Pittsburgh 3, Chi Cubs 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(51-58)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 0
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
WP: J. Karstens (1-0) S: J. Grabow (1)
LP: J. Marquis (6-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Michaels singled to right, R. Doumit scored, A. LaRoche to third
- J. Wilson singled to left, A. LaRoche scored, J. Michaels to second
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- J. Michaels homered to deep left
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Rivas 2b 5 0 2 0 0 2 4 .257
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .276
N. McLouth cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .277
R. Doumit c 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333
A. LaRoche 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
B. Moss rf 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .000
J. Michaels lf 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 .252
J. Wilson ss 4 0 3 1 0 1 1 .284
J. Karstens p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    D. Bautista p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    S. Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    J. Bautista ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 3 9 3 2 8 13  
 Batting
2B - Ja Wilson (13, J Marquis).
HR - J Michaels (6, 6th inning off J Marquis 0 on, 2 Out).
S - J Karstens 2.
RBI - J Michaels 2 (31), Ja Wilson (14).
2-out RBI - J Michaels.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Doumit 1, L Rivas 4, J Karstens 1.
GIDP - D Mientkiewicz.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - B Moss (K Fukudome at 1st base).
DP - 4 (B Moss-D Mientkiewicz, Ja Wilson-L Rivas-D Mientkiewicz, L Rivas-Ja Wilson-D Mientkiewicz, A LaRoche-L Rivas-D Mientkiewicz).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .290
K. Fukudome rf 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .280
D. Lee 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .290
A. Ramirez 3b 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .277
J. Edmonds cf 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .240
    R. Johnson ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .284
G. Soto c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .275
M. Fontenot 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .288
    M. DeRosa ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .271
R. Cedeno ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Blanco ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289
J. Marquis p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .175
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Theriot ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .318
 Totals 28 0 5 0 7 4 13  
 Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Fontenot 2, G Soto 2, K Fukudome 1.
GIDP - R Cedeno, R Johnson, H Blanco.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Lee-R Cedeno-J Marquis).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Karstens (W, 1-0) 6.0 5 0 0 4 2 0 0.00
D. Bautista (H, 3) 1.1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.15
S. Burnett (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.25
J. Grabow (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.13
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Marquis (L, 6-7) 6.0 8 3 3 1 2 1 4.68
N. Cotts 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.66
J. Samardzija 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.00
C. Marmol 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.64
HBP - R Doumit (by J Marquis).
Pitches-strikes - J Karstens 101-62; D Bautista 24-12; S Burnett 4-2; J Grabow 10-6; J Marquis 102-63; N Cotts 16-11; J Samardzija 23-13; C Marmol 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Karstens 9-6; D Bautista 2-1; S Burnett 2-0; J Grabow 2-0; J Marquis 8-8; N Cotts 1-1; J Samardzija 1-0; C Marmol 0-0.
Batters faced - J Karstens 25; D Bautista 6; S Burnett 1; J Grabow 3; J Marquis 27; N Cotts 4; J Samardzija 4; C Marmol 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Wolf. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Brian Knight. 3B--Ed Montague.
Time: 2:47.
Attendance: 41,340.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, in from right.

Updated on Friday, Aug 1, 2008 5:36 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Michaels Jason Michaels
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Ramirez Aramis Ramirez
2-3