Pittsburgh 6, Chi Cubs 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(56-83)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 10 2
Chi Cubs 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 15 0
WP: J. Grabow (4-1) S: S. Torres (3)
LP: R. Dempster (1-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay homered to deep left, J. Bautista scored
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee singled to center, J. Pierre scored
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista tripled to deep right, C. Duffy scored
- J. Bay homered to deep left, J. Bautista scored
Bot 3rd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop, R. Theriot scored
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- J. Pierre singled to center, H. Blanco and R. Cedeno scored, S. Moore to second
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Jones scored, M. Murton to second on M. McLeary's throwing error
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista scored, F. Sanchez to third, J. Bay to second on wild pitch
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Duffy cf 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .210
J. Bautista 3b-rf 5 3 2 1 0 0 1 .250
F. Sanchez ss-3b 4 0 2 0 1 1 2 .347
J. Bay lf 4 2 2 4 1 2 2 .289
X. Nady 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .288
J. Burnitz rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .233
    J. Wilson ph-ss 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .273
R. Paulino c 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .317
J. Castillo 2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .268
V. Santos p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .158
    M. McLeary p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Randa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
    D. Marte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Sharpless p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Doumit ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .207
    R. Davis pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 35 6 10 5 3 13 19  
 Batting
2B - X Nady (25, J Mateo); R Paulino (14, J Mateo).
3B - J Bautista (3, J Mateo).
HR - J Bay 2 (31, 1st inning off J Mateo 1 on, 2 Out, 3rd inning off J Mateo 1 on, 2 Out).
S - C Duffy.
RBI - J Bay 4 (98), J Bautista (40).
2-out RBI - J Bay 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Burnitz 2, X Nady 2, C Duffy 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - C Duffy (1, bobble); M McLeary (1, throw).
DP - 1 (F Sanchez-J Castillo-X Nady).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 .290
R. Theriot 2b 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 .323
A. Ramirez 3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .282
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
    A. Pagan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .267
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Soto ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Lee 1b 5 0 3 1 0 1 0 .291
J. Jones rf 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .288
M. Murton lf 4 0 3 0 1 1 0 .295
H. Blanco c 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .253
    B. Coats pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Cedeno ss 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 .242
    F. Bynum ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .245
J. Mateo p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    S. Moore ph-3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
 Totals 40 5 15 4 4 8 17  
 Batting
2B - J Pierre (30, V Santos); R Cedeno (14, V Santos).
3B - R Theriot (2, V Santos).
RBI - D Lee (20), A Ramirez (91), J Pierre 2 (34).
2-out RBI - D Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Bynum 1, A Ramirez 2, J Jones 1, R Cedeno 2, J Mateo 1.
GIDP - H Blanco.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - D Lee 2 (8, 2nd base off V Santos/R Paulino, 2nd base off J Sharpless/R Paulino), J Pierre 2 (49, 2nd base off J Grabow/R Paulino, 2nd base off M McLeary/R Paulino).
CS - J Pierre (18, 3rd base by J Grabow/R Paulino).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Santos 3.1 9 4 4 1 2 0 5.70
M. McLeary 1.2 2 1 0 0 0 0 4.76
D. Marte 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.99
J. Sharpless 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.93
J. Grabow (W, 4-1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.80
S. Torres (S, 3) 1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 3.51
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Mateo 4.0 6 5 5 0 7 2 5.10
C. Marmol 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 5.50
R. Novoa 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.39
S. Eyre 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.63
R. Dempster (L, 1-8) 1.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 4.59
WP - R Dempster 2.
HBP - C Duffy (by J Mateo); X Nady (by C Marmol).
Pitches-strikes - V Santos 72-40; M McLeary 31-18; D Marte 20-11; J Sharpless 16-9; J Grabow 14-8; S Torres 26-15; J Mateo 68-49; C Marmol 32-20; R Novoa 15-11; S Eyre 15-9; R Dempster 25-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Santos 5-3; M McLeary 3-2; D Marte 0-1; J Sharpless 1-1; J Grabow 1-1; S Torres 0-0; J Mateo 2-3; C Marmol 1-3; R Novoa 2-0; S Eyre 0-0; R Dempster 2-0.
Batters faced - V Santos 19; M McLeary 7; D Marte 4; J Sharpless 5; J Grabow 4; S Torres 5; J Mateo 19; C Marmol 9; R Novoa 4; S Eyre 3; R Dempster 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Young. 1B--Tom Hallion. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Ejections: CHICAGO CUBS' Ramirez by Hallion (5th).
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 31,494.
Weather: 70 degrees, clear.
Wind: 2 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
CHICAGO'S ARAMIS RAMIREZ WAS EJECTED BY FIRST BASE UMPIRE TOM HALLION IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR SLAMMING HIS HELMET ON THE GROUND AFTER A CLOSE CALL AT FIRST BASE.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 5, 2006 11:28 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Bay J. Bay
2-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Chi Cubs
J. Pierre J. Pierre
3-5
2 RBI