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10
4
Saturday, April 9, 2005, 1:22PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 38,743, Time of Game: 2:08
Brewers
0
3-1
 Lost 1 
1st
at Cubs
4
2-3
 Won 1 
5th, 1½ GB
L: Ben Sheets (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Brewers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  0
Cubs            0  1  0   0  0  1   2  0  X    4  8  0

Milwaukee Brewers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brady Clark CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .143 .429 .143 .571 22 15 -0.086 0.86 0.000 -0.086 -0.8 2 0
Junior Spivey 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .350 .381 .600 .981 16 11 -0.085 0.79 0.000 -0.085 -0.8 2 2
Lyle Overbay 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .267 .450 .333 .783 10 8 -0.066 0.86 0.000 -0.066 -0.5 8 0
Carlos Lee LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .278 .350 .611 .961 13 6 -0.061 0.79 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 2 0
Geoff Jenkins RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .211 .222 .433 17 9 -0.064 0.82 0.000 -0.064 -0.5 1 0
Russell Branyan 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .364 .462 .545 1.007 13 8 -0.024 0.62 0.013 -0.037 -0.3 1 4
Chad Moeller C 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .167 .286 .167 .452 19 9 -0.025 0.57 0.015 -0.039 -0.1 5 0
J.J. Hardy SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .214 .389 .286 .675 13 5 0.006 1.04 0.059 -0.053 -0.4 3 1 GDP
Ben Sheets P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.074 1.54 0.000 -0.074 -0.5 0 0
   Derrick Turnbow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jeff Cirillo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .500 1.200 1.700 3 2 -0.010 0.36 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
Team Totals 27 0 1 0 2 6 29 .037 .103 .037 .140 129 76 -0.489 0.83 0.087 -0.575 -4.7 24 7
TB: R Branyan.
GIDP: J Hardy (1).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Corey Patterson CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .333 .360 .333 .693 11 7 0.008 0.96 0.074 -0.067 0.5 4 0
Todd Walker 2B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .471 .500 .588 1.088 6 5 -0.008 0.89 0.047 -0.055 0.6 1 1 2B
Nomar Garciaparra SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .174 .174 .174 .348 17 10 -0.065 0.60 0.000 -0.065 -1.0 1 2
Aramis Ramirez 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .263 .417 .474 .890 10 8 -0.048 0.64 0.011 -0.059 -0.8 1 2
Jeromy Burnitz RF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .318 .348 .545 .893 14 8 0.142 0.72 0.166 -0.023 1.1 1 0 HR,SB
Derrek Lee 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .300 .417 .550 .967 22 13 -0.068 0.69 0.000 -0.068 -1.0 12 0
Todd Hollandsworth LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .294 .368 .529 .898 18 10 0.035 0.55 0.043 -0.008 0.3 1 0
Henry Blanco C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 9 7 -0.067 1.17 0.000 -0.067 -0.9 6 0
Carlos Zambrano P 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 .500 .500 .667 1.167 8 8 0.082 1.11 0.115 -0.033 0.9 0 1
   Chad Fox P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   LaTroy Hawkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 2 5 34 .250 .294 .375 .669 115 76 0.011 0.79 0.456 -0.445 -0.2 27 6
2B: T Walker (2, off B Sheets).
HR: J Burnitz (1, off B Sheets, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: J Burnitz 4; C Patterson 2; T Walker 2; C Zambrano 2; A Ramirez; T Hollandsworth.
RBI: T Walker 2 (3); C Zambrano (1); J Burnitz (2).
2-out RBI: C Zambrano.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Garciaparra-D Lee.
Baserunning
SB: J Burnitz (1, 2nd base off B Sheets/C Moeller).

Milwaukee Brewers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ben Sheets, L (1-1) 7 8 4 4 2 5 1 3.86 31 105 70 46 9 15 7 17 3 0 48 -0.015 0.86 -0.3
Derrick Turnbow 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 10 6 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 2 5 1 4.50 34 115 76 50 10 16 9 18 3 0 48 0 0 -0.012 0.79 0.2

