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Box > Philadelphia 3, Chi Cubs 2
Milton masterful in Phillies' win
After Michael Barrett led off the ninth with the Cubs' first hit in Sunday's series finale, the visitors rallied to tie the game, only to see the Phillies prevail in the bottom of the inning.
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Eric Milton, who didn't allow a hit until the ninth, struck out a career-high 12. (George Widman/AP)
After coming within three outs of his second no-hitter Sunday, Eric Milton took a no-decision, but watched as Pat Burrell's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Phillies to victory.
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• Milton's 12 strikeouts: 56K | 350K
• Glanville finds redemption in bunt
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Barrett breaks up no-hitter in ninth
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Burrell wins game with RBI single

Chi Cubs (52-46)
Lost 2
Philadelphia 3, Chi Cubs 2  
Philadelphia (52-46)
Won 2
July 25, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 3 0
Philadelphia
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1   3 7 0
Standings through 7/25/04  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Phillies Stats
Chi. CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Grudzielanek, 2B3110100.260
Patterson, CF4012011.277
Sosa, RF4000021.267
Alou, LF3000000.283
Lee, 1B3000020.301
Ramirez, 3B3000010.318
Barrett, C3110000.297
Martinez, SS2000020.248
a-Macias, PH1000011.287
Hawkins, P0000000.000
Prior, P2000020.100
Leicester, P0000000.000
Mercker, P0000000.000
b-Gonzalez, PH-SS1000011.228
Totals292321124 

a-Struck out for Martinez in the 9th. b-Struck out for Mercker in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Barrett (17, Milton), Patterson (19, Milton).
TB: Grudzielanek; Patterson 2; Barrett 2.
RBI: Patterson 2 (41).
2-out RBI: Patterson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sosa.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
PB: Barrett (7).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4010010.277
Utley, 2B3122000.273
Abreu, RF4000022.296
Thome, 1B3110120.294
Ledee, CF3000001.282
Glanville, CF0000000.228
Burrell, LF4021011.268
Bell, 3B3000002.275
Lieberthal, C3110010.253
Milton, P2000020.150
Madson, P0000000.000
Totals29373196 

BATTING
2B: Thome (23, Prior), Utley (9, Mercker).
HR: Utley (9, 6th inning off Prior, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rollins; Utley 6; Thome 2; Burrell 2; Lieberthal.
RBI: Utley 2 (36), Burrell (64).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bell, Abreu 2.
S: Milton, Glanville.
SF: Utley.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins (19, 2nd base off Prior/Barrett).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Abreu (Grudzielanek at 1st base).
DP: (Abreu-Thome).

 
Chi. CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Prior 6.05220813.92
Leicester 1.00000002.30
Mercker 1.01000102.20
Hawkins (L, 2-3)0.11111002.96
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Milton 8.232211204.40
Madson (W, 7-2)0.10000002.07

Pitches-strikes: Prior 96-64, Leicester 10-5, Mercker 16-9, Hawkins 10-5, Milton 108-73, Madson 2-1.
Ground outs-fly outs: Prior 5-5, Leicester 1-2, Mercker 1-1, Hawkins 1-0, Milton 2-12, Madson 1-0.
Batters faced: Prior 23, Leicester 3, Mercker 4, Hawkins 3, Milton 29, Madson 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Madson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Darren Spagnardi. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 70 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:21.
Att: 44,539.

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