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Homer ends duel
Cubs 3, Giants 1
Aramis Ramirez connects for his 17th homer of the year. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
Derrek Lee was intentionally walked in the eighth inning to get to Aramis Ramirez, and the Cubs third baseman repaid the slight with a three-run shot to break a scoreless tie. Jason Marquis kept the Giants off the board for seven innings, allowing only three hits.
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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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