Pittsburgh 3, Chi Cubs 2
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(66-94)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 7 1
WP: P. Maholm (3-1) S: M. Gonzalez (3)
LP: M. Prior (11-7)
(77-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez reached on fielder's choice, H. Cota scored, J. Furmaniak to third on third baseman N. Garciaparra's throwing error
- J. Bay singled to left, J. Furmaniak scored, F. Sanchez to second
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth homered to deep right center
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- J. Macias homered to deep left
- M. Murton grounded out to shortstop, D. Lee scored, N. Garciaparra to third
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Sanchez 2b-3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .288
T. Redman rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .252
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    M. Gonzalez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Bay lf 4 0 1 1 1 2 1 .306
R. Mackowiak 3b-rf 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .274
B. Eldred 1b 4 0 0 0 1 3 3 .235
N. McLouth cf 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 .253
H. Cota c 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .236
J. Furmaniak ss-2b 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .136
P. Maholm p 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 .133
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261
    J. Wilson ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
 Totals 35 3 7 2 5 14 27  
 Batting
HR - N Mclouth (4, 5th inning off M Prior 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bay (100), N McLouth (9).
2-out RBI - J Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Mackowiak 1, T Redman 1, N McLouth 2, P Maholm 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - J Furmaniak (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (R Mackowiak-F Sanchez-B Eldred).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Macias 2b 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .264
N. Perez ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .273
D. Lee 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .339
N. Garciaparra 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .276
M. Murton lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .328
J. Burnitz rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .258
H. Blanco c 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .242
C. Patterson cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .218
M. Prior p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .229
    S. Mcclain ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143
    S. Williamson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Barrett ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Grieve ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .263
 Totals 34 2 7 2 2 7 19  
 Batting
2B - N Garciaparra (11, P Maholm).
HR - J Macias (1, 6th inning off P Maholm 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Macias (13), M Murton (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Garciaparra 1, J Burnitz 1, J Macias 2.
GIDP - S Mcclain.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Macias (4, 2nd base off P Maholm/H Cota).
 
 Fielding
E - N Garciaparra (12, throw).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Maholm (W, 3-1) 6.2 6 2 2 1 4 1 2.18
R. White 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.74
J. Grabow (H, 12) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.62
S. Torres (H, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.84
M. Gonzalez (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.83
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Prior (L, 11-7) 5.0 6 3 1 4 7 1 3.67
S. Williamson 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.65
W. Ohman 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.02
R. Novoa 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.12
M. Wuertz 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.91
HBP - F Sanchez (by M Prior); M Barrett (by R White).
Pitches-strikes - P Maholm 98-64; R White 4-1; J Grabow 2-1; S Torres 9-7; M Gonzalez 18-8; M Prior 97-62; S Williamson 8-7; W Ohman 9-7; R Novoa 24-14; M Wuertz 18-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Maholm 12-4; R White 0-0; J Grabow 1-0; S Torres 1-1; M Gonzalez 0-1; M Prior 0-8; S Williamson 2-0; W Ohman 0-1; R Novoa 0-1; M Wuertz 1-0.
Batters faced - P Maholm 26; R White 1; J Grabow 1; S Torres 4; M Gonzalez 5; M Prior 27; S Williamson 3; W Ohman 3; R Novoa 5; M Wuertz 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Mike Reilly. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Time: 2:42.
Attendance: 37,491.
Weather: 73 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 15 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
PITTSBURGH'S FREDDY SANCHEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 29, 2005 5:46 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
N. McLouth N. McLouth
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
J. Macias J. Macias
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI