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Pie's the star, but Cubs fall
Padres 4, Cubs 3
Felix Pie watches his fifth-inning RBI double head toward the gap. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
 Pie's first MLB hit, RBI
 Pie throws out Branyan at home
 Ramirez's RBI triple
The Major League debut of Felix Pie was an eventful one. He collected his first big-league hit and RBI in the same at-bat in the fifth inning, scored the game-tying run and threw out the potential winning run in the 10th. But the Cubs had to settle for a series split.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 17, 2007
SD
San Diego (8-6)
Won 1
San Diego 4, Chi Cubs 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (5-8)
Lost 1
April 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   R   H   E 
San Diego
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 14 1
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 1
Standings thru 4/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Padres Stats  |  Cubs Stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, M, 2B7131003.316
Giles, B, RF7121023.276
Cameron, M, CF7020003.173
Gonzalez, 1B7041001.288
Greene, SS5110214.226
Sledge, LF5000226.259
Kouzmanoff, 3B3000114.135
  c-Blum, PH-3B2011103.125
Bowen, C5100104.174
Maddux, P1000000.000
  a-Cruz, J, PH1010000.360
  Meredith, P0000000.000
  b-McAnulty, PH1000000.125
  Linebrink, P0000000.000
  d-Branyan, PH0000100.385
  Bell, P0000000.000
  e-Laforest, PH1000001.429
  Brocail, P0000000.000
  f-Peavy, PH1000001.000
  Hoffman, P0000000.000
Totals5341448633 

a-Singled for Maddux in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Meredith in the 8th. c-Flied out for Kouzmanoff in the 9th. d-Walked for Linebrink in the 10th. e-Flied out for Bell in the 12th. f-Popped out for Brocail in the 14th.

BATTING
2B: Giles, B (4, Miller), Gonzalez 2 (3, Miller, Wuertz), Cameron, M (1, Miller), Greene (7, Ohman), Blum (2, Ohman).
TB: Giles, M 3; Giles, B 3; Cameron, M 3; Gonzalez 6; Greene 2; Blum 2; Cruz, J.
RBI: Giles, B (4), Gonzalez (10), Giles, M (9), Blum (2).
2-out RBI: Giles, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sledge; Giles, B; Bowen 2; Kouzmanoff 2; Blum 2; Cameron, M; Giles, M; Peavy.
S: Maddux; Bowen.
GIDP: Giles, B.
Team LOB: 17.

BASERUNNING
SB: Giles, M (3, 2nd base off Miller/Blanco).

FIELDING
E: Giles, M (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Giles, M-Greene-Gonzalez, Greene-Gonzalez).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pie, CF6111010.167
Theriot, 2B-RF6120001.344
Lee, 1B5011112.380
  Ohman, P0000000.000
Ramirez, 3B5011112.378
Murton, RF5000013.231
  Dempster, P0000000.000
  Ward, 1B1010000.286
  1-Marquis, PR0000000.286
Jones, LF6010011.235
Cedeno, SS5000122.059
Blanco, C3110001.167
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  b-Floyd, PH1000001.303
  Howry, P0000000.000
  DeRosa, 2B1000000.243
Miller, P1000001.000
  a-Izturis, PH1000001.205
  Cotts, P0000000.000
  Barrett, C3000010.214
Totals493833815 

a-Lined out for Miller in the 5th. b-Hit into a double play for Eyre in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 14th.

BATTING
2B: Blanco (1, Maddux), Pie (1, Maddux), Ward (1, Hoffman).
3B: Ramirez (1, Maddux).
TB: Pie 2; Theriot 2; Lee; Ramirez 3; Ward 2; Jones; Blanco 2.
RBI: Ramirez (6), Pie (1), Lee (10).
2-out RBI: Ramirez; Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murton 2; Ramirez; Cedeno.
GIDP: Ramirez.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Theriot (4, 2nd base off Maddux/Bowen), Lee 2 (2, 2nd base off Maddux/Bowen, 2nd base off Maddux/Bowen).

FIELDING
E: Theriot (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Pie (Branyan at home).
DP: (Theriot-Cedeno-Lee).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maddux 5.06331003.86
Meredith 2.00000000.00
Linebrink 2.00002003.86
Bell 2.00000200.00
Brocail (W, 1-0)2.01000402.35
Hoffman (S, 3)1.01000200.00
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Miller 5.06334309.00
Cotts 1.22001100.00
Wuertz 2.02001200.00
Eyre 0.100000010.38
Howry 2.02001003.52
Dempster 2.00001000.00
Ohman (L, 0-1)1.02110009.00

IBB: Sledge (by Wuertz).
Pitches-strikes: Maddux 83-51, Meredith 27-13, Linebrink 25-11, Bell 29-18, Brocail 31-22, Hoffman 15-9, Miller 98-54, Cotts 26-14, Wuertz 35-17, Eyre 2-2, Howry 21-12, Dempster 27-14, Ohman 22-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Maddux 9-6, Meredith 3-3, Linebrink 4-2, Bell 3-1, Brocail 0-2, Hoffman 0-1, Miller 4-8, Cotts 3-1, Wuertz 2-2, Eyre 0-1, Howry 3-2, Dempster 3-3, Ohman 1-2.
Batters faced: Maddux 23, Meredith 6, Linebrink 6, Bell 6, Brocail 7, Hoffman 4, Miller 25, Cotts 8, Wuertz 9, Eyre 1, Howry 8, Dempster 7, Ohman 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Wuertz 2-0, Eyre 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 59 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 4:15.
Att: 36,021.

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