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Marquis steals the show
Gorzelanny strong in defeat
Tom Gorzelanny allowed a home run to the first batter he faced, but settled down to throw seven strong innings, holding the Cubs to just that one run. Unfortunately for the Pirates, their offense was held to only three hits by Cubs starter Jason Marquis.
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Cubs 1, Pirates 0
Jason Marquis is congratulated by catcher Michael Barrett after his three-hit shutout. (Brian Kersey/AP)
Series at a glance:
Soriano provides offense
Alfonso Soriano's 34th career leadoff homer was all Jason Marquis needed Wednesday. The right-hander tossed a scintillating three-hit shutout for his first complete game since Sept. 4, 2005, and the Cubs' first of the season.
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 Soriano's leadoff blast
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 09, 2007
PIT
Pittsburgh (14-18)
Lost 1
Chi Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 0   CHC
Chi Cubs (16-15)
Won 1
May 9, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   1 8 0
Standings thru 5/9/07  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Cubs Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF4000011.230
Sanchez, 2B4000000.240
Bay, LF4000020.266
Doumit, C3010000.425
Nady, RF3000011.265
LaRoche, 1B3000000.164
Bautista, 3B3010000.265
Kelly, SS3010001.167
Gorzelanny, P1000010.000
  a-Eldred, PH1000001.135
  Chacon, P0000000.000
  Grabow, P0000000.000
Totals29030054 

a-Popped out for Gorzelanny in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Doumit (6, Marquis).
TB: Doumit 2; Bautista; Kelly.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Duffy; Nady.
S: Gorzelanny.
Team LOB: 3.

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4111030.312
Theriot, SS4010000.319
Lee, 1B4010011.394
Ramirez, 3B4010001.270
Murton, RF4020001.271
Barrett, C3020101.255
DeRosa, 2B2000204.256
Jones, CF4000009.270
  Pie, CF0000000.224
Marquis, P3000020.150
Totals321813617 

BATTING
2B: Barrett 2 (4, Gorzelanny, Gorzelanny), Murton (5, Chacon).
HR: Soriano (3, 1st inning off Gorzelanny, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano 4; Theriot; Lee; Ramirez; Murton 3; Barrett 4.
RBI: Soriano (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones 6.
Team LOB: 10.

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gorzelanny (L, 4-2)7.06112512.72
Chacon 0.22001103.16
Grabow 0.10000004.76
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis (W, 5-1)9.03000501.70

WP: Gorzelanny.
IBB: DeRosa (by Gorzelanny), Barrett (by Chacon).
Pitches-strikes: Gorzelanny 90-58, Chacon 19-9, Grabow 2-2, Marquis 110-73.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gorzelanny 7-9, Chacon 1-0, Grabow 1-0, Marquis 7-15.
Batters faced: Gorzelanny 29, Chacon 5, Grabow 1, Marquis 30.
Inherited runners-scored: Grabow 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:06.
Att: 40,264.

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