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Cain wins 14th
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Giants 5, Cubs 1
Tim Lincecum, Randy Winn and Matt Cain celebrate the Giants' victory. (George Nikitin/AP)
Matt Cain finally got his elusive 14th victory of the season to establish a career high. He hurled eight shutout innings, limiting the Cubs to three hits, while catcher Eli Whiteside helped fuel the offense with a pair of RBI doubles. Cain also contributed three sacrifice bunts.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (81-74)
Lost 1
San Francisco 5, Chi Cubs 1   SF
San Francisco (83-73)
Won 1
September 27, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 5 0
San Francisco
1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 X   5 14 0
Standings thru 9/27/09  |  Recap: CHC | SF  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Giants stats
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Theriot, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .285
Fukudome, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .260
Ramirez, Ar, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .317
Fox, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .275
Baker, J, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .294
Scales, LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .250
Hill, K, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .233
Fuld, CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .280
  b-Johnson, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .261
Wells, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .178
  Marshall, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
  Stevens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Hoffpauir, M, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
  Berg, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 1 5 1 3 10 12  

a-Walked for Stevens in the 8th. b-Struck out for Fuld in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Fukudome (36, Cain, M), Wells (3, Cain, M), Baker, J (12, Romo).
3B: Scales (2, Romo).
TB: Scales 3; Wells 2; Baker, J 2; Fukudome 2; Hill, K.
RBI: Scales (15).
2-out RBI: Scales.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Fox; Fukudome 2; Johnson, R 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

 
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Velez, 2B 5 2 2 1 0 0 3 .266
Lewis, F, LF 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 .263
  a-Torres, A, PH-CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .258
Winn, CF-RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .260
Sandoval, 3B 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .325
Uribe, SS 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .299
Bowker, RF-LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .196
Ishikawa, 1B 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 .262
Whiteside, C 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .208
Cain, M, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .153
  Romo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
  Wilson, Br, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 35 5 14 5 3 3 22  

a-Struck out for Lewis, F in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Whiteside 2 (6, Wells, Wells).
TB: Velez 2; Sandoval 2; Whiteside 4; Bowker; Winn; Lewis, F; Ishikawa 2; Torres, A; Uribe 2.
RBI: Uribe (53), Whiteside 2 (10), Velez (29), Sandoval (85).
2-out RBI: Sandoval.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bowker 2; Winn; Uribe 2; Velez 2.
SAC: Cain, M 3.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bowker (1, 2nd base off Stevens/Hill, K).

 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wells (L, 11-10) 5.1 10 5 5 2 1 0 3.18
Marshall, S 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.38
Stevens 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 7.59
Berg 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cain, M (W, 14-7) 8.0 3 0 0 2 8 0 2.88
Romo 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.13
Affeldt 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.72
Wilson, Br (S, 37) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.78

Affeldt pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

Game Scores: Wells 27, Cain, M 82.
IBB: Sandoval (by Wells).
Pitches-strikes: Wells 79-47, Marshall, S 9-7, Stevens 17-11, Berg 9-8, Cain, M 112-74, Romo 18-11, Affeldt 7-3, Wilson, Br 6-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wells 12-2, Marshall, S 0-0, Stevens 2-1, Berg 1-1, Cain, M 4-10, Romo 0-0, Affeldt 0-0, Wilson, Br 0-0.
Batters faced: Wells 28, Marshall, S 3, Stevens 6, Berg 4, Cain, M 29, Romo 4, Affeldt 1, Wilson, Br 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Marshall, S 1-1, Stevens 2-0, Affeldt 1-0, Wilson, Br 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Gerry Davis. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 2:35.
Att: 38,330.
Venue: AT&T Park.
September 27, 2009
September 27, 2009

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