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Sunk in the sixth
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Cubs 7, Pirates 3
Matt Morris faced eight Cubs hitters in the sixth inning Thursday.  (Gene J. Puksar/AP)
After the Pirates jumped out to an early lead with three runs in the first inning, veteran starter Matt Morris seemed to be cruising towards his first win before the Cubs jumped on him for five runs in the sixth inning.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (6-3)
Won 5
Chi Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 3   PIT
Pittsburgh (3-6)
Lost 3
April 10, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0   7 11 0
Pittsburgh
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 2
Standings thru 4/10/08  |  Recap: CHC | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Pirates stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF5220012.163
Fontenot, 2B5122002.417
Lee, 1B4002012.300
Ramirez, 3B4000002.222
Fukudome, RF4100101.371
Soto, C5142000.333
Theriot, SS3120101.250
Pie, CF2000023.182
  Lieber, P1000012.000
  Howry, P0000000.000
  Wood, P0000000.000
Hill, R, P1000002.000
  Johnson, CF2111100.389
Totals3671173517 

BATTING
2B: Soto 2 (3, Morris, Morris), Soriano (1, Morris).
HR: Soto (2, 6th inning off Morris, 1 on, 0 out), Fontenot (1, 6th inning off Morris, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Soriano 3; Fontenot 5; Soto 9; Theriot 2; Johnson.
RBI: Lee 2 (6), Soto 2 (8), Johnson (4), Fontenot 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Fontenot 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill, R; Pie; Lieber; Lee.
S: Lieber.
SF: Lee.
GIDP: Fukudome.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson (1, 2nd base off Meek/Paulino), Soriano (2, 2nd base off Morris/Paulino).
CS: Theriot (1, 3rd base by Morris/Paulino).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Fontenot-Theriot-Lee 2).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF5120001.391
Sanchez, F, 2B4111012.214
Bay, LF3110101.267
LaRoche, 1B3010101.129
Nady, RF2001101.308
Paulino, C3020100.308
Bautista, 3B3001014.194
Bixler, SS3000012.000
  b-Morgan, PH1000000.200
Morris, P2010010.250
  a-Mientkiewicz, PH1000000.300
  Meek, P0000000.000
  c-Doumit, PH1000000.355
Totals313834412 

a-Flied out for Morris in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Bixler in the 9th. c-Flied out for Meek in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McLouth (7, Hill, R), Morris (1, Lieber).
TB: McLouth 3; Sanchez, F; Bay; LaRoche; Paulino 2; Morris 2.
RBI: Sanchez, F (3), Nady (10), Bautista (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bixler; Bautista; Sanchez, F.
SF: Nady; Bautista.
GIDP: LaRoche; Bautista.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Sanchez, F (2, fielding), Bautista (3, missed catch).
DP: (Bixler-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill, R 3.03334305.00
Lieber (W, 2-1)4.15000100.00
Howry (H, 3)0.20000008.44
Wood 1.00000006.00
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris (L, 0-1)7.011742325.25
Meek 2.000012013.50

WP: Hill, R, Morris.
IBB: Theriot (by Morris).
HBP: Ramirez (by Meek).
Pitches-strikes: Hill, R 72-34, Lieber 58-41, Howry 3-2, Wood 16-9, Morris 113-74, Meek 26-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill, R 3-3, Lieber 8-4, Howry 2-0, Wood 1-2, Morris 9-9, Meek 4-0.
Batters faced: Hill, R 16, Lieber 17, Howry 1, Wood 3, Morris 35, Meek 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:30.
Att: 9,798.

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