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81-70

Game Story

There used to be a time - any year really between 1993-2012 - when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates. These days the certainty of a non-losing season is nothing more than a speed bump on Pittsburgh's resilient quest for a playoff berth. Gregory Polanco...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bos 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Pit 1 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 X 9 15 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
Grégory PolancoDFP
homered (360 ft.) to deep right
BOS 0 - PIT 1
Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
Clint BarmesDFP
doubled to deep left center,
Starling MarteDFP
and
Ike DavisDFP
scored
BOS 0 - PIT 3
Josh HarrisonDFP
singled to center,
Clint BarmesDFP
scored,
Francisco LirianoDFP
to second
BOS 0 - PIT 4
Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
Neil WalkerDFP
homered (340 ft.) to right
BOS 0 - PIT 5
Top 5th: Boston
Xander BogaertsDFP
grounded out, shortstop to first,
Bryce BrentzDFP
scored
BOS 1 - PIT 5
Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
Starling MarteDFP
hit into fielder's choice, second to shortstop,
Andrew McCutchenDFP
scored,
Neil WalkerDFP
to third,
Russell MartinDFP
out
BOS 1 - PIT 6
Ike DavisDFP
homered (430 ft.) to deep center,
Neil WalkerDFP
and
Starling MarteDFP
scored
BOS 1 - PIT 9

Pitching Details

Batting

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Mookie BettsDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .284
Xander BogaertsDFP
SS
4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 .241
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257
Garin CecchiniDFP
3B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Mike NapoliDFP
1B
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .248
Matt BarnesDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan LavarnwayDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Heath HembreeDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Allen CraigDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .127
Will MiddlebrooksDFP
3B-1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .182
Rusney CastilloDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Christian VázquezDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .209
Clay BuchholzDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Bryce BrentzDFP
PH
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Steven WrightDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Daniel NavaDFP
LF
2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .265
Totals 30 1 5 1 0 5 6 0 18
Batting
2B - B Brentz (1, F Liriano)
RBI - X Bogaerts (42)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - X Bogaerts 2, W Middlebrooks 2, C Vazquez 1
GIDP - X Bogaerts, A Craig
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - M Napoli (8, field)
DP - 2 (W Middlebrooks-X Bogaerts-M Napoli, M Betts-X Bogaerts-W Middlebrooks)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh HarrisonDFP
3B-2B
5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .318
Grégory PolancoDFP
RF
5 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 3 .240
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .309
Justin WilsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Chris StewartDFP
C
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .287
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .281
Brent MorelDFP
3B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .162
Russell MartinDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297
John AxfordDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jeanmar GómezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Starling MarteDFP
LF-CF
4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .287
Ike DavisDFP
1B
4 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .233
Clint BarmesDFP
SS
4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Francisco LirianoDFP
P
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .098
Travis SniderDFP
LF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
Totals 38 9 15 9 3 1 4 0 13
Batting
2B - J Harrison (36, H Hembree); A McCutchen (36, M Barnes); I Davis (16, C Buchholz); C Barmes (5, C Buchholz)
HR - G Polanco (7, 1st inning off C Buchholz 0 on, 1 Out), N Walker (21, 3rd inning off C Buchholz 0 on, 0 Out), I Davis (11, 5th inning off S Wright 2 on, 2 Out)
RBI - J Harrison (52), G Polanco (33), N Walker (70), S Marte (52), I Davis 3 (49), C Barmes 2 (7)
2-out RBI - I Davis 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A McCutchen 1, C Stewart 2, N Walker 1
GIDP - N Walker, I Davis
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - R Martin (5, field)
DP - 2 (C Barmes-N Walker-I Davis, C Barmes-N Walker-I Davis)

Pitching

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Clay BuchholzDFP
(L, 8-9)
4.0 6 5 4 1 3 2 1.41 5.29
Steven WrightDFP
1.0 5 4 4 0 0 1 1.15 3.46
Matt BarnesDFP
2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 3.00
Heath HembreeDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.86 3.86

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco LirianoDFP
(W, 6-10)
6.0 3 1 1 5 2 0 1.28 3.45
Justin WilsonDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.34 4.24
John AxfordDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.14 1.86
Jeanmar GómezDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.48 3.23
Pitching
WP - J Wilson, F Liriano
HBP - G Cecchini (by J Axford)
Pitches-strikes - M Barnes 26-17; H Hembree 15-12; C Buchholz 73-49; S Wright 24-18; J Wilson 30-24; J Axford 15-9; J Gomez 9-7; F Liriano 99-51
Ground balls-fly balls - M Barnes 3-4; H Hembree 1-2; C Buchholz 7-6; S Wright 3-2; J Wilson 2-2; J Axford 0-1; J Gomez 2-0; F Liriano 9-5
Batters faced - M Barnes 7; H Hembree 5; C Buchholz 19; S Wright 8; J Wilson 5; J Axford 4; J Gomez 3; F Liriano 24
Game Details
Game Time: 3:04.
Umpires: HP--Andy Fletcher. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Mike Winters.
Weather: 67 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 34,785.