Kosuke Fukudome slides into home after scoring on Ronny Cedeno's double. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
By Carrie Muskat / MLB.com
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.
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.
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