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Cubs get Lilly's back
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Cubs 2, Dodgers 1
Koyie Hill celebrates with Andres Blanco after Hill's game-tying homer. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Ted Lilly was masterful through six innings before allowing a solo home run for the first run of the game in the seventh. But the Cubs' bats made him a winner, as Koyie Hill stroked a solo homer in the bottom of the frame and Kosuke Fukudome added a sac fly to help even the series.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (34-16)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 2, LA Dodgers 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (24-23)
Won 1
May 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 5 1
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X   2 8 1
Standings thru 5/29/09  |  Recap: LAD | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Cubs stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .397
Martin, R, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .264
Hudson, O, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .338
Loney, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 .292
Blake, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .302
Ethier, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .257
Kemp, CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .296
Castro, Ju, SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .357
  Leach, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Loretta, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .326
Billingsley, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
  a-Furcal, PH-SS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .240
Totals 30 1 5 1 5 7 13  

a-Walked for Billingsley in the 8th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Leach in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Kemp (5, 7th inning off Lilly, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Hudson, O; Blake; Ethier; Kemp 4; Martin, R.
RBI: Kemp (29).
2-out RBI: Kemp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martin, R; Loretta.
GIDP: Billingsley, Ethier, Pierre.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Ethier (3, fielding).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .253
Scales, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .268
Fukudome, CF-RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .311
Lee, D, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .244
Hoffpauir, M, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .287
  Gregg, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Fontenot, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .221
Hill, K, C 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 .289
Blanco, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .111
Lilly, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .095
  a-Fox, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .750
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Johnson, R, CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Totals 31 2 8 2 2 8 14  

a-Singled for Lilly in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hoffpauir, M (7, Billingsley), Fukudome (10, Billingsley).
HR: Hill, K (2, 7th inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Fox; Fontenot; Scales; Fukudome 2; Hill, K 4; Soriano, A; Hoffpauir, M 3.
RBI: Hill, K (7), Fukudome (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanco 4; Fontenot; Lee, D.
SF: Fukudome.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Scales (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Blanco-Fontenot-Lee, D, Blanco-Lee, D, Fontenot-Blanco-Lee, D).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Billingsley (L, 6-3) 7.0 8 2 2 2 7 1 2.80
Leach 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.14
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lilly (W, 6-4) 7.0 4 1 1 3 5 1 3.50
Marmol (H, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.27
Gregg (S, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.87

WP: Lilly.
Pitches-strikes: Billingsley 111-70, Leach 13-10, Lilly 102-68, Marmol 17-8, Gregg 28-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Billingsley 9-2, Leach 2-0, Lilly 9-4, Marmol 1-0, Gregg 2-1.
Batters faced: Billingsley 31, Leach 3, Lilly 26, Marmol 4, Gregg 5.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 40,148.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009

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