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Big Z toils as bats limited
Reds 5, Cubs 1
Carlos Zambrano is winless in three Opening Day starts. (David Kohl/AP)
 Lee's single leads to run
Carlos Zambrano gave up five runs on six hits, including two homers to Adam Dunn, and walked five as the Cubs fell to the Reds on Opening Day in Cincinnati. Matt Murton scored the Cubs' only run on an error in the fifth.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 02, 2007
CHC
Chi Cubs (0-1)
Lost 1
Cincinnati 5, Chi Cubs 1   CIN
Cincinnati (1-0)
Won 1
April 2, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 8 0
Cincinnati
2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 X   5 8 1
Standings thru 4/2/07  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Reds Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, CF4010000.250
Murton, LF4110032.250
Lee, 1B3020100.667
Ramirez, 3B4010002.250
Jones, RF4010001.250
Barrett, C4000002.000
DeRosa, 2B2010100.500
  Cotts, P0000000.000
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  a-Floyd, PH1000000.000
Izturis, SS4010004.250
Zambrano, P2000021.000
  Theriot, 2B2000011.000
Totals341802613 

a-Popped out for Ohman in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Soriano; Murton; Lee 2; Ramirez; Jones; DeRosa; Izturis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murton; Izturis 2; Ramirez; Jones.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Lee (1, 2nd base by Harang/Ross).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Freel, CF4120111.500
Dunn, LF4223111.500
  Weathers, P0000000.000
Phillips, 2B2100111.000
Griffey, RF3120100.667
Encarnacion, 3B4010006.250
Hatteberg, 1B3001104.000
Gonzalez, A, SS2011100.500
Ross, C4000025.000
Harang, P2000010.000
  Saarloos, P0000000.000
  a-Hamilton, PH-LF1000000.000
Totals295856618 

a-Lined out for Saarloos in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Freel (1, Cotts).
HR: Dunn 2 (2, 1st inning off Zambrano, 1 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Freel 3; Dunn 8; Griffey 2; Encarnacion; Gonzalez, A.
RBI: Dunn 3 (3), Hatteberg (1), Gonzalez, A (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hatteberg; Freel; Ross 2; Phillips.
S: Harang.
SF: Gonzalez, A.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Freel (1, throw).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano (L, 0-1)5.06555229.00
Cotts 1.22000100.00
Wuertz 0.10001100.00
Ohman 1.00000200.00
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harang (W, 1-0)7.06102500.00
Saarloos 1.01000100.00
Weathers 1.01000000.00

WP: Zambrano, Harang.
HBP: Phillips (by Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes: Zambrano 92-46, Cotts 29-19, Wuertz 9-3, Ohman 10-8, Harang 112-75, Saarloos 13-8, Weathers 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Zambrano 8-4, Cotts 0-4, Wuertz 0-0, Ohman 0-1, Harang 4-11, Saarloos 2-0, Weathers 1-2.
Batters faced: Zambrano 26, Cotts 7, Wuertz 2, Ohman 3, Harang 28, Saarloos 4, Weathers 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wuertz 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 42,720.

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