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Early hole sinks Cubs
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Phillies 12, Cubs 5
Sean Marshall gave up a pair of three-run homers in the fourth inning. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Jeff Samardzija's first Major League start was a forgettable one, as the young righty gave up seven runs on eight hits over just 3 1/3 innings. The Cubs, who have lost six of their past seven, fell four games back of the victorious Cardinals in the National League Central race.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (63-48)
Won 2
Philadelphia 12, Chi Cubs 5   CHC
Chi Cubs (58-54)
Lost 4
August 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
2 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0   12 14 0
Chi Cubs
0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2   5 10 1
Standings thru 8/12/09  |  Recap: PHI | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Cubs stats
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 2 2 3 1 0 0 .246
Victorino, CF 5 2 2 2 0 1 1 .310
Utley, 2B 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 .296
  Bruntlett, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .129
Howard, 1B 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .263
Ibanez, LF 5 1 1 3 0 2 1 .296
Werth, RF 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 .263
Feliz, 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .284
Ruiz, C 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .227
Martinez, P, P 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000
  Park, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Totals 41 12 14 12 3 9 8  

BATTING
2B: Utley (22, Samardzija), Rollins (29, Samardzija), Werth (19, Marshall, S).
3B: Victorino (8, Samardzija), Howard (3, Samardzija).
HR: Victorino (9, 3rd inning off Samardzija, 1 on, 0 out), Rollins (15, 4th inning off Marshall, S, 2 on, 1 out), Ibanez (27, 4th inning off Marshall, S, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 3; Ruiz; Victorino 7; Ibanez 4; Feliz 2; Rollins 6; Werth 3; Utley 4.
RBI: Utley (73), Howard (82), Victorino 2 (52), Ruiz (25), Rollins 3 (57), Ibanez 3 (78), Feliz (57).
2-out RBI: Ibanez 3; Feliz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Werth; Martinez, P.
Team RISP: 7-for-11.
Team LOB: 5.

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Theriot, SS 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 .300
Bradley, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .267
  Marmol, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Soto, G, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220
Lee, D, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .286
  a-Fontenot, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
Fox, 3B-1B 3 0 0 1 0 3 2 .298
Fukudome, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .274
Soriano, A, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244
Baker, Je, 2B 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .256
  Heilman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Fuld, RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .306
Hill, K, C 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 .225
Samardzija, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  Marshall, S, P 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .231
  Miles, 2B 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .193
Totals 36 5 10 5 1 8 14  

a-Flied out for Lee, D in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Marmol in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lee, D (22, Martinez, P), Fukudome (26, Martinez, P).
TB: Bradley; Baker, Je; Theriot 3; Hill, K 2; Fukudome 2; Fuld; Lee, D 2.
RBI: Baker, Je (10), Bradley (30), Fox (30), Miles (5), Theriot (45).
2-out RBI: Theriot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fox; Fukudome.
SF: Fox.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Fukudome (2, throw).

 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martinez, P (W, 1-0) 5.0 7 3 3 1 5 0 5.40
Park (H, 8) 3.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.66
Durbin 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 4.80
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Samardzija (L, 1-2) 3.1 8 7 7 0 4 1 7.81
Marshall, S 3.1 6 5 5 3 4 2 4.35
Heilman 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.64
Marmol 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.62

Pitches-strikes: Martinez, P 99-64, Park 26-17, Durbin 16-11, Samardzija 74-45, Marshall, S 84-48, Heilman 17-12, Marmol 12-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Martinez, P 1-5, Park 3-3, Durbin 3-0, Samardzija 5-1, Marshall, S 3-3, Heilman 1-0, Marmol 0-2.
Batters faced: Martinez, P 23, Park 9, Durbin 6, Samardzija 18, Marshall, S 19, Heilman 4, Marmol 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Marshall, S 2-2, Heilman 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 69 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 41,133.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009

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