To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Surging Dodgers stumble
Cubs 8, Dodgers 2
Eric Stults went 2-for-2 with a double at the plate Wednesday at Wrigley. (Jerry Lai/AP)
Heading into the game three back in the NL West and the Wild Card race and riding a three-game winning streak, the Dodgers took a step back. Starter Eric Stults allowed four runs in 4 1/3 innings, and three different relievers yielded four more in the eighth to dash any comeback hopes.
Complete story >  
Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (73-66)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 8, LA Dodgers 2   CHC
Chi Cubs (71-67)
Won 1
September 5, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   2 8 3
Chi Cubs
0 1 2 0 1 0 0 4 X   8 13 0
Standings thru 9/5/07  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Cubs Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS3001002.276
Pierre, CF4010002.291
Kemp, RF4010011.342
Kent, 2B4000002.292
Ethier, LF4010011.288
Hillenbrand, 3B4010022.251
Loney, 1B4000001.307
Lieberthal, C3210101.243
Stults, P2020000.364
  Proctor, P0000000.000
  a-Saenz, PH1011000.188
  1-Hu, PR0000000.000
  Seanez, P0000000.000
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  Meloan, P0000000.000
  Hendrickson, P0000000.038
  Hernandez, P0000000.000
Totals332821412 

a-Doubled for Proctor in the 7th.
1-Ran for Saenz in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pierre (20, Lilly), Stults (2, Lilly), Lieberthal (2, Lilly), Saenz (5, Marmol).
TB: Pierre 2; Kemp; Ethier; Hillenbrand; Lieberthal 2; Stults 3; Saenz 2.
RBI: Furcal (44), Saenz (17).
2-out RBI: Saenz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kent; Pierre; Furcal; Lieberthal.
SF: Furcal.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pierre (55, 3rd base off Lilly/Soto).
CS: Hillenbrand (3, 2nd base by Lilly/Soto).

FIELDING
E: Pierre (5, missed catch), Kemp (4, throw), Kent (14, throw).
DP: (Hillenbrand-Kent-Loney).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5120020.298
  Fuld, CF0000000.000
DeRosa, 2B-RF4232101.293
Lee, 1B4010113.309
Ramirez, 3B2112201.317
Murton, RF3000012.269
  Pie, CF0000000.215
  a-Kendall, PH1000002.245
  Howry, P0000000.000
  d-Floyd, PH1010000.287
  Fontenot, 2B0000000.279
Monroe, CF-RF-LF4110125.221
Soto, C3121110.300
Cedeno, SS3000002.111
  b-Ward, PH0000000.344
  c-Theriot, PH-SS1111000.283
Lilly, P3000002.138
  Marmol, P0000000.000
  Jones, CF1111000.268
  Dempster, P0000000.000
Totals3581376718 

a-Popped out for Pie in the 7th. b-Batted for Cedeno in the 8th. c-Doubled for Ward in the 8th. d-Singled for Howry in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Monroe (22, Stults), DeRosa (25, Stults), Theriot (28, Hendrickson), Soriano (34, Hernandez).
HR: Ramirez (20, 3rd inning off Stults, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Soriano 3; DeRosa 4; Lee; Ramirez 4; Floyd; Monroe 2; Soto 2; Theriot 2; Jones.
RBI: Soto (2), Ramirez 2 (84), Theriot (42), Jones (52), DeRosa 2 (65).
2-out RBI: Ramirez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lilly 2; Monroe 3; Kendall.
GIDP: DeRosa.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: DeRosa (1, 2nd base off Seanez/Lieberthal), Theriot (25, 3rd base off Hendrickson/Lieberthal).
CS: Monroe (4, 2nd base by Meloan/Lieberthal).

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Stults (L, 1-3)4.18432214.50
Proctor 1.20000303.77
Seanez 0.20002203.65
Beimel 0.10000004.06
Meloan 0.10112003.86
Hendrickson 0.02220005.24
Hernandez 0.23110006.02
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly (W, 14-7)6.26221303.85
Marmol (H, 14)0.11000001.45
Howry (H, 18)1.00000003.56
Dempster 1.01000103.27

Hendrickson pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Stults.
IBB: Ramirez (by Stults), Ramirez (by Seanez).
HBP: Ramirez (by Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes: Stults 70-46, Proctor 21-15, Seanez 21-10, Beimel 2-2, Meloan 10-2, Hendrickson 5-3, Hernandez 25-16, Lilly 94-64, Marmol 8-4, Howry 20-14, Dempster 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Stults 5-6, Proctor 1-1, Seanez 0-0, Beimel 0-1, Meloan 0-0, Hendrickson 0-0, Hernandez 1-1, Lilly 4-12, Marmol 0-1, Howry 1-2, Dempster 2-0.
Batters faced: Stults 22, Proctor 5, Seanez 4, Beimel 1, Meloan 2, Hendrickson 2, Hernandez 6, Lilly 26, Marmol 2, Howry 3, Dempster 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Proctor 2-0, Beimel 2-0, Hendrickson 1-1, Hernandez 1-1, Marmol 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 84 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 39,559.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
Below is an advertisement.