Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs
May 17, 2000 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on May 17, 2000 at Wrigley Field. The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Chicago Cubs 6

Los Angeles Dodgers ab r h rbi
Santangelo cf 3 0 0 0
Hollandsworth ph,cf 1 0 0 0
Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 0 0
Green rf 3 2 1 0
Sheffield lf 4 2 2 2
Karros 1b 4 1 2 1
Shaw p 0 0 0 0
Beltre 3b 4 0 2 2
Hundley c 3 1 0 0
Vizcaino ss 4 0 0 0
Dreifort p 2 0 1 1
Herges p 0 0 0 0
Berroa ph 1 0 0 0
Osuna p 0 0 0 0
Mills p 0 0 0 0
Hansen ph,1b 1 1 1 1
Totals 34 8 9 7
Chicago Cubs ab r h rbi
Young 2b 5 0 1 2
Gutierrez ss 4 0 0 0
Martinez lf,1b 4 2 2 0
Sosa rf 4 1 2 1
Greene 3b 3 1 1 1
Zuleta 1b 4 0 1 1
Heredia p 0 0 0 0
Buford cf 3 1 0 0
Girardi c 2 1 0 0
Downs p 0 0 0 0
Van Poppel p 0 0 0 0
Huson ph 0 0 0 1
Garibay p 0 0 0 0
Nieves ph 1 0 0 0
Williams p 0 0 0 0
Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0
Aguilera p 0 0 0 0
Hill lf 1 0 0 0
Totals 31 6 7 6
Los Angeles 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 8 9 0
Chicago 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 6 7 2
Los Angeles Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO
Dreifort 4.1 7 6 6 3 3
Herges 0.2 0 0 0 0 1
Osuna 2.1 0 0 0 1 1
Mills W (2-1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0
Shaw SV (10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 9.0 7 6 6 4 6
Chicago Cubs IP H R ER BB SO
Downs 3.0 4 5 4 2 2
Van Poppel 1.0 1 0 0 0 0
Garibay 2.0 1 0 0 1 1
Williams 1.0 0 0 0 2 0
Farnsworth 1.0 0 0 0 1 0
Aguilera 0.2 1 1 1 0 0
Heredia L (1-1) 0.1 2 2 2 2 0
Totals 9.0 9 8 7 8 3

E –Gutierrez (3), Sosa (2). DP –Los Angeles 1, Chicago 2. 2B –Los Angeles Green (14,off Downs); Karros (8,off Downs); Dreifort (1,off Van Poppel). 3B –Chicago Martinez (1,off Dreifort). HR –Los Angeles Hansen (2,9th inning off Aguilera 0 on, 0 out), Chicago Greene (3,5th inning off Dreifort 0 on, 1 out). Team LOB –7. SH –Downs (2,off Dreifort). HBP –Buford (4,by Dreifort). Team –4. CS –Zuleta (1,2nd base by Herges/Hundley). HBP –Dreifort (6,Buford). U-HP –Mike Everitt, 1B –John Hirschbeck, 2B –Mike DiMuro, 3B –Brian Gorman. T –3:38. A –30,235.

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