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Cain stifles Cubs
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Giants 2, Cubs 1
Matt Cain blanked the Cubs over eight innings en route to his fifth win. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty)
Matt Cain had a stellar night against one of the top teams in the Majors as he struck out 10, including his 100th of the year, and didn't allow a run through eight innings. Fred Lewis paced the offense, notching two of the Giants' five hits and scoring both times he reached base.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (50-34)
Lost 1
San Francisco 2, Chi Cubs 1   SF
San Francisco (37-47)
Won 1
July 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 5 0
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X   2 5 1
Standings thru 7/1/08  |  Recap: CHC | SF  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Giants stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Fukudome, RF4000030.292
DeRosa, 3B4000011.291
Lee, 1B3120100.295
Ward, LF4010014.286
Soto, C4011012.284
Edmonds, CF3000103.233
Fontenot, 2B3010111.254
Cedeno, SS2000011.271
  a-Theriot, PH-SS2000024.311
Marquis, P2000000.182
  b-Patterson, PH1000010.243
  Howry, P0000000.000
Totals3215131116 

a-Struck out for Cedeno in the 7th. b-Struck out for Marquis in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ward (3, Cain).
3B: Lee (3, Wilson).
TB: Lee 4; Ward 2; Soto; Fontenot.
RBI: Soto (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Theriot 2.
GIDP: Ward.
Team LOB: 7.

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4220011.285
Durham, 2B3010101.290
Winn, RF4011013.293
Molina, C4000003.303
Rowand, CF2000201.294
Bowker, 1B3000024.274
Castillo, 3B3000000.259
Vizquel, SS3000000.152
Cain, P3010010.188
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Totals292513513 

BATTING
2B: Lewis (18, Marquis), Durham (20, Howry).
TB: Lewis 3; Durham 2; Winn; Cain.
RBI: Winn (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bowker 2; Rowand.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Winn (13, 2nd base off Marquis/Soto), Lewis (14, home off Marquis/Soto).

FIELDING
E: Castillo (11, fielding).
DP: (Durham-Vizquel-Bowker).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis (L, 6-5)7.04223504.78
Howry 1.01000004.54
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (W, 5-6)8.020031004.13
Wilson (S, 23)1.03110104.41

Pitches-strikes: Marquis 98-66, Howry 12-9, Cain 114-72, Wilson 25-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marquis 8-8, Howry 1-2, Cain 7-7, Wilson 0-2.
Batters faced: Marquis 28, Howry 4, Cain 29, Wilson 6.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear.
Wind: 18 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:23.
Att: 33,858.

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