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Cubs 7, Dodgers 0
Third-base coach Mike Quade congratulates Mike Fontenot on his RBI triple in the fourth. (AP)
The Dodgers used seven walks to beat Ryan Dempster in Game 1 of the 2008 NLDS, but Saturday, Dempster allowed one walk and three hits in seven shutout frames, all while pitching with a middle finger blister. The Cubs provided clutch hits, including Reed Johnson's squeeze bunt and Mike Fontenot's RBI triple.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (34-17)
Lost 2
Chi Cubs 7, LA Dodgers 0   CHC
Chi Cubs (25-23)
Won 2
May 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Chi Cubs
0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 X   7 10 0
Standings thru 5/30/09  |  Recap: LAD | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Cubs stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .384
Furcal, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .240
Hudson, O, 2B 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .335
Loney, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286
Ethier, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .257
Martin, R, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .265
Loretta, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .306
Kemp, CF 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .302
Stults, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .071
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Ausmus, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .344
  Weaver, Jf, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
  Leach, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Hoffmann, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273
  Wade, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 0 5 0 2 5 10  

a-Grounded out for Mota in the 5th. b-Grounded into a double play for Leach in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Martin, R (9, Dempster), Ethier (11, Dempster).
TB: Furcal; Kemp 2; Ethier 2; Martin, R 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loretta 2; Ethier.
GIDP: Hoffmann, Loney.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Hudson, O-Furcal-Loney 2, Furcal-Loney).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .246
Theriot, SS 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 .288
Bradley, RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .223
Lee, D, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .246
Johnson, R, CF 3 2 3 2 1 0 0 .270
Soto, G, C 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 .215
Scales, 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .250
  Blanco, 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
Fontenot, 3B 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .230
Dempster, P 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .080
  Guzman, A, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Hoffpauir, M, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .284
  Heilman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 7 10 6 7 7 14  

a-Struck out for Guzman, A in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Fontenot (7, Stults), Lee, D (8, Weaver, Jf).
3B: Fontenot (1, Stults).
HR: Johnson, R (3, 7th inning off Weaver, Jf, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Bradley 3; Theriot; Johnson, R 6; Fontenot 5; Lee, D 2.
RBI: Fontenot 2 (20), Johnson, R 2 (12), Theriot (22), Soto, G (12).
2-out RBI: Fontenot; Johnson, R; Theriot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dempster 2; Soto, G.
GIDP: Scales 2, Bradley.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson, R (1, 2nd base off Stults/Martin, R).
CS: Theriot (3, 2nd base by Mota/Martin, R).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Fontenot-Blanco-Lee, D, Blanco-Theriot-Lee, D).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stults (L, 4-2) 3.0 6 4 4 2 3 0 4.80
Mota 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.11
Weaver, Jf 2.1 3 3 3 5 2 1 4.38
Leach 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.70
Wade 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Dempster (W, 4-3) 7.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 4.48
Guzman, A 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.82
Heilman 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.98

Stults pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.

IBB: Fontenot (by Weaver, Jf).
HBP: Theriot (by Stults).
Pitches-strikes: Stults 55-30, Mota 14-8, Weaver, Jf 59-32, Leach 3-2, Wade 10-7, Dempster 99-63, Guzman, A 11-8, Heilman 24-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Stults 1-1, Mota 1-0, Weaver, Jf 2-0, Leach 1-0, Wade 2-0, Dempster 7-6, Guzman, A 2-0, Heilman 2-0.
Batters faced: Stults 17, Mota 3, Weaver, Jf 13, Leach 1, Wade 3, Dempster 25, Guzman, A 3, Heilman 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Mota 1-1, Leach 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:46.
Att: 41,153.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
May 30, 2009
May 30, 2009

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