Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 1
Pittsburgh 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 5 13 0
WP: S. Torres (5-5)
LP: D. Weathers (7-3)
(59-88)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cincinnati
- J. Valentin singled to center, F. Lopez and R. Aurilia scored, A. Kearns to second
Bot 3rd: Pittsburgh
- J. Wilson singled to center, T. Redman scored
Top 4th: Cincinnati
- R. Olmedo singled to center, J. Valentin scored, C. Denorfia to second
- R. Freel grounded out to shortstop, C. Denorfia scored, R. Olmedo to third
Bot 4th: Pittsburgh
- D. Ward singled to shallow left, J. Bay scored
Bot 8th: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth grounded out to second, J. Bautista scored, B. Eldred to third
Bot 9th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay singled to center, J. Wilson scored, C. Wilson to second, C. Wilson to third, J. Bay to second on center fielder C. Denorfia's throwing error
- F. Sanchez singled to shallow center, C. Wilson scored, J. Bay to third, R. Doumit to second
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel lf 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 .267
F. Lopez ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .288
R. Aurilia 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .274
A. Dunn 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .247
A. Kearns rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .245
J. Valentin c 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .304
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Denorfia cf 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .385
R. Olmedo 2b 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .210
R. Ortiz p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .082
    B. Shackelford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Standridge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. LaRue c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
 Totals 32 4 7 4 4 8 11  
 Batting
2B - R Aurilia (20, K Wells).
S - R Ortiz.
RBI - J Valentin 2 (45), R Olmedo (3), R Freel (18).
2-out RBI - J Valentin 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Lopez 1, A Kearns 1, C Denorfia 2.
GIDP - J LaRue.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - C Denorfia (1, throw).
DP - 1 (F Lopez-R Olmedo-A Dunn).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Redman cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
J. Wilson ss 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 .257
R. Mackowiak rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
    C. Wilson ph-rf 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 .252
J. Bay lf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .302
R. Doumit c 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 .244
D. Ward 1b 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 .267
    F. Sanchez ph-2b 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .274
J. Bautista 3b 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .286
J.J. Furmaniak 2b 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .143
    B. Eldred ph-1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .254
K. Wells p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .170
    R. Vogelsong p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
    T. Wigginton ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .260
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. McLouth ph-cf 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .222
 Totals 36 5 13 5 6 6 15  
 Batting
2B - D Ward (21, R Ortiz); T Redman (12, R Ortiz); J Bay (42, R Ortiz); B Eldred (8, K Mercker).
RBI - J Wilson (48), D Ward (63), N McLouth (6), J Bay (87), F Sanchez (26).
2-out RBI - J Wilson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 1, R Doumit 1, K Wells 1, T Redman 1, J Bautista 1.
GIDP - J Bautista.
Team LOB - 13.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Bay (F Lopez at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (J Wilson-F Sanchez-B Eldred).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz 6.0 9 2 2 1 5 0 4.98
B. Shackelford (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.33
J. Standridge (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.95
K. Mercker (H, 18) 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.79
D. Weathers (L, 7-3; BS, 4) 0.2 3 2 2 2 0 0 3.59
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Wells 5.0 6 4 4 4 4 0 4.92
R. Vogelsong 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.62
J. Grabow 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.94
S. Torres (W, 5-5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.06
WP - K Wells 2.
IBB - R Doumit (by D Weathers).
Pitches-strikes - R Ortiz 94-61; B Shackelford 9-4; J Standridge 10-6; K Mercker 11-7; D Weathers 23-11; K Wells 98-54; R Vogelsong 8-5; J Grabow 30-18; S Torres 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Ortiz 7-6; B Shackelford 0-1; J Standridge 0-0; K Mercker 1-1; D Weathers 1-1; K Wells 7-4; R Vogelsong 0-2; J Grabow 1-2; S Torres 3-0.
Batters faced - R Ortiz 27; B Shackelford 2; J Standridge 2; K Mercker 4; D Weathers 7; K Wells 25; R Vogelsong 3; J Grabow 6; S Torres 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Adam Dowdy. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Chad Fairchild.
Time: 2:42. (Plus rain delay totaling 33 minutes in the 3rd).
Attendance: 22,715.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, out to left.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 17, 2005 12:28 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
J. Valentin J. Valentin
2-3
2 RBI
 Pittsburgh
D. Ward D. Ward
3-3
1 RBI