Game # 18 of 35. Cubs beat the White Sox 8-4. Record 10-6.
Players who stood out:
SS Ryan Theriot went 2-3 with 1 1B and 2 runs.
1B Derrek lee went 1-2 with a HR, 1 run and 3 rbi.
CF Marlon Byrd went 2-3 with a HR, 1B, run and a rbi.
LF Alfonso Soriano went 2-3 with a HR, 1B, run and a rbi.
DH Xavier Nady went 1-4 with a HR, run and a rbi.
Pitchers Marcos Mateo, Mike Parisi and James Russell gave up 0 runs together.
Players who stood out but the wrong way:
2B Mike Fontenot went 0-3 with 2 K's.
P Andrew Cashner recorded 0 outs but walk 3 and gave up 1 run.
Blake Parker, Jeff Stevens and Welington Castillo were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Casey Coleman, Andrew Cashner, Thomas Diamond, J.R. Mathes and Bryan LaHair were assigned to minor league camp.
Tomrrow the Cubs will have there 4th scheduled split squad game (1 SS was cancelled for both games). 1 vs. Oakland and the other one vs. Royals.