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Cain's gem wasted
Cubs 3, Giants 1
Tyler Walker leaves the field after allowing three runs in the eighth. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
Matt Cain hurled seven scoreless innings, striking out nine Cubs batters, but he got no decision as the Giants didn't score until the ninth inning. Tyler Walker gave up two hits in the eighth, one of them being a game-deciding three-run homer that sent the Giants to a fifth straight loss.
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Series at a glance:
San Francisco (39-54)
Lost 5
Chi Cubs 3, San Francisco 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (56-37)
Won 1
July 11, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 5 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 X   3 5 0
Standings thru 7/11/08  |  Recap: SF | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Cubs stats
Lewis, LF4010020.276
Durham, 2B4120000.287
Winn, RF0000100.286
  Velez, RF2000112.202
Molina, C3011103.286
  1-Burriss, PR0000000.288
Rowand, CF4000013.292
Bowker, 1B4010002.283
Aurilia, 3B4000003.278
Vizquel, SS3000000.153
Cain, P2000020.171
  a-Castillo, PH1000000.256
  Walker, P0000000.000

a-Popped out for Cain in the 8th.
1-Ran for Molina in the 9th.

2B: Durham (23, Wood).
TB: Lewis; Durham 3; Molina; Bowker.
RBI: Molina (54).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina; Aurilia 2.
GIDP: Aurilia.
Team LOB: 6.

SB: Burriss (7, 2nd base off Wood/Soto).

Theriot, SS4120010.317
Fontenot, 2B2000110.267
Lee, 1B3110111.304
Ramirez, 3B2113100.289
Soto, C4000034.287
Ward, LF3010000.280
  1-Cedeno, PR0000000.269
  Howry, P0000000.000
  b-Edmonds, PH1000010.226
  Wood, P0000000.000
DeRosa, RF-LF2000121.283
Johnson, CF3000012.266
Marquis, P2000011.171
  a-Fukudome, PH-RF1000001.281

a-Popped out for Marquis in the 7th. b-Struck out for Howry in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 7th.

2B: Lee (26, Cain), Ward (5, Cain).
HR: Ramirez (17, 8th inning off Walker, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Theriot 2; Lee 2; Ramirez 4; Ward 2.
RBI: Ramirez 3 (66).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soto 2; Fukudome.
S: Fontenot.
Team LOB: 6.

CS: Theriot (9, 2nd base by Cain/Molina).

DP: (Theriot-Fontenot-Lee).

Cain 7.03003904.06
Walker (L, 3-5)1.02331215.00
Marquis 7.03002404.44
Howry (W, 3-2)1.00000104.57
Wood (S, 24)1.02111103.02

IBB: Ramirez (by Cain), Lee (by Walker).
HBP: Ramirez (by Cain).
Pitches-strikes: Cain 115-77, Walker 21-11, Marquis 81-55, Howry 12-7, Wood 22-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Cain 2-9, Walker 1-0, Marquis 9-8, Howry 0-2, Wood 1-1.
Batters faced: Cain 27, Walker 6, Marquis 25, Howry 3, Wood 6.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:22.
Att: 41,605.

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