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LA's in command
Dodgers 10, Cubs 3
Manny Ramirez congratulates his teammates, who scored on Russell Martin's double. (Getty)
Taking one out of two on the road is ideal, but winning both games at Wrigley is just downright phenomenal. Behind a strong Chad Billingsley and a Russell Martin three-run double during a five-run second inning, the Dodgers took a 2-0 lead over the Cubs in the NLDS.
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Dodgers win series, 3-0
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 LAD 7 @ CHC 2 Wed Oct. 1    
Gm 2 LAD 10 @ CHC 3 Thu Oct. 2    
Gm 3 CHC 1 @ LAD 3 Sat Oct. 4    
LAD
LA Dodgers
CHC
Chi Cubs
October 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 5 0 0 1 0 1 2 1   10 12 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2   3 8 4
Recap: LAD | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Cubs stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 6 2 3 2 0 0 3 .333
Martin, R, C 5 0 1 3 0 3 3 .222
Ramirez, M, LF 4 2 2 2 1 2 1 .500
  Saito, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ethier, RF 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 .167
Loney, 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .200
Kemp, CF 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 .222
DeWitt, 2B 4 1 0 1 0 0 3 .250
  Wade, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Pierre, PH-LF 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Blake, 3B 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .375
Billingsley, P 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000
  Berroa, 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Totals 41 10 12 10 3 9 23  

a-Reached on error for Wade in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Martin, R (1, Zambrano), Kemp (2, Cotts).
HR: Ramirez, M (2, 5th inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Berroa; Ramirez, M 5; Furcal 3; Kemp 2; Blake 2; Ethier; Loney; Martin, R 2.
RBI: DeWitt (1), Furcal 2 (2), Martin, R 3 (4), Ramirez, M 2 (3), Kemp (1), Blake (2).
2-out RBI: Furcal; Martin, R 3; Kemp; Ramirez, M; Blake.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, M; Martin, R; DeWitt 2; Furcal.
SAC: Berroa.
GIDP: Kemp.
Team RISP: 6-for-16.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Furcal-DeWitt-Loney).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .111
Theriot, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
Lee, D, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .429
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .250
DeRosa, 2B 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .500
Edmonds, CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .286
  b-Pie, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Soto, G, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .143
Fukudome, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .000
Zambrano, P 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  Cotts, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Fontenot, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Wood, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Ward, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
Totals 34 3 8 3 2 9 15  

a-Grounded out for Marmol in the 8th. b-Walked for Edmonds in the 9th. c-Struck out for Wood, K in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: DeRosa 2 (2, Billingsley, Saito), Edmonds (1, Billingsley), Lee, D (1, Saito).
TB: Ramirez, Ar; DeRosa 4; Soto, G; Lee, D 3; Soriano, A; Edmonds 2.
RBI: Edmonds (1), DeRosa 2 (4).
2-out RBI: Edmonds.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, Ar; Fukudome; Ward.
GIDP: DeRosa.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: DeRosa (1, fielding), Lee, D (1, fielding), Ramirez, Ar (1, fielding), Theriot (1, throw).
DP: (DeRosa-Theriot-Lee, D).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley (W, 1-0) 6.2 5 1 1 1 7 0 1.35
Wade 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Saito 0.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 -.--
Broxton, J 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zambrano (L, 0-1) 6.1 6 7 3 2 7 1 4.26
Cotts 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Marmol 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 18.00
Wood, K 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Saito pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

WP: Billingsley.
HBP: Blake (by Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes: Billingsley 96-62, Wade 15-12, Saito 13-8, Broxton, J 21-10, Zambrano 108-66, Cotts 16-9, Marmol 17-12, Wood, K 20-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Billingsley 8-4, Wade 4-0, Saito 0-0, Broxton, J 0-0, Zambrano 8-4, Cotts 1-0, Marmol 1-0, Wood, K 1-3.
Batters faced: Billingsley 25, Wade 4, Saito 3, Broxton, J 4, Zambrano 30, Cotts 4, Marmol 6, Wood, K 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Wade 2-0, Broxton, J 1-0, Cotts 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Tom Hallion. 3B: Gerry Davis. LF: Jim Reynolds. RF: Dale Scott.
Weather: 56 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 3:10.
Att: 42,136.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
October 2, 2008
October 2, 2008

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