Final in 8

Cubs 4

(5-10, 3-6 away)

Rangers 5

(8-6, 4-4 home)

    4:05 PM ET, March 12, 2008

    Surprise Stadium, Surprise, Arizona 

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    CHC 101020000 4 - -
    TEX 10111100 - 5 - -
     
    
    CHICAGO CUBS (4) AT TEXAS (5)
    
     CHICAGO CUBS     AB  R  H BI  TEXAS            AB  R  H BI
     A Soriano LF      4  1  1  2  I Kinsler 2B      2  2  2  0 
     M Fontenot 2B     4  1  0  0  C Benjamin 2B     2  0  0  0 
     M Hoffpauir 1B    4  1  2  1  R Roberts 3B-SS   3  0  2  0 
     C Walker PR       0  0  0  0  M Young DH        3  1  2  2 
     A Blanco C        1  0  0  0  N Gold PH-DH      1  0  0  0 
     D Ward DH         4  0  1  0  J Botts LF-1B     4  0  1  0 
     M Murton RF       4  0  1  1  E Alfonzo 1B      3  0  1  1 
     C McGehee 3B-1B   3  0  0  0  K Mench LF        0  0  0  0 
     A Cintron SS      3  0  0  0  M Byrd CF         3  0  0  0 
     K Hill C          0  0  0  0  J Ellison CF      1  0  0  0 
     C Coles PR        0  0  0  0  N Cruz RF         3  0  0  0 
     A Blanco C        1  0  0  0  D Murphy RF       1  0  0  0 
     R Cedeno SS       2  0  0  0  G Laird C         3  2  2  2 
     S Fuld CF         3  1  1  0  K Richardson C    1  0  0  0 
                                   R Vazquez SS      3  0  1  0 
                                   J Whittleman 3B   1  0  0  0 
     TOTALS           33  4  6  4  TOTALS           34  5 11  5
    
     CHICAGO CUBS              101 020 000 --  4
     TEXAS                     101 111 00x --  5
    
     E--E Alfonzo. DP--TEXAS 1. LOB--CHICAGO CUBS 4, 
     TEXAS 7. 2B--R Vazquez, E Alfonzo, I Kinsler, J 
     Botts. HR--A Soriano 1 (1) (off E Guardado), M 
     Hoffpauir 1 (2) (off J Jennings), G Laird 2 (3) 
     (off B Howry, T Lilly), M Young 1 (2) (off J 
     Ascanio). SB--C Walker 1 (1). CS--R Cedeno. S--R 
     Roberts.
                                       IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
      CHICAGO CUBS
     T Lilly                            4   7   3   3   0   3   1
     J Ascanio                          1   2   1   1   0   0   1
     B Howry (L,0-1)                  2-3   1   1   1   0   0   1
     N Cotts                        1 1-3   1   0   0   1   0   0
     K Hart                             1   0   0   0   0   1   0
      TEXAS
     J Jennings                         3   3   2   1   1   4   1
     E Ramirez                          1   0   0   0   0   0   0
     E Guardado                       2-3   2   2   2   0   1   1
     A Gonzalez                       1-3   0   0   0   0   1   0
     S Ponson (W,1-0)                   2   0   0   0   1   1   0
     R Tejeda                           1   1   0   0   0   1   0
     W Littleton (S,1)                  1   0   0   0   1   0   0
    
     SO--CHC: M Fontenot 2, A Soriano 2, D Ward 2, M 
     Hoffpauir, A Cintron. TEX: M Young, K Richardson, 
     C Benjamin, M Byrd. BB--CHC: K Hill, C McGehee, A 
     Blanco. TEX: K Mench. T--2:35. A--7,365.