Still within reach

Aramis Ramirez, pinch-hitting for the interestingly named Angel Pagan (it’s Puh-GONN, not PAY-gun), just flied to the track in right field with the bases loaded. Another two feet, and this one would have been way out of reach of the offensively challenged Dodgers. As it is, it ended the eighth inning, and the Cubs have now stranded nine. But they did get a run earlier in the inning on three straight singles off Rudy Seanez. Ethier now batting for LaRoche. Cubs 1, Dodgers 0, bottom 8