Pittsburgh 5, Chi Cubs 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(55-83)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 1
Chi Cubs 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 1
WP: P. Maholm (7-10) S: S. Torres (2)
LP: C. Zambrano (14-6)
(55-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay singled to center, C. Duffy scored, J. Randa to third, F. Sanchez to second
- X. Nady doubled to deep right center, J. Randa, F. Sanchez and J. Bay scored
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez reached on fielder's choice, P. Maholm scored, C. Duffy to third on R. Cedeno's throwing error
Bot 2nd: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre singled to shortstop, A. Pagan scored, H. Blanco to third, S. Moore to second
- R. Theriot doubled to deep left, H. Blanco, J. Pierre and S. Moore scored
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Duffy cf 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 .213
J. Randa 3b-1b 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .268
F. Sanchez ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .346
J. Bay lf 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .287
X. Nady rf 4 0 2 3 1 0 0 .289
R. Doumit 1b 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .198
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Marte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Burnitz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
R. Paulino c 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .316
J. Castillo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .270
P. Maholm p 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 .120
    J. Bautista 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .248
 Totals 34 5 9 4 7 8 21  
 Batting
2B - X Nady (24, C Zambrano).
S - J Randa.
RBI - J Bay (94), X Nady 3 (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Doumit 2, J Randa 1, P Maholm 1.
GIDP - J Castillo, J Bay.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - J Randa (5, ground ball).
DP - 1 (F Sanchez-R Doumit).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 3 1 2 1 2 0 1 .288
R. Theriot 2b 3 0 1 3 0 0 2 .323
    J. Mabry ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .217
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .284
D. Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .280
M. Murton lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .290
A. Pagan rf 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .269
H. Blanco c 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .248
R. Cedeno ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240
    J. Jones ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .289
C. Zambrano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    S. Moore ph 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Rusch p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
    D. Aardsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Bynum ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .248
    B. Howry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Coats ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
 Totals 32 4 6 4 4 6 17  
 Batting
2B - R Theriot (7, P Maholm).
S - R Theriot.
RBI - J Pierre (32), R Theriot 3 (9).
2-out RBI - J Pierre, R Theriot 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 1, A Ramirez 1.
GIDP - D Lee.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre 2 (47, 3rd base off P Maholm/R Paulino 2).
 
 Fielding
E - R Cedeno (23, throw).
DP - 2 (R Theriot-R Cedeno-D Lee, A Ramirez-R Theriot-D Lee).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Maholm (W, 7-10) 5.0 3 4 4 3 4 0 4.91
J. Grabow (H, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.86
D. Marte (H, 13) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.07
M. Capps (H, 10) 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.33
S. Torres (S, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.56
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano (L, 14-6) 1.1 4 5 4 4 1 0 3.50
R. Novoa 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.46
G. Rusch 2.0 2 0 0 2 1 0 7.46
D. Aardsma 3.0 2 0 0 1 5 0 4.57
B. Howry 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.46
M. Wuertz 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.14
IBB - X Nady (by G Rusch).
HBP - S Moore (by P Maholm); R Doumit (by G Rusch).
Pitches-strikes - P Maholm 105-64; J Grabow 21-13; D Marte 5-5; M Capps 25-19; S Torres 10-8; C Zambrano 43-23; R Novoa 2-1; G Rusch 34-17; D Aardsma 49-31; B Howry 13-10; M Wuertz 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Maholm 6-5; J Grabow 2-1; D Marte 0-0; M Capps 2-3; S Torres 1-1; C Zambrano 4-0; R Novoa 2-0; G Rusch 2-3; D Aardsma 2-2; B Howry 1-2; M Wuertz 2-0.
Batters faced - P Maholm 22; J Grabow 4; D Marte 2; M Capps 6; S Torres 4; C Zambrano 12; R Novoa 1; G Rusch 11; D Aardsma 12; B Howry 4; M Wuertz 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Larry Young. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--James Hoye.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 37,994.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
CHICAGO PITCHER CARLOS ZAMBRANO LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SECOND INNING WITH STIFFNESS IN HIS LOWER BACK.

Updated on Monday, Sep 4, 2006 5:30 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
X. Nady X. Nady
2-4
3 RBI
 Chi Cubs
R. Theriot R. Theriot
1-3
3 RBI