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Costly loss for Cubs
Dodgers 6, Cubs 2
Aramis Ramirez goes airborne while scoring on a double by Daryle Ward. (Brian Kersey/AP)
 Ward's RBI double
Steve Trachsel allowed three runs in six innings to lose his first start in his return to the Cubs. Daryle Ward went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored for the Cubs, who saw their lead dwindle to a half-game over Milwaukee and one game ahead of St. Louis.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (73-65)
Won 3
LA Dodgers 6, Chi Cubs 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (70-67)
Lost 2
September 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0   6 14 1
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 8 1
Standings thru 9/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Cubs Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS5110004.278
Pierre, CF5022000.291
Kemp, RF5141000.344
Kent, 2B5010014.295
  Abreu, 2B0000000.288
Gonzalez, LF3021100.282
  1-Valdez, PR0100000.236
  Ethier, LF1000011.289
Martin, C4010003.297
Loney, 1B3110112.312
LaRoche, 3B3111020.208
  Martinez, 3B0001100.185
Penny, P3110011.250
  a-Sweeney, PH1000013.248
  Broxton, P0000000.000
  Saito, P0000000.000
Totals3861463718 

a-Struck out for Penny in the 8th.
1-Ran for Gonzalez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Penny (5, Trachsel), LaRoche (4, Wood), Martin (30, Ohman).
3B: Kemp (4, Hart).
TB: Furcal; Pierre 2; Kemp 6; Kent; Gonzalez 2; Martin 2; Loney; LaRoche 2; Penny 2.
RBI: Gonzalez (57), Pierre 2 (36), Kemp (35), LaRoche (6), Martinez (26).
2-out RBI: Gonzalez; Pierre 2; Kemp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kent; Ethier.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (54, 2nd base off Trachsel/Kendall), Kemp (9, 2nd base off Trachsel/Kendall).
CS: Kemp (4, 2nd base by Trachsel/Kendall).
PO: Kemp (1st base by Trachsel).

FIELDING
E: LaRoche (3, fielding).
DP: 5 (Furcal-Loney, Kent-Furcal-Loney, Furcal-Kent-Loney, Loney-Furcal-Loney, Saito-Loney).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4010001.297
Theriot, SS4010001.281
Lee, 1B4010012.310
Ramirez, 3B3110101.316
Ward, RF3121101.344
DeRosa, 2B3020103.289
Jones, CF4001014.266
Kendall, C4000001.245
Trachsel, P2000000.000
  Wood, P0000000.000
  a-Fontenot, PH0000100.279
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Hart, P0000000.000
Totals312824214 

a-Walked for Wood in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Lee (35, Penny), Ward (11, Penny).
TB: Soriano; Theriot; Lee 2; Ramirez; Ward 3; DeRosa 2.
RBI: Jones (51), Ward (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeRosa 2; Ramirez.
GIDP: Lee; Kendall; Jones; Ward.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Ramirez (9, fielding).
Outfield assists: Ward (Gonzalez at 2nd base), Soriano 2 (Pierre at home, Martin at home).
DP: 2 (Theriot-Lee, Soriano-Kendall).
Pickoffs: Trachsel (Kemp at 1st base).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penny (W, 15-4)7.07213202.82
Broxton 1.01000002.13
Saito 1.00001001.31
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Trachsel (L, 6-9)6.07331304.48
Wood 1.04220103.95
Ohman 0.02111005.23
Hart 2.01001300.00

Ohman pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Loney (by Ohman).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 94-61, Broxton 9-6, Saito 10-5, Trachsel 82-51, Wood 23-16, Ohman 14-7, Hart 30-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Penny 15-4, Broxton 2-1, Saito 0-3, Trachsel 7-6, Wood 2-0, Ohman 0-0, Hart 0-3.
Batters faced: Penny 29, Broxton 3, Saito 3, Trachsel 24, Wood 7, Ohman 3, Hart 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Hart 3-1.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 37,834.

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