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W:R.Dempster(2-3) L:F.Liriano(1-7)
HR: CHC- None MIN- None



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Scott Barry; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Gary Darling; Third, Paul Emmel;
- Reed Johnson singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano doubled to left scoring Reed Johnson. Runner on second with two outs and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 1st
- Denard Span grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Ben Revere stole second. Runner on second with one out and Joe Mauer at the plate.
- Joe Mauer struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau grounded into a fielder`s choice to short. On the play, Josh Willingham out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Joe Mather grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney flied out to right. None on with two outs and Ian Stewart due up.
- Ian Stewart grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 2nd
- Trevor Plouffe struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera popped out to second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Koyie Hill struck out swinging. None on with one out and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson walked. Runner on first with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
- Reed Johnson advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and David DeJesus at the plate.
- David DeJesus grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 3rd
- Jamey Carroll singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span sacrifice bunt from third to first. On the play, Jamey Carroll advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere grounded out to first. On the play, Jamey Carroll advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Alfonso Soriano struck out looking. None on with one out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker grounded out off pitcher to second to first. None on with two outs and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 4th
- Josh Willingham grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Darwin Barney flied out to right. None on with one out and Ian Stewart due up.
- Ian Stewart struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Koyie Hill due up.
- Koyie Hill flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 5th
- Brian Dozier popped out to second. None on with one out and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Reed Johnson walked. Runner on first with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro doubled to right. On the play, Reed Johnson advances to third. Runners on second and third with none out and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus grounded out second to first scoring Reed Johnson. On the play, Starlin Castro advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano intentionally walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Joe Mather due up.
- Francisco Liriano`s wild pitch scored Starlin Castro. Alfonso Soriano advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and Joe Mather at the plate.
- Joe Mather doubled to left scoring Alfonso Soriano. Runner on second with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Brian Duensing enters the game for the Twins with a runner on second and two out.
- Darwin Barney grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 6th
- Joe Mauer flied out to left. None on with one out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham flied out to center. None on with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Ian Stewart flied out to center. None on with one out and Koyie Hill due up.
- Koyie Hill flied out to center. None on with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 7th
- Trevor Plouffe bunt singled to third. Runner on first with none out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier grounded out third to first on a bunt. On the play, Trevor Plouffe advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera reached first on Starlin Castro`s fielding error. On the play, Trevor Plouffe out at home, short to catcher. Runner on second with two outs and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Jared Burton starts the innng for the Twins.
- Starlin Castro singled to center. Runner on first with none out and David DeJesus due up.
- Starlin Castro stole second. Runner on second with none out and David DeJesus at the plate.
- David DeJesus was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with none out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano grounded into a fielder`s choice. On the play, David DeJesus advances to second on Jared Burton`s throwing error. Starlin Castro advances to third. Bases loaded with none out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker sacrifice fly out to center scored Starlin Castro. On the play, David DeJesus advances to third. Runners on first and third and with one out and Joe Mather due up.
- Joe Mather struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney singled to center scoring David DeJesus. On the play, Alfonso Soriano was tagged out at third, center to third to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 8th
- Denard Span grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Anthony Swarzak starts the inning for the Twins.
- Ian Stewart struck out swinging. None on with one out and Koyie Hill due up.
- Koyie Hill struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Reed Johnson due up.
- Reed Johnson singled to second. Runner on first with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro singled to short. On the play, Reed Johnson advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus doubled to right scoring Reed Johnson and Starlin Castro. Runner on second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 9th
- James Russell starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Josh Willingham singled to third. Runner on first with none out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau singled to first. On the play, Josh Willingham advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe singled to left. On the play, Justin Morneau advances to second and Josh Willingham advances to third. Bases loaded with none out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier popped out to short. Bases loaded with one out and Drew Butera due up.
- Ryan Doumit is pinch-hitting for Drew Butera.
- Pinch-Hitter Ryan Doumit sacrifice fly out to left scored Josh Willingham. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll doubled to right scoring Justin Morneau. On the play, Trevor Plouffe advances to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span flied out to center to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 8, Minnesota 2


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: R.Dempster (2-3); LP:F.Liriano (1-7).

Chicago Cubs 8, Minnesota 2