Pittsburgh 8, Chi Cubs 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 6 1
Pittsburgh 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 1 X 8 12 1
WP: P. Maholm (5-11)
LP: J. Marquis (6-5)
(39-47)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano grounded out to shortstop
- M. Fontenot grounded out to pitcher
- D. Lee grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth flied out to left center
- F. Sanchez lined out to deep left
- A. LaRoche grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
- M. DeRosa struck out looking
- A. Pagan doubled to deep left center
- R. Theriot walked
- A. Pagan caught stealing, pitcher to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
- X. Nady singled to center
- R. Doumit singled to center, X. Nady to second
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- J. Bautista flied out to deep center
- J. Wilson walked, X. Nady to third, R. Doumit to second
- P. Maholm singled to center, R. Doumit and X. Nady scored, J. Wilson to third
- N. McLouth grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- R. Bowen doubled to deep left center
- J. Marquis reached on fielder's choice, R. Bowen to third
- A. Soriano hit sacrifice fly to deep center, R. Bowen scored, J. Marquis to second
- M. Fontenot grounded out to first, J. Marquis to third
- J. Marquis scored on wild pitch
- D. Lee walked
- A. Ramirez grounded into fielder's choice, D. Lee out at second

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez homered to deep left
- A. LaRoche flied out to center
- X. Nady homered to deep left center
- R. Doumit flied out to left
- J. Bay flied out to deep right center

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 4

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- M. DeRosa grounded out to shortstop
- A. Pagan struck out looking
- R. Theriot struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 4

  Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista struck out swinging
- J. Wilson singled to shallow left center
- P. Maholm sacrificed to first, J. Wilson to second
- N. McLouth walked
- F. Sanchez grounded into fielder's choice, N. McLouth out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 4

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- R. Bowen flied out to right center
- J. Marquis grounded out to second
- A. Soriano grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 4

  Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche struck out looking
- X. Nady walked
- R. Doumit doubled to left, X. Nady scored
- J. Bay popped out to shallow left
- J. Bautista doubled to deep center, R. Doumit scored
- S. Gallagher relieved J. Marquis
- J. Wilson flied out to deep left

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 6

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- M. Fontenot struck out looking
- D. Lee grounded out to shortstop
- A. Ramirez walked
- M. DeRosa singled to center, A. Ramirez to second
- A. Pagan grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 6

  Bottom 6th: Pittsburgh
- P. Maholm struck out swinging
- N. McLouth lined out to first
- F. Sanchez walked
- A. LaRoche safe at first on second baseman M. Fontenot's fielding error, F. Sanchez to second
- X. Nady doubled to left, F. Sanchez scored, A. LaRoche to third
- R. Doumit walked
- J. Bay grounded into fielder's choice, R. Doumit out at second

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 7

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- R. Theriot safe at first on third baseman J. Bautista's fielding error
- R. Bowen grounded into double play shortstop to first, R. Theriot out at second
- C. Izturis hit for S. Gallagher
- C. Izturis struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 7

  Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
- S. Eyre relieved S. Gallagher
- J. Bautista singled to center
- J. Wilson flied out to left
- P. Maholm grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, J. Bautista out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 7

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano singled to center
- M. Fontenot singled to center, A. Soriano to second
- S. Chacon relieved P. Maholm
- D. Lee walked, A. Soriano to third, M. Fontenot to second
- A. Ramirez hit sacrifice fly to deep left, A. Soriano scored, M. Fontenot to third
- M. DeRosa hit sacrifice fly to left center, M. Fontenot scored
- A. Pagan lined out to right

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 7

  Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
- M. Wuertz relieved S. Eyre
- N. McLouth ground rule double to deep left center
- F. Sanchez doubled to left, N. McLouth scored
- A. LaRoche struck out swinging
- X. Nady grounded out to third, F. Sanchez to third
- R. Doumit struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 8

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- D. Marte relieved S. Chacon
- J. Phelps at first
- R. Theriot singled to center
- R. Theriot to second on fielder's indifference
- R. Bowen grounded out to shortstop
- K. Hill hit for M. Wuertz
- K. Hill lined into double play shortstop to second, R. Theriot out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 8
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano A. Soriano
1-3
1 RBI
 Pittsburgh
X. Nady X. Nady
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI