50-43
4 - 5
40-52

Game Story

Jake Arrieta is doing his part to fill the gap left by Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. Arrieta pitched well into the eighth inning and Justin Ruggiano hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning Friday that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves 5-4.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atl 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4 6 0
ChC 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 7 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
Jake ArrietaDFP
sacrificed to first,
Chris CoghlanDFP
scored,
Mike OltDFP
to second
ATL 0 - CHC 1
Justin RuggianoDFP
singled to center,
Mike OltDFP
scored
ATL 0 - CHC 2
Top 4th: Atlanta
Freddie FreemanDFP
grounded out to second,
Jordan SchaferDFP
scored,
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
to third
ATL 1 - CHC 2
Justin UptonDFP
grounded out to pitcher,
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
scored
ATL 2 - CHC 2
Top 6th: Atlanta
Freddie FreemanDFP
doubled to deep center,
Alex WoodDFP
scored
ATL 3 - CHC 2
Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
Chris CoghlanDFP
singled to shallow right,
Anthony RizzoDFP
scored,
Starlin CastroDFP
to third,
Welington CastilloDFP
to second
ATL 3 - CHC 3
Luis ValbuenaDFP
walked,
Starlin CastroDFP
scored,
Welington CastilloDFP
to third,
Chris CoghlanDFP
to second
ATL 3 - CHC 4
Top 9th: Atlanta
Christian BethancourtDFP
singled to center,
Jason HeywardDFP
scored
ATL 4 - CHC 4
Bottom 9th: Chi Cubs
Justin RuggianoDFP
singled to shallow left,
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
scored
ATL 4 - CHC 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Atlanta

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jordan SchaferDFP
CF
1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 .176
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .262
Freddie FreemanDFP
1B
3 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 .300
Justin UptonDFP
LF
4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 .273
Jason HeywardDFP
RF
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
Chris JohnsonDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .270
Tommy La StellaDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288
Christian BethancourtDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .275
Alex WoodDFP
P
2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .056
Shae SimmonsDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan DoumitDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
Anthony VarvaroDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ramiro PeñaDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .204
Jordan WaldenDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 4 6 4 0 3 8 3 10
Batting
2B - A Simmons (10, J Arrieta); F Freeman (28, J Arrieta); J Heyward 2 (15, J Arrieta, H Rondon)
S - J Schafer
RBI - F Freeman 2 (52), J Upton (51), C Bethancourt (3)
2-out RBI - F Freeman, C Bethancourt
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Upton 2, C Bethancourt 1
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - J Schafer 3 (14, 2nd base off J Arrieta/W Castillo, 2nd base off J Arrieta/W Castillo, 2nd base off J Arrieta/W Castillo)
CS - J Schafer (1, 3rd base by J Arrieta/W Castillo)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
2B
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 4 .385
Justin RuggianoDFP
RF
5 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .286
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .277
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .280
Welington CastilloDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .230
Junior LakeDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .217
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
3 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 .261
Mike OltDFP
3B
1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .148
Luis ValbuenaDFP
PH-3B
1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .250
Jake ArrietaDFP
P
1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 .158
Neil RamírezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan SweeneyDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
Totals 31 5 7 5 0 4 9 2 14
Batting
2B - A Rizzo (15, A Wood); C Coghlan (9, A Wood)
S - J Arrieta 2
RBI - J Ruggiano 2 (19), C Coghlan (11), L Valbuena (25), J Arrieta (1)
2-out RBI - J Ruggiano 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Alcantara 2, J Ruggiano 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - A Alcantara (1, 2nd base off J Walden/C Bethancourt), C Coghlan (4, 3rd base off A Wood/C Bethancourt)
Fielding
E - A Rizzo (8, field)

Pitching

Atlanta

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Alex WoodDFP
5.1 5 4 4 3 6 0 1.20 3.36
Shae SimmonsDFP
1.2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0.91 0.96
Anthony VarvaroDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.11 2.43
Jordan WaldenDFP
(L, 0-1)
0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.29 2.73

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jake ArrietaDFP
7.2 4 3 3 3 6 0 1.01 1.95
Neil RamírezDFP
(HLD, 9)
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.88 1.08
Héctor RondónDFP
(W, 2-3)(BS, 3)
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.40 3.93
Pitching
IBB - F Freeman (by J Arrieta)
HBP - W Castillo (by A Wood)
Pitches-strikes - A Wood 93-53; S Simmons 23-14; A Varvaro 12-7; J Walden 14-8; J Arrieta 98-61; N Ramirez 6-3; H Rondon 12-8
Ground balls-fly balls - A Wood 4-7; S Simmons 1-0; A Varvaro 2-0; J Walden 3-1; J Arrieta 11-5; N Ramirez 0-0; H Rondon 2-0
Batters faced - A Wood 25; S Simmons 6; A Varvaro 3; J Walden 4; J Arrieta 30; N Ramirez 1; H Rondon 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:01.
Umpires: HP--Brian O'Nora. 1B--Pat Hoberg. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Dan Bellino.
Weather: 76 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 39,544.