Chi Cubs 8, Pittsburgh 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(51-60)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 7 0
Chi Cubs 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 3 X 8 12 1
WP: C. Gaudin (3-1) S: C. Marmol (6)
LP: C. Hansen (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit singled to left, N. McLouth to second, N. McLouth scored, R. Doumit to second on left fielder A. Soriano's fielding error
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- B. Moss homered to deep center
Bot 2nd: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto singled to right, M. DeRosa scored, J. Edmonds to third
- C. Zambrano grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Edmonds scored, G. Soto out at second
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- G. Soto doubled to deep right center, J. Edmonds scored
- C. Zambrano doubled to deep right, G. Soto scored
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- A. Ramirez homered to deep left
Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit singled to right, D. Mientkiewicz scored
- A. LaRoche homered to deep left, R. Doumit scored
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- D. Ward homered to deep center, G. Soto scored
- A. Soriano homered to deep left
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
L. Rivas 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .274
N. McLouth cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .274
R. Doumit c 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .342
A. LaRoche 3b 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 .250
B. Moss lf 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 .250
S. Pearce rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .238
J. Wilson ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .280
I. Snell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
    J. Bautista ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
    T.J. Beam p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Michaels ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
    C. Hansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    F. Sanchez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .242
 Totals 33 5 7 4 3 5 7  
 Batting
2B - D Mientkiewicz (16, N Cotts).
HR - B Moss (1, 2nd inning off C Zambrano 0 on, 0 Out), A Laroche (3, 8th inning off C Gaudin 1 on, 2 Out).
S - I Snell.
RBI - B Moss (1), R Doumit (40), A LaRoche 2 (8).
2-out RBI - R Doumit, A LaRoche 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Michaels 1, L Rivas 1, A LaRoche 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A LaRoche-L Rivas-D Mientkiewicz 2).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 .295
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Theriot ss 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .315
D. Lee 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .289
A. Ramirez 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .277
K. Fukudome rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .279
M. DeRosa 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .271
J. Edmonds cf 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .241
G. Soto c 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 .278
C. Zambrano p 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 .354
    J. Samardzija p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    N. Cotts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Gaudin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
    R. Johnson ph-lf 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .295
 Totals 34 8 12 7 4 6 12  
 Batting
2B - J Edmonds (13, I Snell); G Soto (27, I Snell); C Zambrano (4, I Snell).
HR - A Ramirez (19, 5th inning off T Beam 0 on, 0 Out), R Johnson (6, 8th inning off S Burnett 1 on, 2 Out), A Soriano (19, 8th inning off S Burnett 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - G Soto 2 (62), C Zambrano (10), A Ramirez (74), R Johnson 2 (40), A Soriano (48).
2-out RBI - R Johnson 2, A Soriano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Lee 1, R Theriot 1, K Fukudome 1.
GIDP - C Zambrano, K Fukudome.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Soriano (11, 2nd base off T Beam/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
E - A Soriano (3, bobble).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
I. Snell 4.0 7 4 4 3 3 0 6.14
T.J. Beam 2.0 2 1 1 0 3 1 4.72
C. Hansen (L, 0-1) 1.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.40
S. Burnett 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 2 4.71
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Zambrano 5.0 3 2 1 1 2 1 2.76
J. Samardzija (H, 1) 2.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.16
N. Cotts (H, 6) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.48
C. Gaudin (W, 3-1; BS, 1) 0.1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2.13
C. Marmol (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
WP - I Snell, N Cotts.
Pitches-strikes - I Snell 86-50; T Beam 30-22; C Hansen 22-12; S Burnett 9-7; C Zambrano 82-47; J Samardzija 40-20; N Cotts 11-7; C Gaudin 17-8; C Marmol 15-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - I Snell 3-6; T Beam 1-2; C Hansen 4-1; S Burnett 1-0; C Zambrano 4-9; J Samardzija 2-4; N Cotts 0-1; C Gaudin 0-0; C Marmol 0-2.
Batters faced - I Snell 21; T Beam 8; C Hansen 6; S Burnett 3; C Zambrano 19; J Samardzija 9; N Cotts 3; C Gaudin 3; C Marmol 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Ed Montague. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 41,200.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, in from right.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 3, 2008 8:12 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche A LaRoche
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano Alfonso Soriano
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI