Pittsburgh 10, Chi Cubs 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(72-70)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 5 9 0
Pittsburgh 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 3 X 10 13 0
WP: M. Morris (9-9)
LP: S. Trachsel (0-2)
(63-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- J. Kendall singled to center, J. Jones and M. Murton scored
Bot 2nd: Pittsburgh
- S. Pearce singled to center, A. LaRoche scored
- J. Wilson doubled to deep center, S. Pearce scored
- N. Morgan singled to center, J. Wilson scored, M. Morris to second
- F. Sanchez tripled to deep center, M. Morris, N. McLouth and N. Morgan scored, F. Sanchez out at home
Bot 4th: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan singled to center, J. Wilson scored
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep center, M. Fontenot scored
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Pittsburgh
- J. Castillo doubled to right, R. Paulino and S. Pearce scored, J. Wilson to third
- F. Sanchez grounded into fielder's choice, J. Wilson scored, N. Morgan to third, N. McLouth out at second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 5 1 1 2 0 1 2 .295
R. Theriot ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
D. Lee 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .312
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .315
M. Murton rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .270
J. Jones cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .266
M. DeRosa 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .287
J. Kendall c 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .287
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Floyd ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
S. Trachsel p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
    K. Hart p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Pignatiello p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Fontenot ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .286
    S. Marshall p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Soto c 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .353
 Totals 35 5 9 5 2 4 9  
 Batting
2B - A Ramirez (31, S Chacon).
HR - A Soriano (24, 5th inning off M Morris 1 on, 0 Out), G Soto (1, 7th inning off R Sanchez 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Kendall 2 (17), A Soriano 2 (53), G Soto (3).
2-out RBI - J Kendall 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kendall 1, M DeRosa 1, A Soriano 2.
GIDP - M DeRosa.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Jones (F Sanchez at Home).
DP - 1 (M DeRosa-R Theriot-D Lee).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan cf 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .267
N. McLouth lf 3 1 0 0 2 1 4 .244
F. Sanchez 2b 5 0 2 4 0 1 1 .314
A. LaRoche 1b 5 1 1 0 0 2 3 .269
J. Bautista 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .259
S. Pearce rf 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 .286
R. Paulino c 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .258
J. Wilson ss 3 3 2 1 1 0 1 .289
M. Morris p 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .212
    J. Phelps ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .387
    R. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Chacon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
    J. Castillo ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .243
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 32 10 13 10 7 6 17  
 Batting
2B - A LaRoche (33, S Trachsel); J Wilson (27, S Trachsel); J Castillo (16, K Wood).
3B - F Sanchez (3, S Trachsel).
S - M Morris.
RBI - S Pearce (2), J Wilson (51), N Morgan 2 (3), F Sanchez 4 (77), J Castillo 2 (23).
2-out RBI - J Wilson, N Morgan, F Sanchez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A LaRoche 1, N McLouth 2.
GIDP - A LaRoche.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - N Morgan (1, 2nd base by C Pignatiello/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Wilson-F Sanchez-A LaRoche).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Trachsel (L, 0-2) 2.0 6 6 6 1 0 0 10.12
K. Hart 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 0 2.45
C. Pignatiello 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
S. Marshall 1.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.92
M. Wuertz 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.64
S. Eyre 1.2 0 0 0 1 3 0 4.63
K. Wood 0.0 2 3 3 2 0 0 5.52
W. Ohman 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.08
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Morris (W, 9-9) 6.0 7 4 4 2 2 1 4.59
R. Sanchez (H, 2) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.08
S. Chacon (H, 10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.94
M. Capps 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.10
WP - M Morris, S Trachsel.
Pitches-strikes - S Trachsel 47-31; K Hart 19-16; C Pignatiello 11-9; S Marshall 22-14; M Wuertz 7-3; S Eyre 24-14; K Wood 21-9; W Ohman 14-8; M Morris 89-58; R Sanchez 16-11; S Chacon 10-7; M Capps 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Trachsel 3-2; K Hart 1-1; C Pignatiello 0-0; S Marshall 3-1; M Wuertz 0-0; S Eyre 0-1; K Wood 0-0; W Ohman 2-1; M Morris 10-6; R Sanchez 2-1; S Chacon 2-1; M Capps 0-1.
Batters faced - S Trachsel 12; K Hart 6; C Pignatiello 2; S Marshall 6; M Wuertz 1; S Eyre 5; K Wood 4; W Ohman 4; M Morris 26; R Sanchez 4; S Chacon 4; M Capps 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 21,861.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY CHICAGO'S GEOVANY SOTO IN THE SEVENTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 9, 2007 4:40 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano A. Soriano
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Pittsburgh
F. Sanchez F. Sanchez
2-5
4 RBI