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Air of invincibility
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Cubs 8, Mets 1
Kosuke Fukudome slides into home after scoring on Ronny Cedeno's double. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
Ted Lilly earned his first win, not allowing a hit until the fourth inning and finishing with one run on four knocks through six as the Cubs won their fifth straight game and went 7-1 on the homestand. Ronny Cedeno drove in a career-high five, including four on his first career grand slam.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (10-9)
Lost 3
Chi Cubs 8, NY Mets 1   CHC
Chi Cubs (14-6)
Won 5
April 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 5 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 X   8 14 0
Standings thru 4/22/08  |  Recap: NYM | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Cubs stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4000112.280
Pagan, RF4010012.308
Wright, 3B3000100.329
Beltran, CF2100210.215
Delgado, 1B4010023.208
Easley, 2B4010003.276
Clark, LF3011002.250
  Smith, P0000000.000
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Sosa, P0000000.000
  a-Anderson, PH0000100.067
Casanova, C4010003.211
Figueroa, P2000011.000
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  Chavez, LF2000002.167
Totals321515618 

a-Walked for Sosa in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pagan (7, Lilly).
TB: Pagan 2; Delgado; Easley; Clark; Casanova.
RBI: Clark (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Easley 2; Pagan; Casanova; Reyes.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Reyes-Easley-Delgado).

 
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, LF4012113.339
Pie, CF5020004.206
Lee, 1B4110103.353
Ramirez, 3B4110103.280
Fukudome, RF3230200.357
DeRosa, 2B4111106.309
Cedeno, SS5225027.345
Blanco, C2110103.357
  b-Ward, PH0000000.077
  c-Soto, PH-C1010100.317
Lilly, P2010000.200
  a-Fontenot, PH0000000.206
  Howry, P0000000.000
  d-Murton, PH1000003.111
  Marmol, P0000000.000
  e-Marquis, PH1000001.250
  Hart, K, P0000000.000
Totals3681488333 

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Lilly in the 6th. b-Batted for Blanco in the 7th. c-Intentionally walked for Ward in the 7th. d-Grounded into a forceout for Howry in the 7th. e-Popped out for Marmol in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cedeno (3, Figueroa), Fukudome (5, Smith).
HR: Cedeno (1, 8th inning off Sosa, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Johnson; Pie 2; Lee; Ramirez; Fukudome 4; DeRosa; Cedeno 6; Blanco; Soto; Lilly.
RBI: Cedeno 5 (13), Johnson 2 (9), DeRosa (14).
2-out RBI: Cedeno 5; Johnson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pie; Cedeno; Lee 2; Johnson 2.
S: Fontenot.
GIDP: Blanco.
Team LOB: 13.

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Figueroa (L, 1-1)5.07335204.05
Schoeneweis 0.20001003.38
Smith 0.23110102.61
Feliciano 0.00001002.08
Sosa 1.24441017.24
 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lilly (W, 1-3)6.04114407.30
Howry (H, 4)1.00000006.55
Marmol (H, 7)1.00000201.88
Hart, K 1.01001003.29

Figueroa pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Feliciano pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Feliciano.
IBB: Blanco (by Figueroa), Soto (by Feliciano).
Pitches-strikes: Figueroa 92-53, Schoeneweis 9-4, Smith 24-15, Feliciano 4-0, Sosa 40-25, Lilly 107-64, Howry 10-7, Marmol 18-11, Hart, K 22-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Figueroa 4-9, Schoeneweis 2-0, Smith 0-1, Feliciano 0-0, Sosa 2-3, Lilly 6-8, Howry 2-1, Marmol 0-1, Hart, K 3-0.
Batters faced: Figueroa 26, Schoeneweis 3, Smith 5, Feliciano 1, Sosa 10, Lilly 26, Howry 3, Marmol 3, Hart, K 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Schoeneweis 1-0, Smith 2-0, Feliciano 2-0, Sosa 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Eric Cooper. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:15.
Att: 40,503.

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