Pirates 8, Cubs 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 1
Pittsburgh 0 0 1 5 0 0 2 0 X 8 10 3
WP: R. Vogelsong (2-1)
LP: M. Clement (13-12)
 Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
-K. Lofton singled to left, P. Bako scored, K. Lofton to second
Bot 3rd: Pittsburgh
-J. Wilson singled to center, T. Redman scored, J. Wilson to second
Bot 4th: Pittsburgh
-A. Nunez singled to third, M. Stairs scored, J. Bay to third, C. Rivera to second
-J. Hernandez singled to left, J. Bay and C. Rivera scored, A. Nunez to second
-T. Redman singled to shallow left, A. Nunez and J. Hernandez scored, R. Vogelsong to second
Bot 7th: Pittsburgh
-C. Rivera homered to deep right, J. Bay scored
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
-A. Ramirez doubled to deep right center, R. Simon scored, A. Ramirez out at third
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .291
M. Grudzielanek 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .314
S. Sosa rf 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 .281
M. Alou lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287
R. Simon 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .273
   S. Mitre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .269
A. Gonzalez ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .227
   A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   H. Choi 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .219
P. Bako c 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .228
M. Clement p 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .150
   M. Guthrie p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   F. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Martinez ss 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .292
 Totals 33 2 7 1 2 12 14  
 Batting
2B - A Ramirez (31, M Lincoln).
S - M Clement.
RBI - A Ramirez (99).
2-out RBI - A Ramirez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 1, M Alou 1, M Clement 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - K Lofton (30, 2nd base off R Vogelsong/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
E - M Grudzielanek (9, ground ball).
DP - 2 (A Gonzalez, R Simon-A Gonzalez-R Simon).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Redman cf 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 .309
J. Wilson ss 5 0 2 1 0 1 4 .256
J. Kendall c 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .324
M. Stairs rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .296
   B. Boehringer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Bay lf 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 .297
C. Rivera 1b 3 2 1 2 0 1 1 .239
A. Nunez 2b 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .253
J. Hernandez 3b 4 1 1 2 0 3 2 .226
R. Vogelsong p 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .200
   J.J. Davis rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
 Totals 33 8 10 8 5 9 14  
 Batting
2B - J Wilson (21, M Clement); T Redman (14, M Clement); A Nunez (7, F Sanchez).
HR - C Rivera (3, 7th inning off A Alfonseca 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Wilson (60), A Nunez (33), J Hernandez 2 (57), T Redman 2 (18), C Rivera 2 (10).
2-out RBI - J Wilson, C Rivera 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kendall 2, M Stairs 1, J Wilson 2.
GIDP - C Rivera.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - A Nunez (8, 3rd base off F Sanchez/P Bako), T Redman (6, 2nd base off A Alfonseca/P Bako), J Bay (2, 2nd base off A Alfonseca/P Bako).
 
 Fielding
E - C Rivera (4, ground ball); J Bay (1, bobble); J Kendall (10, throw).
Outfield assists - M Stairs 2 (R Simon at Home, R Simon at Home), J Davis (A Ramirez at 3rd base).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement (L, 13-12) 3.0 6 6 6 2 5 0 4.22
M. Guthrie 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.41
F. Sanchez 0.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 10.80
A. Alfonseca 1.1 2 2 2 1 2 1 5.74
S. Mitre 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15.43
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Vogelsong (W, 2-1) 7.0 5 1 0 1 8 0 4.79
M. Lincoln 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 5.50
B. Boehringer 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 5.43
WP - R Vogelsong.
HBP - M Grudzielanek (by R Vogelsong); C Rivera (by M Clement).
Pitches-strikes - M Clement 63-40; M Guthrie 26-14; F Sanchez 21-12; A Alfonseca 27-17; S Mitre 14-9; R Vogelsong 116-73; M Lincoln 20-10; B Boehringer 23-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Clement 4-0; M Guthrie 2-3; F Sanchez 0-0; A Alfonseca 0-2; S Mitre 3-0; R Vogelsong 6-7; M Lincoln 1-0; B Boehringer 0-0.
Batters faced - M Clement 18; M Guthrie 6; F Sanchez 4; A Alfonseca 7; S Mitre 4; R Vogelsong 29; M Lincoln 4; B Boehringer 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe Brinkman. 1B--Mike Dimuro. 2B--Derryl Cousins. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Ejections: PITTSBURGH's Perry by Brinkman (2nd).
Time: 3:05.
Attendance: 32,869.
Weather: 66 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
PITTSBURGH HITTING COACH GERALD PERRY WAS EJECTED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SECOND INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JOE BRINKMAN FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.
PITTSBURGH HITTING COACH GERALD PERRY WAS EJECTED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SECOND INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JOE BRINKMAN FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 20, 2003 10:43 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
1-4
1 RBI
 Pittsburgh
A. Nunez A. Nunez
3-4
1 RBI