Cincinnati 8, Pittsburgh 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(59-80)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 0
Cincinnati 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 3 X 8 12 1
WP: N. Masset (1-0) S: F. Cordero (27)
LP: C. Hansen (0-3)
(62-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth hit by pitch
- C. Gomez singled to right, N. McLouth to second
- D. Mientkiewicz walked, N. McLouth to third, C. Gomez to second
- J. Michaels flied out to center
- A. LaRoche grounded out to third, N. McLouth scored, C. Gomez to third, D. Mientkiewicz to second
- S. Pearce singled to center, C. Gomez and D. Mientkiewicz scored
- L. Cruz fouled out to catcher

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 1st: Cincinnati
- C. Dickerson doubled to right
- J. Keppinger popped out to shallow right
- B. Phillips grounded out to pitcher
- J. Votto struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 3, Cincinnati 0

  Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- R. Chavez singled to center
- T. Gorzelanny sacrificed to first, R. Chavez to second
- N. McLouth flied out to right
- C. Gomez homered to deep left, R. Chavez scored
- D. Mientkiewicz flied out to deep right

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 2nd: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion struck out looking
- J. Bruce homered to deep right
- R. Hanigan flied out to right
- W. Castillo flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 1

  Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- J. Michaels struck out swinging
- A. LaRoche grounded out to shortstop
- S. Pearce grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 3rd: Cincinnati
- J. Fogg doubled to deep right
- J. Fogg to third on wild pitch
- C. Dickerson walked
- J. Keppinger hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Fogg scored
- B. Phillips singled to shallow right, C. Dickerson to second
- J. Votto struck out swinging
- E. Encarnacion walked, C. Dickerson to third, B. Phillips to second
- J. Bruce struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 2

  Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- R. Ramirez relieved J. Fogg
- L. Cruz popped out to second
- R. Chavez lined out to right center
- T. Gorzelanny struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 2

  Bottom 4th: Cincinnati
- R. Hanigan flied out to center
- W. Castillo ground rule double to deep left
- R. Ramirez singled to right, W. Castillo to third
- C. Dickerson struck out swinging
- J. Keppinger doubled to deep left, W. Castillo scored, R. Ramirez to third
- J. Davis relieved T. Gorzelanny
- B. Phillips flied out to right

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 3

  Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth struck out swinging
- C. Gomez lined out to right
- D. Mientkiewicz grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 3

  Bottom 5th: Cincinnati
- J. Votto homered to deep left
- E. Encarnacion hit by pitch
- J. Bruce grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, E. Encarnacion out at second
- R. Hanigan walked
- R. Hanigan to second on wild pitch
- W. Castillo lined out to left center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 4

  Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche grounded out to shortstop
- S. Pearce grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 6th: Cincinnati
- J. Chavez relieved J. Davis
- B. Moss in right field
- A. Phillips hit for R. Ramirez
- A. Phillips singled to center
- C. Dickerson singled to center, A. Phillips to second
- J. Keppinger sacrificed to third, A. Phillips to third, C. Dickerson to second
- B. Phillips grounded out to second, A. Phillips scored, C. Dickerson to third
- S. Burnett relieved J. Chavez
- J. Votto grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 5

  Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- N. Masset relieved R. Ramirez
- L. Cruz flied out to deep left
- R. Chavez grounded out to first
- B. Moss struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 5

  Bottom 7th: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion struck out swinging
- J. Bruce grounded out to first
- R. Hanigan flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 5

  Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth homered to deep right
- C. Gomez struck out swinging
- D. Mientkiewicz walked
- J. Michaels grounded into double play shortstop to first, D. Mientkiewicz out at second

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 5

  Bottom 8th: Cincinnati
- C. Hansen relieved S. Burnett
- W. Castillo walked
- C. Patterson hit for N. Masset
- C. Patterson reached on bunt single to pitcher, W. Castillo to second
- C. Dickerson sacrificed to catcher, W. Castillo to third, C. Patterson to second
- W. Castillo scored, C. Patterson to third on wild pitch
- J. Keppinger walked
- T.J. Beam relieved C. Hansen
- B. Phillips hit by pitch, J. Keppinger to second
- J. Votto singled to right, C. Patterson scored, J. Keppinger to third, B. Phillips to second
- E. Encarnacion hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Keppinger scored, B. Phillips to third
- J. Bruce popped out to left

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 8

  Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- C. Dickerson in left field
- F. Cordero relieved N. Masset
- C. Patterson in center field
- N. Morgan hit for A. LaRoche
- N. Morgan struck out swinging
- A. LaRoche hit for T.J. Beam
- A. LaRoche grounded out to first
- F. Sanchez hit for L. Cruz
- F. Sanchez walked
- R. Doumit hit for R. Chavez
- R. Doumit singled to second, F. Sanchez to second, F. Sanchez to third on second baseman B. Phillips' throwing error
- B. Bixler ran for R. Doumit
- B. Moss grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 8
 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
C. Gomez Chris Gomez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Cincinnati
J. Votto Joey Votto
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI