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Phillies keep pace
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Phillies 5, Cubs 3
Jayson Werth connects on a two-run double off Sean Marshall in the first. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
After a huge day Saturday, Jayson Werth followed it up with his third home run in two days, along with a two-run double, to help the Phils remain one game behind the Mets in the NL East. Jamie Moyer earned his 12th victory with 5 1/3 effective innings.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (75-62)
Won 2
Philadelphia 5, Chi Cubs 3   CHC
Chi Cubs (85-52)
Lost 2
August 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   5 12 0
Chi Cubs
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   3 11 0
Standings thru 8/31/08  |  Recap: PHI | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Cubs stats
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .270
Utley, 2B 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 .293
Burrell, LF 5 0 1 0 0 3 3 .257
  1-Bruntlett, PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
Howard, 1B 5 1 3 1 0 1 2 .234
Victorino, CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .283
Werth, RF 4 1 2 3 0 0 3 .282
Feliz, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .251
Ruiz, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .221
Moyer, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .095
  Durbin, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .111
  Romero, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 5 12 5 2 6 18  

1-Ran for Burrell in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Werth (13, Marshall, S), Howard (19, Marshall, S), Ruiz (10, Marshall, S).
HR: Werth (21, 5th inning off Marshall, S, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 4; Ruiz 2; Victorino 2; Rollins; Burrell; Werth 6; Utley 2.
RBI: Howard (114), Werth 3 (56), Rollins (49).
2-out RBI: Howard; Werth 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Feliz; Burrell; Moyer 2; Victorino.
SAC: Moyer.
SF: Rollins.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Utley (12, 2nd base off Marshall, S/Soto), Rollins (38, 2nd base off Marshall, S/Soto).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Soriano, A, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 6 .288
Johnson, R, CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .308
Lee, D, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .293
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 .280
DeRosa, 2B-SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .293
Soto, C 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .291
Fukudome, RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 .265
Cedeno, R, SS 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .272
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Blanco, H, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .284
  Cotts, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Marshall, S, P 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .400
  Samardzija, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Theriot, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .311
  c-Ward, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
  1-Fontenot, PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
Totals 38 3 11 3 2 9 20  

a-Struck out for Samardzija in the 6th. b-Singled for Howry in the 8th. c-Singled for Theriot in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Ward; Cedeno, R; DeRosa; Soto 3; Johnson, R; Fukudome; Soriano, A; Marshall, S; Blanco, H.
RBI: Cedeno, R (26), Marshall, S (1), Blanco, H (11).
2-out RBI: Blanco, H.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson, R; Fukudome; Soriano, A 2.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Moyer (W, 12-7) 5.1 8 2 2 2 4 0 3.80
Durbin (H, 11) 2.0 1 1 1 0 3 0 2.25
Romero, J (H, 20) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.21
Madson (H, 11) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.54
Lidge (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.22
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Marshall, S (L, 3-4) 5.1 9 5 5 2 2 1 4.03
Samardzija 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.93
Howry 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.06
Cotts 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.94

Game Scores: Moyer 46, Marshall, S 30.
WP: Romero, J.
IBB: Feliz (by Marshall, S).
Pitches-strikes: Moyer 97-60, Durbin 33-22, Romero, J 9-5, Madson 7-5, Lidge 8-6, Marshall, S 90-57, Samardzija 8-5, Howry 26-16, Cotts 17-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Moyer 3-6, Durbin 1-1, Romero, J 1-0, Madson 0-0, Lidge 0-1, Marshall, S 10-1, Samardzija 0-1, Howry 2-1, Cotts 1-1.
Batters faced: Moyer 26, Durbin 7, Romero, J 2, Madson 2, Lidge 3, Marshall, S 27, Samardzija 2, Howry 7, Cotts 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Durbin 2-0, Romero, J 1-1, Madson 1-0, Samardzija 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 78 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 41,544.
Venue: Wrigley Field.
August 31, 2008
August 31, 2008

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