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Big shots fuel Reds
Milton gets big support
Three-run home runs from Felipe Lopez (third inning) and Austin Kearns (eighth inning) proved more than enough for the Reds, who also received a first-inning solo shot from Adam Dunn. Eric Milton allowed just two earned runs in 6 2/3 innings.
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Reds 8, Cubs 3
Adam Dunn's fifth home run of the year, his fourth against the Cubs, got the Reds started. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Series at a glance:
Cincy homers haunt Cubs
Starter Carlos Zambrano allowed four hits in six innings, but two were home runs that accounted for all four of his earned runs, and a fifth-inning error on his pickoff attempt scored another. Chicago's Matt Murton homered and added an RBI single.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: April 13, 2006
CIN
Cincinnati (6-3)
Won 1
Cincinnati 8, Chi Cubs 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (5-3)
Lost 1
April 13, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
1 0 3 0 1 0 0 3 0   8 7 2
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0   3 7 1
Standings thru 4/13/06  |  Gameday  |  Reds Stats  |  Cubs Stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Freel, CF4100011.368
Lopez, SS3113210.324
Dunn, LF4211123.355
Aurilia, 3B4000021.207
Hatteberg, 1B3110110.200
Kearns, RF4123011.297
Phillips, B, 2B4000011.333
Ross, C3010100.231
Milton, P3210011.200
Coffey, P0000000.000
a-Abad, PH1000001.000
Mercker, P0000000.000
Totals338775109 

a-Popped out for Coffey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ross (1, Howry).
3B: Milton (1, Zambrano, C).
HR: Dunn (5, 1st inning off Zambrano, C, 0 on, 2 out), Lopez (3, 3rd inning off Zambrano, C, 2 on, 1 out), Kearns (3, 8th inning off Howry, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Lopez 4; Dunn 4; Hatteberg; Kearns 5; Ross 2; Milton 3.
RBI: Dunn (8), Lopez 3 (7), Kearns 3 (7).
2-out RBI: Dunn; Kearns 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dunn.
GIDP: Kearns.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Dunn (3, fielding), Phillips, B (1, fielding).
DP: (Phillips, B-Lopez-Hatteberg).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4010010.235
Hairston, 2B5010034.364
Lee, 1B1000301.348
Murton, LF4122002.300
Pagan, RF4010002.267
Cedeno, SS3000011.393
Perez, 3B4000031.267
Blanco, C3110111.200
Zambrano, C, P2110000.167
Williamson, P0000000.000
a-Walker, PH1000000.400
Ohman, P0000000.000
Howry, P0000000.000
b-Bynum, PH1000011.000
Totals3237241013 

a-Flied out for Williamson in the 7th. b-Struck out for Howry in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hairston (1, Milton).
HR: Murton (2, 4th inning off Milton, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pierre; Hairston 2; Murton 5; Pagan; Blanco; Zambrano, C.
RBI: Murton 2 (5).
2-out RBI: Murton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanco; Lee; Pagan; Cedeno; Hairston.
S: Cedeno; Pierre.
GIDP: Murton.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Zambrano, C (1, pickoff).
DP: (Hairston-Cedeno-Lee).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Milton (W, 2-0)6.26322512.63
Coffey (H, 2)1.10001201.80
Mercker 1.01001303.00
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano, C (L, 0-1)6.04543824.86
Williamson 1.00000102.08
Ohman 0.212211027.00
Howry 1.12111011.93

WP: Coffey.
Balk: Zambrano, C.
HBP: Freel (by Zambrano, C).
Pitches-strikes: Milton 98-68, Coffey 26-16, Mercker 25-13, Zambrano, C 103-62, Williamson 13-8, Ohman 12-6, Howry 27-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Milton 6-9, Coffey 2-0, Mercker 0-0, Zambrano, C 7-3, Williamson 1-1, Ohman 0-1, Howry 0-4.
Batters faced: Milton 28, Coffey 5, Mercker 5, Zambrano, C 25, Williamson 3, Ohman 4, Howry 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Ted Barrett. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 40,881.

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