2:20 PM ET, July 19, 2007
Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
• Summary: Barry Bonds returned to the Giants' lineup for the first time in four games, hitting career home runs 752 and 753 in a 9-8 loss to the Cubs.
• Goat: San Francisco starter Matt Morris allowed eight runs, five earned, on 12 hits in 4 2/3 innings.
• Figure this: The Cubs earned their 18th victory in the last 23 games and sixth in seven since the All-Star break, moving six games over .500 (50-44) for the first time since June 11, 2005, when they were 33-27.
-• Quotable: "It's real now. I had to get over them switching those baseballs. Any time that happens, I kind of go into a slide. It's tough because you actually really realize something's going on and you don't really want to think about it. ... But when they stop it for a second and switch baseballs, it's very hard to not know something's happening right in front of you." -- Bonds
-- ESPN.com news services
Cubs 9, Giants 8
The four-game series drew a Wrigley Field record of 161,374 fans. The previous record was 159,451 vs. Cincinnati in 2004. ... Lilly stole his first career base in the fifth after hitting a two-out single.
Regular Season Series
|1st||R Theriot sacrificed to pitcher, A Soriano to third, A Soriano scored, R Theriot safe at second on throwing error by pitcher M Morris.||0||1|
|1st||A Ramirez singled to right, R Theriot and D Ward scored, A Ramirez advanced to second on play, A Ramirez to third on throwing error by catcher B Molina.||0||3|
|1st||J Jones singled to center, A Ramirez scored.||0||4|
|2nd||B Bonds homered to right.||1||4|
|3rd||B Bonds singled to center, R Winn and R Aurilia scored, R Durham to third.||3||4|
|3rd||C Floyd scored, M Fontenot to third on passed ball by B Molina.||3||5|
|4th||A Ramirez doubled to left, A Soriano scored.||3||6|
|4th||C Floyd doubled to left, A Ramirez scored.||3||7|
|5th||A Soriano doubled to right, T Lilly scored.||3||8|
|6th||B Molina homered to left, B Bonds scored.||5||8|
|6th||M Fontenot singled to left center, A Pagan scored.||5||9|
|7th||B Bonds homered to center, M Sweeney and R Winn scored.||8||9|
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|Stadium||Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL|
|Attendance||40,198 (98% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||70 degrees, sunny|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Larry Young, First Base - Angel Hernandez, Second Base - Ted Barrett, Third Base - Mark Carlson|