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Fukudome slam not enough for Cubs

Kosuke Fukudome hit his first grand slam into the left-field bleachers, but Ted Lilly allowed three homers despite striking out six in five innings as the Cubs dropped the series opener to the D-backs on Thursday.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Johnson, K, 2B5143001.320
Drew, SS5120023.291
Upton, J, RF3200222.214
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Reynolds, Ma, 3B3100123.227
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LaRoche, 1B4335000.299
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Young, C, CF5100012.281
Gillespie, LF5221010.263
Snyder, C, C5223010.278
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a-Grounded out for LaRoche in the 8th. b-Struck out for Kennedy in the 9th.
Theriot, SS4121010.340
Fukudome, RF4114001.328
Lee, D, 1B4000020.193
Ramirez, Ar, 3B4010000.159
Byrd, CF3010000.333
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a-Popped out for Lilly in the 5th. b-Lined out for Berg in the 8th.
2B: Gillespie (3, Lilly), LaRoche (7, Russell).
HR: LaRoche 2 (4, 4th inning off Lilly, 2 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Lilly, 0 on, 2 out), Snyder, C (3, 4th inning off Lilly, 1 on, 1 out), Johnson, K (9, 7th inning off Russell, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Kennedy; Drew 2; Gillespie 3; Snyder, C 5; LaRoche 10; Johnson, K 7.
RBI: LaRoche 5 (17), Snyder, C 3 (12), Gillespie (1), Kennedy (1), Johnson, K 3 (18).
2-out RBI: LaRoche; Johnson, K 3.
SF: Kennedy.
Team RISP: 6-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

E: Ryal (1, throw).
DP: (Johnson, K).

HR: Fukudome (4, 8th inning off Kennedy, 3 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez, Ar; Theriot 2; Fontenot; Fukudome 4; Byrd.
RBI: Theriot (12), Fukudome 4 (15).
2-out RBI: Theriot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fukudome.
SAC: Lilly.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 3.

E: Ramirez, Ar (2, fielding).
PB: Soto, G (1).

Kennedy(W, 1-1)8.06541614.45
Lilly(L, 1-1)5.07662634.91
Gray, J1.12221207.11
Marshall, S1.00000203.00
Game Scores: Kennedy , Lilly .
WP: Kennedy.
HBP: Fontenot (by Kennedy).
Pitches-strikes: Kennedy 110-70, Stange 9-6, Lilly 98-58, Gray, J 23-13, Russell 32-20, Berg 9-6, Marshall, S 11-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kennedy 8-3, Stange 2-1, Lilly 2-4, Gray, J 1-1, Russell 1-1, Berg 2-1, Marshall, S 1-0.
Batters faced: Kennedy 32, Stange 3, Lilly 24, Gray, J 7, Russell 8, Berg 3, Marshall, S 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Russell 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: D.J. Reyburn.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 27 mph, R to L.
T: 2:40.
Att: 36,850.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
April 29, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media