Atlanta 4, Chi. Cubs 1

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 2:20 PM
Location - Wrigley Field
Temperature - 63°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jim Joyce, First Base - Bill Miller, Second Base - Derryl Cousins, Third Base - Todd Tichenor,
Attendance - 40531

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 8 0
Chi. Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 41-43 21-21 20-22 W2
Chi. Cubs 41-41 25-16 16-25 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Chicago Cubs have a 25-16 record at home this season. The Atlanta Braves have a 20-22 record on the road.
  • Chi. Cubs has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Cubs have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Atlanta has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Braves have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Kenshin Kawakami pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.26. Rafael Soriano closed out the game to get the save and has 10 save s for the season. Kevin Hart took the loss for Chi. Cubs.
  • Kosuke Fukudome had the only homerun for Chi. Cubs. Casey Kotchman had the only homerun for Atlanta.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Atlanta   Chi. Cubs
Kenshin Kawakami Player Kevin Hart
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
2 Strikeouts 3
4 Hits 4
1.50 ERA 1.80
Hitting
Atlanta   Chi. Cubs
Martin Prado Player Ryan Theriot
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Atlanta 8 1 13 .242 18 5 2 7 0 0
Chi. Cubs 6 1 9 .207 9 4 1 2 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game at home against St. Louis. The Cubs have a W/L % of .537 after a win and .463 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Colorado. The Braves have a W/L % of .550 after a win and .432 after a loss.
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