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Reds 9, Cubs 0
Edinson Volquez matched a career high with 10 strikeouts. (Al Behrman/AP)
The Reds set a Great American Ball Park record with seven home runs, including three by rookie first baseman Joey Votto. Starter Edinson Volquez tossed seven shutout innings for his fifth win of the season.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (19-15)
Lost 1
Cincinnati 9, Chi Cubs 0   CIN
Cincinnati (14-21)
Won 1
May 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Cincinnati
0 5 0 0 2 2 0 0 X   9 15 0
Standings thru 5/7/08  |  Recap: CHC | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Reds stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Johnson, R, LF 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 .257
Theriot, SS 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .331
  Marshall, S, P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Gallagher, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Ward, PH-1B 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .136
Lee, D, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .324
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wuertz, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Soriano, A, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .188
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .279
  DeRosa, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Fukudome, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .320
Soto, G, C 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .345
  c-Blanco, H, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .350
Cedeno, R, 2B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .345
Pie, CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .217
Lieber, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Fontenot, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .286
Totals 32 0 6 0 7 11 20  

a-Walked for Lieber in the 3rd. b-Walked for Gallagher, S in the 7th. c-Lined out for Soto, G in the 8th. d-Grounded into a forceout for Wuertz in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Ward; Ramirez, Ar; Theriot; Fukudome; Lee, D; Marshall, S.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee, D 2; Pie; Ramirez, Ar; Soriano, A.
GIDP: Lee, D.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 12.

 
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Patterson, C, CF 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .200
Hairston, J, SS 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 .345
Griffey Jr., RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .244
Phillips, 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .276
  Freel, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .304
Votto, 1B 4 3 3 4 1 0 0 .302
Dunn, A, LF 3 1 1 1 2 2 1 .219
Encarnacion, 3B 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .258
Bako, C 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .310
  Valentin, Ja, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
Volquez, P 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .133
  a-Hatteberg, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .128
  Weathers, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 9 15 9 4 6 17  

a-Grounded out for Volquez in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Votto 3 (7, 2nd inning off Lieber, 0 on, 0 out; 5th inning off Marshall, S, 0 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Gallagher, S, 1 on, 2 out), Dunn, A (6, 2nd inning off Lieber, 0 on, 0 out), Bako (4, 2nd inning off Lieber, 0 on, 1 out), Hairston, J (1, 2nd inning off Lieber, 1 on, 2 out), Phillips (6, 5th inning off Marshall, S, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Encarnacion; Phillips 5; Dunn, A 4; Hairston, J 5; Votto 12; Griffey Jr. 2; Bako 5; Patterson, C; Volquez.
RBI: Votto 4 (18), Dunn, A (16), Bako (12), Hairston, J 2 (5), Phillips (16).
2-out RBI: Hairston, J 2; Votto 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Volquez; Patterson, C 2; Bako; Freel.
SAC: Volquez.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Votto (1, 2nd base off Marshall, S/Soto, G).

FIELDING
DP: (Encarnacion-Phillips-Votto).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lieber (L, 2-2) 2.0 7 5 5 0 2 4 3.80
Marshall, S 2.0 2 2 2 3 2 2 4.15
Gallagher, S 2.0 4 2 2 1 1 1 4.50
Howry 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.61
Wuertz 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Volquez (W, 5-1) 7.0 4 0 0 6 10 0 1.06
Weathers 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
Affeldt 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.07

Marshall, S pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

Game Scores: Lieber , Volquez .
Pitches-strikes: Lieber 49-37, Marshall, S 48-26, Gallagher, S 41-25, Howry 25-16, Wuertz 9-6, Volquez 118-75, Weathers 20-12, Affeldt 20-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lieber 2-1, Marshall, S 1-2, Gallagher, S 3-1, Howry 2-0, Wuertz 1-1, Volquez 6-2, Weathers 1-1, Affeldt 2-0.
Batters faced: Lieber 13, Marshall, S 11, Gallagher, S 11, Howry 5, Wuertz 3, Volquez 30, Weathers 4, Affeldt 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Gallagher, S 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 21 mph, R to L.
T: 2:58.
Att: 28,418.
Venue: Great American Ball Park.
May 7, 2008
May 7, 2008

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