Chi Cubs 13, Pittsburgh 8
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 12 3
Chi Cubs 4 1 2 0 0 5 1 0 X 13 16 0
WP: S. Eyre (2-1)
LP: F. Osoria (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- X. Nady grounded into fielder's choice, N. Morgan scored, N. McLouth to third, A. LaRoche out at second
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep center
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, D. Lee and M. DeRosa scored
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan singled to right, C. Izturis scored
Bot 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez safe at first on shortstop C. Izturis' throwing error, D. Lee scored
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- X. Nady grounded out to second, N. McLouth scored, A. LaRoche to third
- J. Bautista doubled to left, A. LaRoche scored
- R. Paulino singled to center, J. Bautista scored, R. Paulino to second advancing on throw
- C. Izturis tripled to deep right, R. Paulino scored
- P. Maholm reached on bunt single to third, C. Izturis scored
Bot 3rd: Chi Cubs
- R. Cedeno singled to right center, G. Soto scored, C. Monroe to third, R. Theriot to second
- C. Monroe scored, R. Theriot to third, R. Cedeno to second on wild pitch
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left, D. Lee and A. Soriano scored
- G. Soto homered to deep left center, M. Murton scored
Bot 7th: Chi Cubs
- D. Lee singled to left, M. DeRosa scored
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- X. Nady homered to deep left
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .267
N. McLouth lf 4 1 1 0 1 2 0 .255
F. Sanchez 2b 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .306
A. LaRoche 1b 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 .273
X. Nady rf 4 1 1 3 1 1 1 .286
J. Bautista 3b 4 1 2 1 1 0 4 .260
R. Paulino c 5 1 1 1 0 2 2 .262
C. Izturis ss 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 .259
    M. Kata ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .247
P. Maholm p 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 .186
    F. Osoria p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Phelps ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .352
    B. Bullington p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Perez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 8 12 8 6 10 15  
 Batting
2B - C Izturis (13, J Marquis); A LaRoche (37, J Marquis); J Bautista (33, J Marquis).
3B - C Izturis (2, J Marquis).
HR - X Nady (19, 9th inning off R Dempster 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - X Nady 3 (70), N Morgan (4), J Bautista (62), R Paulino (55), C Izturis (14), P Maholm (5).
2-out RBI - N Morgan, J Bautista, R Paulino, C Izturis, P Maholm.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Phelps 1, J Bautista 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - N Morgan (5, 2nd base off J Marquis/G Soto), N McLouth (21, 2nd base off J Marquis/G Soto).
CS - N Morgan (2, 2nd base by J Marquis/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
E - C Izturis (8, throw); F Sanchez (8, catch); J Bautista (17, throw).
DP - 1 (M Kata-F Sanchez-A LaRoche).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 5 2 2 1 0 1 3 .293
M. DeRosa 2b 4 2 1 0 0 1 4 .297
D. Lee 1b 5 3 3 1 0 0 0 .313
A. Ramirez 3b 5 2 2 6 0 0 2 .314
M. Murton rf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .275
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Blanco ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .170
    R. Dempster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Soto c 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 .400
C. Monroe cf 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 .243
    F. Pie cf 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .212
R. Theriot ss 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .269
J. Marquis p 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .129
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Cedeno ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .164
    K. Hart p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Fuld ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Eyre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Jones rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
 Totals 41 13 16 11 2 6 16  
 Batting
2B - D Lee (40, P Maholm).
HR - A Soriano (29, 1st inning off P Maholm 0 on, 0 Out), A Ramirez 2 (25, 1st inning off P Maholm 2 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off F Osoria 2 on, 1 Out), G Soto (3, 6th inning off J Grabow 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Soriano (60), A Ramirez 6 (98), R Cedeno (9), G Soto 2 (6), D Lee (75).
2-out RBI - D Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 2, J Marquis 1.
GIDP - R Theriot.
Team LOB - 7.
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Maholm 2.0 10 7 6 0 3 2 5.02
F. Osoria (L, 0-2) 3.1 2 3 2 0 3 1 4.44
J. Grabow 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 1 3.88
B. Bullington 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6.00
J. Perez 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.60
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Marquis 2.2 8 7 7 2 1 0 4.35
W. Ohman 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.05
K. Hart 2.0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0.93
S. Eyre (W, 2-1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.32
C. Marmol 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.23
K. Wood 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.19
R. Dempster 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.16
WP - F Osoria.
IBB - A LaRoche (by J Marquis).
HBP - M DeRosa (by P Maholm).
Pitches-strikes - P Maholm 61-37; F Osoria 42-28; J Grabow 9-5; B Bullington 13-9; J Perez 17-7; J Marquis 55-35; W Ohman 4-3; K Hart 33-21; S Eyre 13-7; C Marmol 19-12; K Wood 13-9; R Dempster 20-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Maholm 2-1; F Osoria 4-4; J Grabow 1-1; B Bullington 0-3; J Perez 3-0; J Marquis 3-3; W Ohman 1-0; K Hart 2-1; S Eyre 2-1; C Marmol 0-0; K Wood 0-1; R Dempster 1-1.
Batters faced - P Maholm 18; F Osoria 13; J Grabow 4; B Bullington 5; J Perez 4; J Marquis 17; W Ohman 2; K Hart 8; S Eyre 4; C Marmol 5; K Wood 3; R Dempster 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Tom Hallion. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 41,591.
Weather: 85 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
CHICAGO LEFT FIELDER ALFONSO SORIANO LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING WITH A HOME RUN.

Updated on Friday, Sep 21, 2007 5:24 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
X. Nady X. Nady
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez A. Ramirez
2-5, 2 HR
6 RBI