Chi Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(18-20)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 6 1
Pittsburgh 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
WP: M. Wuertz (2-1) S: R. Dempster (2)
LP: J. Mesa (0-3)
(17-21)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Pittsburgh
- D. Ward hit sacrifice fly to shallow left, J. Wilson scored
Bot 2nd: Pittsburgh
- M. Lawton hit sacrifice fly to deep center, T. Wigginton scored, M. Restovich to third
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- N. Perez hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Fontenot scored
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- T. Hollandsworth singled to shallow right, M. Barrett scored, C. Patterson to third
- J. Macias hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Patterson scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hairston Jr. 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .262
N. Perez ss 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .282
D. Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .362
J. Burnitz rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .287
M. Barrett c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .278
    H. Blanco c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
C. Patterson cf 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .253
J. Dubois lf 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 .250
    T. Hollandsworth ph-lf 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .211
J. Macias 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .262
G. Rusch p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Grieve ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .273
    M. Fontenot pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Bartosh p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Ramirez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .248
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
 Totals 28 3 6 3 5 7 12  
 Batting
2B - N Perez (5, K Wells); M Barrett (6, J Mesa).
SF - N Perez , J Macias.
RBI - N Perez (15), T Hollandsworth (8), J Macias (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Burnitz 1, D Lee 1, J Hairston Jr 1.
GIDP - N Perez, D Lee.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Hairston Jr (4, 2nd base off K Wells/H Cota).
CS - J Burnitz (2, 2nd base by J Mesa/H Cota).
 
 Fielding
E - J Hairston Jr (4, ground ball).
DP - 4 (N Perez-J Hairston Jr-D Lee 3, M Wuertz-N Perez-D Lee).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Lawton rf 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 .260
J. Wilson ss 4 1 3 0 1 0 3 .185
J. Bay cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .293
D. Ward 1b 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .283
J. Castillo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .315
T. Wigginton 3b 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .185
M. Restovich lf 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .306
    T. Redman ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .164
H. Cota c 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .220
    R. Mackowiak ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .317
K. Wells p 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 .211
    J. Mesa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Sanchez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
 Totals 29 2 7 2 7 8 20  
 Batting
2B - M Restovich (3, G Rusch); T Redman (1, R Dempster).
3B - J Wilson (2, G Rusch).
SF - M Lawton , D Ward.
RBI - D Ward (20), M Lawton (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ward 1, K Wells 1, J Bay 2.
GIDP - J Bay 2, J Castillo, J Wilson.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Wilson-J Castillo-D Ward, K Wells-J Wilson-D Ward).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Rusch 6.0 4 2 2 6 7 0 2.90
L. Hawkins 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.31
C. Bartosh 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.13
M. Wuertz (W, 2-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.54
R. Dempster (S, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.35
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Wells 8.0 4 1 1 3 6 0 4.06
J. Mesa (L, 0-3; BS, 2) 1.0 2 2 2 2 1 0 4.50
IBB - H Cota (by G Rusch), C Patterson (by J Mesa).
HBP - J Hairston Jr (by K Wells).
Pitches-strikes - G Rusch 99-59; L Hawkins 7-5; C Bartosh 1-1; M Wuertz 7-6; R Dempster 13-7; K Wells 112-66; J Mesa 26-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Rusch 6-5; L Hawkins 2-1; C Bartosh 0-0; M Wuertz 2-0; R Dempster 3-0; K Wells 9-9; J Mesa 0-1.
Batters faced - G Rusch 27; L Hawkins 3; C Bartosh 1; M Wuertz 2; R Dempster 5; K Wells 30; J Mesa 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bruce Froemming. 1B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 21,142.
Weather: 65 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.

Updated on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 6:38 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
N. Perez N. Perez
1-2
1 RBI
 Pittsburgh
J. Wilson J. Wilson
3-4
0 RBI