Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5 9 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
WP: E. Volquez (14-5)
LP: J. Karstens (2-1)
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Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips homered to deep left, C. Dickerson scored
Top 4th: Cincinnati
- J. Valentin homered to deep center
Bot 4th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche doubled to deep center, D. Mientkiewicz scored
Top 6th: Cincinnati
- C. Patterson singled to right, B. Phillips scored, J. Valentin to second
Top 8th: Cincinnati
- C. Patterson doubled to deep right center, E. Encarnacion scored
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Dickerson lf 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 .250
J. Keppinger ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .259
J. Bruce rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .269
B. Phillips 2b 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 .273
J. Valentin 1b 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .253
E. Encarnacion 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .251
C. Patterson cf 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .194
P. Bako c 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .216
E. Volquez p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .093
    B. Bray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lincoln p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Rosales ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
    F. Cordero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 5 9 5 3 3 13  
 Batting
2B - C Dickerson (1, J Karstens); C Patterson (11, T Yates).
HR - B Phillips (18, 1st inning off J Karstens 1 on, 2 Out), J Valentin (2, 4th inning off J Karstens 0 on, 1 Out).
S - E Volquez.
RBI - B Phillips 2 (68), J Valentin (12), C Patterson 2 (19).
2-out RBI - B Phillips 2, C Patterson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Bako 2, J Keppinger 1, J Bruce 1.
GIDP - J Keppinger.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Dickerson (1, 2nd base off J Karstens/R Doumit).
CS - C Patterson (6, 3rd base by J Karstens).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .278
L. Rivas ss 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .231
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .289
R. Doumit c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .331
A. LaRoche 3b 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .250
B. Moss lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .175
S. Pearce rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
C. Gomez 2b 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .295
J. Karstens p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333
    J. Michaels ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240
    T. Yates 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 0 0 .249
 Totals 32 1 6 1 4 6 15  
 Batting
2B - C Gomez (7, E Volquez); An LaRoche (2, E Volquez); N McLouth (37, B Bray).
RBI - An LaRoche (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Mientkiewicz 4, L Rivas 1, S Pearce 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - N McLouth (14, 2nd base off E Volquez/P Bako).
CS - R Doumit (2, 2nd base by E Volquez/P Bako).
 
 Fielding
E - R Doumit (6, throw); An LaRoche (3, ground ball).
DP - 1 (An LaRoche-C Gomez-D Mientkiewicz).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Volquez (W, 14-5) 6.2 5 1 1 3 5 0 2.86
B. Bray 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
M. Lincoln (H, 9) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.49
D. Weathers 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.29
F. Cordero 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.78
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Karstens (L, 2-1) 7.0 7 4 3 2 2 2 1.23
T. Yates 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.34
S. Burnett 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.38
Pitches-strikes - E Volquez 113-64; B Bray 4-2; M Lincoln 6-2; D Weathers 15-8; F Cordero 8-4; J Karstens 101-61; T Yates 16-9; S Burnett 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Volquez 6-8; B Bray 0-0; M Lincoln 1-0; D Weathers 0-2; F Cordero 1-2; J Karstens 10-8; T Yates 3-0; S Burnett 2-0.
Batters faced - E Volquez 27; B Bray 1; M Lincoln 2; D Weathers 3; F Cordero 3; J Karstens 30; T Yates 5; S Burnett 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Kevin Causey. 2B--Paul Emmel. 3B--Bill Miller.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 23,686.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 12, 2008 10:04 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
C. Patterson Corey Patterson
2-4
2 RBI
 Pittsburgh
C. Gomez Chris Gomez
2-3