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Carlos Zambrano, W (1-0) 7.1 1 0 0 2 6 0 2.25 25 111 64 38 11 15 6 11 3 0 80 0.446 0.92 3.7
Chad Fox 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 6 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.026 0.65 0.5
LaTroy Hawkins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.00 3 12 9 7 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.016 0.20 0.5
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 2 6 0 0.00 29 129 76 46 11 19 8 13 3 0 80 1 0 0.488 0.83 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - Terry Craft, 2B - Ted Barrett, 3B - Alfonso Marquez.
Time of Game: 2:08.
Attendance: 38,743.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 48° F, Wind 8mph in from Leftfield, Sunny.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 1-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R CHC J. Burnitz B. Sheets 11% 83% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b2 0-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC C. Zambrano B. Sheets 10% 65% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Burnitz Scores; Hollandsworth to 3B
t6 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIL J. Hardy C. Zambrano -6% 60% Walk
t6 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIL B. Sheets C. Zambrano 6% 65% Bunt Popfly: 1B
t6 0-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIL B. Clark C. Zambrano 5% 70% Flyball: RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIL B. Clark C. Zambrano 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O MIL J. Spivey C. Zambrano 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIL L. Overbay C. Zambrano 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Ben Sheets facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC C. Patterson B. Sheets 3% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC T. Walker B. Sheets -2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B; Patterson to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC N. Garciaparra B. Sheets -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Ramirez B. Sheets -3% 50% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Brewers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIL C. Lee C. Zambrano 2% 52% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O MIL G. Jenkins C. Zambrano 2% 54% Popfly: 3B (Short LF)
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  MIL R. Branyan C. Zambrano -1% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIL C. Moeller C. Zambrano 2% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Brewers' Ben Sheets facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  CHC J. Burnitz B. Sheets 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. Lee B. Sheets -3% 55% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  CHC T. Hollandsworth B. Sheets 2% 57% Burnitz Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  CHC T. Hollandsworth B. Sheets 2% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHC H. Blanco B. Sheets -4% 55% Flyball: CF; Burnitz to 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  R CHC C. Zambrano B. Sheets 10% 65% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Burnitz Scores; Hollandsworth to 3B
b2 1-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O CHC C. Patterson B. Sheets -4% 61% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O MIL J. Hardy C. Zambrano 3% 64% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O MIL B. Sheets C. Zambrano 2% 66% Popfly: 1B
t3 0-1 2 --- 6,(0-2)  O MIL B. Clark C. Zambrano 1% 67% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Brewers' Ben Sheets facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC T. Walker B. Sheets -2% 65% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
b3 1-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC N. Garciaparra B. Sheets -2% 63% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC A. Ramirez B. Sheets 1% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b3 1-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC J. Burnitz B. Sheets -2% 62% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIL J. Spivey C. Zambrano 3% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O MIL L. Overbay C. Zambrano 2% 67% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIL C. Lee C. Zambrano 1% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Brewers' Ben Sheets facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC D. Lee B. Sheets -2% 66% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 1-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  CHC T. Hollandsworth B. Sheets 2% 69% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 1-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHC H. Blanco B. Sheets -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B; Hollandsworth to 2B
b4 1-0 2 -2- 5,(0-2)  O CHC C. Zambrano B. Sheets -3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O MIL G. Jenkins C. Zambrano 3% 67% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-1 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIL R. Branyan C. Zambrano 2% 69% Flyball: CF
t5 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O MIL C. Moeller C. Zambrano 2% 71% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Brewers' Ben Sheets facing 1-2-3
b5 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC C. Patterson B. Sheets -2% 68% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC T. Walker B. Sheets -2% 67% Popfly: 3B
b5 1-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC N. Garciaparra B. Sheets -1% 66% Popfly: 2B (Short RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 8-9-1
t6 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  MIL J. Hardy C. Zambrano -6% 60% Walk
t6 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O MIL B. Sheets C. Zambrano 6% 65% Bunt Popfly: 1B
t6 0-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O MIL B. Clark C. Zambrano 5% 70% Flyball: RF
t6 0-1 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O MIL J. Spivey C. Zambrano 4% 74% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Brewers' Ben Sheets facing 4-5-6
b6 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC A. Ramirez B. Sheets -2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R CHC J. Burnitz B. Sheets 11% 83% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b6 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC D. Lee B. Sheets -1% 82% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
b6 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC T. Hollandsworth B. Sheets -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 3-4-5
t7 0-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O MIL L. Overbay C. Zambrano 4% 85% Lineout: 1B
t7 0-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O MIL C. Lee C. Zambrano 2% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O MIL G. Jenkins C. Zambrano 1% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Brewers' Ben Sheets facing 8-9-1
b7 2-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC H. Blanco B. Sheets -1% 87% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b7 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC C. Zambrano B. Sheets 1% 89% Single to RF (Fly Ball)
b7 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC C. Patterson B. Sheets 4% 93% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Zambrano to 3B; Patterson to 2B/Adv on throw
b7 2-0 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RR CHC T. Walker B. Sheets 5% 97% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Zambrano Scores; Patterson Scores
b7 4-0 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  O CHC N. Garciaparra B. Sheets -0% 97% Popfly: SS (Short CF)
b7 4-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez B. Sheets -1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 6-7-8
t8 0-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O MIL R. Branyan C. Zambrano 1% 98% Lineout: 1B
t8 0-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  MIL C. Moeller C. Zambrano -1% 96% Walk
Chad Fox replaces Carlos Zambrano pitching and batting 9th
t8 0-4 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  OO MIL J. Hardy C. Fox 3% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Brewers' Derrick Turnbow facing 5-6-7
Derrick Turnbow replaces Ben Sheets pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC J. Burnitz D. Turnbow -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC D. Lee D. Turnbow -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
b8 4-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC T. Hollandsworth D. Turnbow -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 9th, Brewers Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' LaTroy Hawkins facing 9-1-2
LaTroy Hawkins replaces Chad Fox pitching and batting 9th
Jeff Cirillo pinch hits for Derrick Turnbow (P) batting 9th
t9 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O MIL J. Cirillo L. Hawkins 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O MIL B. Clark L. Hawkins 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t9 0-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O MIL J. Spivey L. Hawkins 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Brewers 0, Cubs 4.

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