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Soriano, Cubs help keep Silva unbeaten

Carlos Silva etched his name in the Cubs' record books by winning his sixth straight to start the year, and he was aided by Alfonso Soriano, who moved one homer shy of 300 with a two-run shot in a four-run first.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Theriot, 2B5110012.304
Castro, S, SS4110000.350
Lee, D, 1B3111100.218
Byrd, CF3001102.310
Soriano, A, LF3122110.326
Marmol, P0000000.000
Nady, RF3110002.238
Colvin, RF-LF1000010.313
Baker, Je, 3B4000022.226
Soto, G, DH3000022.264
a-Fukudome, PH-DH-RF1000000.303
Hill, K, C4011020.205
Totals345753910.264
a-Flied out for Soto, G in the 9th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS4110120.310
Young, M, 3B5123010.317
Kinsler, 2B4010102.313
Guerrero, DH4010111.339
Hamilton, LF-CF4010005.289
Cruz, N, RF3110101.337
Smoak, 1B4000013.165
Treanor, C3000102.205
1-Arias, PR0000000.304
Ramirez, M, C0000000.276
Borbon, CF3121001.240
a-Murphy, Dv, PH-LF1000011.227
Totals354945616.269
a-Struck out for Borbon in the 8th.
1-Ran for Treanor in the 8th.
BATTING
HR: Soriano, A (9, 1st inning off Wilson, C, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Castro, S; Theriot; Hill, K; Lee, D; Soriano, A 5; Nady.
RBI: Lee, D (20), Byrd (26), Soriano, A 2 (27), Hill, K (3).
2-out RBI: Hill, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nady; Theriot.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BATTING
2B: Young, M (9, Howry).
HR: Young, M (5, 3rd inning off Silva, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler; Andrus; Hamilton; Guerrero; Cruz, N; Borbon 2; Young, M 6.
RBI: Young, M 3 (28), Borbon (11).
2-out RBI: Borbon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton 3; Borbon; Guerrero.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (3, 2nd base off Marmol/Hill, K).
CS: Borbon (2, 2nd base by Silva/Hill, K).

FIELDING
E: Hamilton (1, throw).

Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva(W, 6-0)5.16331113.52
Grabow(H, 7)1.02111008.47
Howry(H, 2)0.110010010.43
Marshall, S(H, 5)1.10001201.93
Marmol(S, 9)1.00001301.59
Totals9.09445614.16
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wilson, C(L, 3-2)5.27553513.07
Ray1.10000002.57
Francisco, F1.00000304.35
Feliz1.00000103.09
Totals9.07553914.06
IBB: Guerrero (by Howry).
Pitches-strikes: Silva 81-50, Grabow 22-13, Howry 9-2, Marshall, S 30-19, Marmol 21-12, Wilson, C 108-66, Ray 13-9, Francisco, F 19-14, Feliz 12-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Silva 10-3, Grabow 1-0, Howry 0-0, Marshall, S 1-0, Marmol 0-0, Wilson, C 8-3, Ray 4-0, Francisco, F 0-0, Feliz 0-2.
Batters faced: Silva 22, Grabow 6, Howry 3, Marshall, S 5, Marmol 4, Wilson, C 27, Ray 4, Francisco, F 3, Feliz 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 2-1, Marshall, S 3-0, Ray 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 37,777.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 23, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media