51-43
11 - 6
40-53

Game Story

Chris Johnson and the Atlanta Braves capitalized on a day when the ball was flying at Wrigley Field. Johnson homered twice and Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday. Johnson and Justin Upton each drove in four runs for the Braves...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atl 0 2 1 6 0 0 0 0 2 11 12 0
ChC 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 11 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
Justin RuggianoDFP
singled to shallow left center,
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
scored
ATL 0 - CHC 1
Chris CoghlanDFP
doubled to shallow right,
Starlin CastroDFP
scored,
Welington CastilloDFP
to third
ATL 0 - CHC 2
Top 2nd: Atlanta
Chris JohnsonDFP
homered to deep left,
Jason HeywardDFP
scored
ATL 2 - CHC 2
Top 3rd: Atlanta
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
singled to shallow center,
Melvin Upton Jr.DFP
scored
ATL 3 - CHC 2
Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
Welington CastilloDFP
doubled to center,
Justin RuggianoDFP
scored
ATL 3 - CHC 3
Top 4th: Atlanta
Chris JohnsonDFP
homered to deep left,
Jason HeywardDFP
scored
ATL 5 - CHC 3
Mike MinorDFP
homered to deep left
ATL 6 - CHC 3
Justin UptonDFP
doubled to left,
Melvin Upton Jr.DFP
,
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
and
Freddie FreemanDFP
scored
ATL 9 - CHC 3
Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
scored,
Justin RuggianoDFP
to third,
Anthony RizzoDFP
to second on passed ball
ATL 9 - CHC 4
Chris CoghlanDFP
doubled to left,
Justin RuggianoDFP
and
Anthony RizzoDFP
scored
ATL 9 - CHC 6
Top 9th: Atlanta
Justin UptonDFP
singled to left center,
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
scored,
Freddie FreemanDFP
to second
ATL 10 - CHC 6
Jason HeywardDFP
singled to shallow left center,
Freddie FreemanDFP
scored,
Justin UptonDFP
to second
ATL 11 - CHC 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Atlanta

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Melvin Upton Jr.DFP
CF
4 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .218
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
SS
5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Freddie FreemanDFP
1B
4 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .299
Justin UptonDFP
LF
5 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Jason HeywardDFP
RF
4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 .253
Chris JohnsonDFP
3B
5 2 2 4 2 0 1 0 2 .272
Tommy La StellaDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .282
Christian BethancourtDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .256
Mike MinorDFP
P
3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .172
David HaleDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
Ryan DoumitDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .202
David CarpenterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 11 12 11 3 5 8 0 6
Batting
2B - B Upton (13, E Jackson); J Upton (18, C Villanueva); J Heyward (16, E Jackson)
HR - C Johnson 2 (5, 2nd inning off E Jackson 1 on, 1 Out, 4th inning off E Jackson 1 on, 0 Out), M Minor (1, 4th inning off E Jackson 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI - A Simmons (30), J Upton 4 (55), J Heyward (35), C Johnson 4 (33), M Minor (3)
2-out RBI - J Upton 3, M Minor
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Heyward 1, R Doumit 1
GIDP - C Johnson
Team LOB - 4
Running
CS - A Simmons (4, 2nd base by E Jackson/W Castillo)
Fielding
PB - C Bethancourt
DP - 2 (C Bethancourt-A Simmons-T La Stella, T La Stella-A Simmons-F Freeman)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
CF
5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .389
Justin RuggianoDFP
RF
4 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .278
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .236
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
3 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 .269
Mike OltDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .145
Luis ValbuenaDFP
PH-3B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .225
Edwin JacksonDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .094
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Junior LakeDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .216
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Nate SchierholtzDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .204
Totals 35 6 11 5 0 2 7 0 14
Batting
2B - A Alcantara (2, M Minor); J Ruggiano (11, M Minor); W Castillo (11, M Minor); C Coghlan 2 (11, M Minor 2)
RBI - J Ruggiano (20), W Castillo (27), C Coghlan 3 (14)
2-out RBI - W Castillo, C Coghlan 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Coghlan 1, M Olt 3
GIDP - L Valbuena, C Villanueva
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
DP - 2 (W Castillo-S Castro, S Castro-A Rizzo)

Pitching

Atlanta

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Mike MinorDFP
(W, 3-5)
6.0 11 6 6 1 5 0 1.49 4.86
David HaleDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.26 2.98
David CarpenterDFP
(SV, 3)
2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.71 4.26

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edwin JacksonDFP
(L, 5-10)
3.2 7 9 9 4 3 3 1.58 5.64
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
2.1 1 0 0 0 5 0 1.67 6.18
James RussellDFP
2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.06 2.54
Brian SchlitterDFP
1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0.97 2.98
Pitching
WP - E Jackson
Pitches-strikes - M Minor 93-64; D Hale 16-11; D Carpenter 18-13; E Jackson 74-41; C Villanueva 36-23; J Russell 17-10; B Schlitter 17-12
Ground balls-fly balls - M Minor 4-13; D Hale 1-2; D Carpenter 1-2; E Jackson 5-7; C Villanueva 1-1; J Russell 3-2; B Schlitter 3-0
Batters faced - M Minor 28; D Hale 3; D Carpenter 6; E Jackson 21; C Villanueva 8; J Russell 7; B Schlitter 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:02.
Umpires: HP--Pat Hoberg. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Dan Bellino. 3B--Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 78 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 36,806.