Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(20-26)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 13 1
Cincinnati 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 6 11 1
WP: R. Wagner (2-1)
LP: M. Gonzalez (0-1)
(19-29)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- R. Mackowiak homered to deep right, J. Bay and D. Ward scored
Bot 4th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. singled to right, F. Lopez scored
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
- J. Valentin homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep left center
- J. Cruz doubled to deep right, J. Randa scored
- J. Valentin singled to center, J. Cruz scored
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- D. Ross safe at first on second baseman R. Freel's throwing error, F. Sanchez and J. Castillo scored, D. Ross to second
Bot 9th: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez reached on fielder's choice, J. Romano scored, R. Freel to second
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Lawton rf 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .261
T. Redman cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .220
    T. Wigginton ph-3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .196
J. Bay lf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .291
D. Ward 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .262
R. Mackowiak 3b-cf 3 1 1 3 1 2 1 .347
J. Castillo 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .310
F. Sanchez ss 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .290
D. Ross c 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .219
    H. Cota pr-c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
J. Fogg p 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .118
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Hill ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .281
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Wilson ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192
    M. Gonzalez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 5 13 4 1 7 15  
 Batting
2B - J Castillo (5, R Ortiz); J Bay (13, K Mercker); F Sanchez (6, R Wagner).
HR - R Mackowiak (4, 4th inning off R Ortiz 2 on, 0 Out).
S - J Wilson.
RBI - R Mackowiak 3 (21), D Ross (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 1, R Mackowiak 1, T Redman 2.
GIDP - D Ward, M Lawton.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - M Lawton (7, 2nd base off R Ortiz/J Valentin).
CS - M Lawton (6, 2nd base by R Ortiz/J Valentin).
 
 Fielding
E - R Mackowiak (4, throw).
PB - D Ross.
DP - 2 (R Mackowiak-J Castillo-D Ward, T Wigginton-J Castillo-D Ward).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .317
F. Lopez ss 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .309
K. Griffey Jr. cf 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .254
A. Kearns rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .248
A. Dunn 1b 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .252
J. Randa 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .287
J. Cruz lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .250
    R. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Valentin c 4 1 2 2 0 2 0 .200
R. Ortiz p 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Romano lf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500
 Totals 36 6 11 6 2 3 11  
 Batting
2B - F Lopez (12, J Fogg); J Randa (13, J Fogg); J Cruz (4, J Fogg); J Romano (1, M Gonzalez).
HR - J Valentin (1, 5th inning off J Fogg 0 on, 0 Out), A Dunn (14, 6th inning off J Fogg 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - K Griffey Jr (28), J Valentin 2 (6), A Dunn (26), J Cruz (5), F Lopez (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cruz 2, A Kearns 1.
GIDP - R Freel, J Randa.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - R Freel (3, throw).
Outfield assists - A Kearns (J Castillo at Home).
DP - 3 (A Kearns-J Valentin, R Freel-F Lopez-A Dunn 2).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Fogg 5.0 8 5 5 1 2 2 4.42
J. Grabow 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.93
S. Torres 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.43
M. Gonzalez (L, 0-1) 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.26
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz 6.1 10 3 3 1 4 1 5.20
K. Mercker (H, 8) 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.31
R. Wagner (W, 2-1; BS, 1) 1.0 2 2 1 0 1 0 3.96
Pitches-strikes - J Fogg 91-56; J Grabow 11-7; S Torres 23-10; M Gonzalez 15-12; R Ortiz 99-71; K Mercker 19-13; R Wagner 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Fogg 7-6; J Grabow 3-0; S Torres 4-2; M Gonzalez 1-0; R Ortiz 7-6; K Mercker 2-1; R Wagner 2-0.
Batters faced - J Fogg 25; J Grabow 3; S Torres 6; M Gonzalez 4; R Ortiz 27; K Mercker 5; R Wagner 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Larry Young.
Time: 2:48.
Attendance: 24,370.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, May 28, 2005 3:58 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
R. Mackowiak R. Mackowiak
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Cincinnati
J. Valentin J. Valentin
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI