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W:T.Wood(4-3) L:J.Santana(6-5)
HR: CHC- R.Johnson (3), J.Baker (3), A.Rizzo (4) NYM- L.Duda (12), J.Valdespin (3)



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Angel Campos; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Doug Eddings; Third, Dana DeMuth;
- Reed Johnson lead-off Home Run (3) to left. Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney flied out to right. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo infield single to second. Runner on first with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano singled to left. On the play, Anthony Rizzo advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker struck out swinging. Runners on first and second with two outs and Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto flied out to right to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 1st
- Ruben Tejada flied out to left. None on with one out and Ronny Cedeno due up.
- Ronny Cedeno grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and David Wright due up.
- David Wright grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Joe Mather flied out to center. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Travis Wood due up.
- Travis Wood struck out swinging to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 2nd
- Scott Hairston grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Lucas Duda due up.
- Lucas Duda one-out, solo Home Run (12) to right. Justin Turner due up.
- Justin Turner infield single to second. Runner on first with one out and Mike Nickeas due up.
- Mike Nickeas flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Kirk Nieuwenhuis due up.
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Reed Johnson doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 3rd
- Johan Santana struck out swinging. None on with one out and Ruben Tejada due up.
- Ruben Tejada walked. Runner on first with one out and Ronny Cedeno due up.
- Ronny Cedeno doubled to left scoring Ruben Tejada with one out. Runner on second and David Wright due up.
- David Wright grounded out short to first. Runner on second with two outs and Scott Hairston due up.
- Scott Hairston lined out to third to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Jeff Baker doubled to center. Runner on second with none out and Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto singled to left. On the play, Jeff Baker advances to third. Runners on first and third with none out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather sacrifice fly to center scored Jeff Baker with one out. On the play, Geovany Soto advanced to second. Runner on second and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena popped out to first. Runner on second with two outs and Travis Wood due up.
- Travis Wood flied out to right to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 4th
- Lucas Duda flied out to center. None on with one out and Justin Turner due up.
- Justin Turner singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Mike Nickeas due up.
- Justin Turner caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Mike Nickeas at the plate.
- Mike Nickeas walked. Runner on first with two outs and Kirk Nieuwenhuis due up.
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Johan Santana due up.
- Johan Santana struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Reed Johnson infield single to first. Runner on first with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney singled to right. On the play, Reed Johnson advances to third. Runners on first and third with none out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo none-out, three-run Home Run (4) to right scored Reed Johnson and Darwin Barney. Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker one-out, solo Home Run (3) to left. Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather singled to left. On the play, Geovany Soto advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena singled to right scoring Geovany Soto with one out. On the play, Joe Mather advances to third. Valbuena out at second. Runner on third with two outs and Travis Wood due up.
- Ramon Ramirez enters the game for the Mets with a runner on third and two out.
- Travis Wood grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 5th
- Ruben Tejada struck out looking. None on with one out and Ronny Cedeno due up.
- Ronny Cedeno flied out to right. None on with two outs and David Wright due up.
- David Wright flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Reed Johnson flied out to center. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker popped out to second to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 6th
- Scott Hairston reached first on Darwin Barney throwing error. Runner on first with none out and Lucas Duda due up.
- Lucas Duda grounded into a fielder`s choice, first to short. On the play, Scott Hairston out at second. Runner on first with one out and Justin Turner due up.
- Justin Turner doubled to right. On the play, Lucas Duda advances to third. Runners on second and third with one out and Mike Nickeas due up.
- Mike Nickeas sacrifice fly to center scored Lucas Duda with two out. Runner on second and Kirk Nieuwenhuis due up.
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Geovany Soto flied out to left. None on with one out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena lined out to short to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 7th
- Jordany Valdespin is pinch-hitting for Ramon Ramirez.
- Pinch-Hitter Jordany Valdespin walked. Runner on first with none out and Ruben Tejada due up.
- Defensive switch from shortstop to second base for Darwin Barney.
- Shawn Camp enters the game for the Cubs with a runner on first and none out, batting 5th, replacing Jeff Baker.
- Starlin Castro replaced Travis Wood batting 9th, playing shortstop.
- Ruben Tejada grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Jordany Valdespin out at second. None on with two outs and Ronny Cedeno due up.
- Ronny Cedeno grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Jordany Valdespin remains in the game playing second base.
- Miguel Batista starts the inning for the Mets, batting 2nd.
- Starlin Castro grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo singled to right. Bases loaded with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano singled to right scoring Reed Johnson with one out. Bases loaded and Shawn Camp due up.
- Bryan LaHair is pinch-hitting for Shawn Camp.
- Pinch-Hitter Bryan LaHair struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto flied out to center to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 8th
- James Russell starts the inning for the Cubs.
- David Wright doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Scott Hairston due up.
- Scott Hairston flied out to center. Runner on second with one out and Lucas Duda due up.
- Lucas Duda struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Justin Turner due up.
- Justin Turner singled to center scoring David Wright with two out. Runner on first and Mike Nickeas due up.
- Mike Nickeas grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Justin Turner out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Joe Mather popped out to short. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena popped out to third. None on with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro infield single to short. Runner on first with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson struck out swinging to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 9th
- Tony Campana replaced Alfonso Soriano batting 4th, playing center field.
- Defensive switch from center field to left field for Joe Mather.
- Carlos Marmol starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jordany Valdespin due up.
- Jordany Valdespin one-out, solo Home Run (3) to right. Ruben Tejada due up.
- Ruben Tejada walked. Runner on first with one out and Miguel Batista due up.
- Daniel Murphy is pinch-hitting for Miguel Batista.
- Pinch-Hitter Daniel Murphy walked. Runners on first and second with one out and David Wright due up.
- David Wright walked. Bases loaded with one out and Scott Hairston due up.
- Ike Davis is pinch-hitting for Scott Hairston.
- Pinch-Hitter Ike Davis singled to right scoring Ruben Tejada and Daniel Murphy with one out. On the play, David Wright advances to second. Runners on first and second with Lucas Duda due up.
- Lucas Duda lined into a double play to the pitcher. On the play, Ike Davis doubled off first to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 8, NY Mets 7


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: T.Wood (4-3); LP:J.Santana (6-5).

Chicago Cubs 8, NY Mets 7