; Hu 3; Sweeney.
RBI: Hu (7), Sweeney (3), Kent 2 (27).
2-out RBI: Kent.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeWitt; Martin; Kemp 3; Pierre.
S: Hu.
GIDP: Loney.
Team LOB: 7.

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dempster 5.15332112.90
Cotts (H, 2)1.01000000.00
Marmol (H, 18)0.20000102.35
Howry (BS, 1)(W, 2-2)1.01110114.50
Wood (S, 17)1.01001202.70
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Billingsley 5.07443823.57
Wade 2.01000101.45
Proctor 1.01001105.40
Saito (L, 3-2)1.02110202.19

IBB: Fukudome (by Billingsley).
HBP: Tiffee (by Wood), Ramirez (by Saito).
Pitches-strikes: Dempster 82-48, Cotts 13-10, Marmol 8-6, Howry 15-11, Wood 27-16, Billingsley 98-60, Wade 22-16, Proctor 21-10, Saito 29-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Dempster 10-5, Cotts 3-0, Marmol 0-1, Howry 0-2, Wood 0-1, Billingsley 3-4, Wade 2-3, Proctor 0-2, Saito 0-1.
Batters faced: Dempster 23, Cotts 3, Marmol 2, Howry 4, Wood 6, Billingsley 25, Wade 7, Proctor 5, Saito 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Cotts 1-0, Marmol 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 44,988.

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