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Hill notches fifth win
Cubs 2, Braves 1
Alfonso Soriano connects on his RBI single in the second inning. (Gregory Smith/AP)
 Soriano's RBI single
Rich Hill dominated the Braves, tossing eight innings of one-run ball and striking out 11 to pick up his fifth win. The Cubs scored a run in each of the first two innings on RBI singles by Felix Pie and Alfonso Soriano.
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Series at a glance:
Chi Cubs (26-32)
Won 2
Chi Cubs 2, Atlanta 1   ATL
Atlanta (33-28)
Lost 3
June 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 0
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 0
Standings thru 6/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Braves Stats
Soriano, LF3121100.315
Pie, CF4011004.274
Lee, 1B3000110.338
Murton, RF3010112.263
  1-Pagan, PR-RF0000000.298
Barrett, C4000014.239
DeRosa, 3B4000002.252
Theriot, 2B4110000.272
Izturis, SS3010100.245
Hill, R, P2000022.077
  a-Floyd, PH1000000.306
  Dempster, P0000000.000

a-Popped out for Hill, R in the 9th.
1-Ran for Murton in the 8th.

3B: Soriano (4, James).
TB: Soriano 4; Pie; Murton; Theriot; Izturis.
RBI: Pie (9), Soriano (18).
2-out RBI: Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pie 2.
S: Hill, R.
GIDP: Barrett.
Team LOB: 7.

Johnson, 2B3000110.286
Escobar, 3B4000001.321
Renteria, SS4000030.319
Jones, A, CF4121010.224
Francoeur, RF3000021.289
Diaz, LF3010011.333
McCann, C3000011.275
Thorman, 1B2000010.226
  a-Saltalamacchia, PH1000010.298
  Soriano, P0000000.000
James, P2000000.105
  Yates, P0000000.000
  b-Woodward, PH-1B1000000.221

a-Struck out for Thorman in the 8th. b-Flied out for Yates in the 8th.

HR: Jones, A (10, 2nd inning off Hill, R, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Jones, A 5; Diaz.
RBI: Jones, A (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Diaz.
Team LOB: 3.

SB: Jones, A (3, 2nd base off Hill, R/Barrett).

DP: (Renteria-Johnson-Thorman).

Hill, R (W, 5-4)8.031111112.71
Dempster (S, 12)1.00000003.25
James (L, 5-5)7.06223403.66
Yates 1.00001103.58
Soriano 1.00000002.33

IBB: Soriano (by James).
Pitches-strikes: Hill, R 108-75, Dempster 9-8, James 105-67, Yates 12-7, Soriano 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill, R 4-9, Dempster 3-0, James 10-7, Yates 0-2, Soriano 0-3.
Batters faced: Hill, R 28, Dempster 3, James 29, Yates 4, Soriano 3.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:14.
Att: 32,902.

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