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Cubs hang on
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Cubs 7, Brewers 3
Ted Lilly increased his career high in wins to 17 on Saturday afternoon. (Morry Gash/AP)
Ted Lilly carried a no-hitter through six innings, then let the Cubs' bullpen carry his 17th victory home. The bats did much of their damage vs. the Brewers in the first three frames, with Daryle Ward's two-run first-inning homer leading the way.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (97-63)
Won 1
Chi Cubs 7, Milwaukee 3   MIL
Milwaukee (89-72)
Lost 1
September 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3   7 11 1
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0   3 5 2
Standings thru 9/27/08  |  Recap: CHC | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Brewers stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Fukudome, RF 4 1 1 2 1 0 3 .257
Cedeno, R, SS 5 3 2 0 0 0 1 .272
  Wood, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Hoffpauir, M, 1B 4 1 0 0 1 2 3 .357
Ward, LF 4 1 1 2 0 2 3 .216
  Pie, CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .241
Johnson, R, CF-LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .306
Fontenot, 2B 5 0 2 3 0 1 1 .305
McGehee, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .174
Blanco, H, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .297
Lilly, P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .177
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Marquis, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
  Cotts, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wuertz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Theriot, PH-SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .306
Totals 39 7 11 7 4 6 22  

a-Singled for Wuertz in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lilly (2, Sheets).
HR: Ward (4, 1st inning off Sheets, 1 on, 2 out), Fukudome (10, 9th inning off Torres, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Ward 4; Cedeno, R 2; Theriot; Johnson, R; Fontenot 2; Fukudome 4; Lilly 2; Blanco, H 2.
RBI: Ward 2 (17), Fontenot 3 (40), Fukudome 2 (58).
2-out RBI: Ward 2; Fontenot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fukudome 2; Lilly 2; Ward; McGehee.
GIDP: Fukudome.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Fukudome (12, 2nd base off Bush/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Cedeno, R (5, throw).

 
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cameron, CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .241
Hall, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .225
  d-Counsell, PH-3B 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .228
Braun, LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .285
Fielder, 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .277
Hardy, SS 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .284
Hart, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .269
Weeks, R, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .234
Kendall, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
Sheets, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .075
  DiFelice, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Dillon, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
  Bush, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .088
  b-Durham, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
  Parra, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
  c-Branyan, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
  1-Escobar, A, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Torres, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stetter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Coffey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  e-Lamb, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Totals 32 3 5 3 2 5 11  

a-Popped out for DiFelice in the 3rd. b-Grounded out for Bush in the 6th. c-Walked for Parra, M in the 8th. d-Singled for Hall in the 8th. e-Flied out for Coffey in the 9th.
1-Ran for Branyan in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Braun (39, Lilly).
TB: Braun 2; Counsell; Fielder 2; Cameron.
RBI: Hardy (74), Counsell (13), Fielder (102).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hart 2.
SF: Hardy.
Team RISP: 3-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Hall (19, throw), Weeks, R (15, fielding).
DP: (Hardy-Weeks, R-Fielder).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lilly (W, 17-9) 6.0 2 1 1 1 4 0 4.09
Marmol (H, 30) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.68
Marquis (H, 1) 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 4.53
Cotts 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.41
Wuertz (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.68
Wood, K 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.26
 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sheets (L, 13-9) 2.1 5 4 3 2 1 1 3.09
DiFelice 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.84
Bush 3.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.18
Parra, M 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 4.39
Torres 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 1 3.49
Stetter 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.20
Coffey 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.39

Lilly pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Cotts pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Torres pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

WP: Sheets.
HBP: Braun (by Marquis).
Pitches-strikes: Lilly 80-53, Marmol 12-9, Marquis 21-13, Cotts 1-1, Wuertz 5-4, Wood, K 12-9, Sheets 53-33, DiFelice 7-5, Bush 43-28, Parra, M 22-19, Torres 7-6, Stetter 6-2, Coffey 6-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lilly 8-3, Marmol 0-3, Marquis 1-0, Cotts 0-0, Wuertz 2-0, Wood, K 1-1, Sheets 2-5, DiFelice 0-1, Bush 5-0, Parra, M 2-0, Torres 0-0, Stetter 0-0, Coffey 1-0.
Batters faced: Lilly 22, Marmol 3, Marquis 5, Cotts 1, Wuertz 2, Wood, K 3, Sheets 15, DiFelice 3, Bush 10, Parra, M 7, Torres 3, Stetter 2, Coffey 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Marmol 2-1, Cotts 3-1, Wuertz 3-0, DiFelice 2-0, Stetter 1-0, Coffey 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 77 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 1 mph, Varies.
T: 3:03.
Att: 45,288.
Venue: Miller Park.
September 27, 2008
September 27, 2008

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