Dempster sharp through 8
Lee's home run all we needed
Marmol gets the save
Last night was my last visit to Wrigley this year and the game was a good one. Dempster had a no hitter until I mentioned it to my sister with 2 outs in the 5th (sorry 'bout that) and the Cubs managed to win the kind of low scoring game they've been losing all season.
The 5th almost turned disasterous when former Cub Jason Kendall stole second, advanced to third on a Geo Soto throwing error and threatened to score when Sam Fuld's throw to third was off target. But Fuld redeemed himself with another great catch - this time diving, not running into a wall - to rob Frank Catalanotto of an RBI hit.
Carlos Marmol was effective, walking only one before striking out Mike Cameron to end the game. The Cubs are 9-4 so far in September ... too bad they weren't playing like this in August.