Milwaukee 5, Chi Cubs 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-75)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 2
Milwaukee 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 X 5 8 1
WP: R. Wolf (11-8) S: J. Axford (38)
LP: R. Lopez (4-5)
(79-54)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- J. Baker doubled to right, D. Barney scored
Bot 4th: Milwaukee
- G. Kottaras homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Milwaukee
- R. Braun doubled to right, C. Hart scored, N. Morgan to third, N. Morgan and R. Braun scored on second baseman D. Barney's fielding error
Bot 7th: Milwaukee
- P. Fielder singled to shallow left, C. Hart scored, R. Braun to second
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Castro ss 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 .306
D. Barney 2b 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .288
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .311
J. Baker 1b 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .283
    C. Pena ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
G. Soto c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .232
M. Byrd cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .291
A. Soriano lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .242
R. Johnson rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .347
R. Lopez p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .095
    T. Colvin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Ortiz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. DeWitt ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .258
 Totals 33 2 5 2 1 3 6 1 9  
 Batting
2B - A Ramirez (32, R Wolf); J Baker (11, R Wolf).
HR - S Castro (8, 1st inning off R Wolf 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - S Castro (57), J Baker (21).
2-out RBI - J Baker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Castro 1, G Soto 1, M Byrd 2, B DeWitt 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - D Barney (8, 2nd base off R Wolf/G Kottaras).
 
 Fielding
E - D Barney (12, field 2).
 Milwaukee
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Hart rf 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 .274
N. Morgan cf 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .308
R. Braun lf 2 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 .333
P. Fielder 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .298
C. McGehee 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .239
Y. Betancourt ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .255
J. Hairston Jr. 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .265
G. Kottaras c 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 .241
    J. Lucroy c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
R. Wolf p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .163
    T. Saito p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    M. Kotsay ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
    J. Axford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 5 8 3 1 6 7 3 15  
 Batting
2B - R Braun 2 (33, R Lopez 2).
HR - G Kottaras (3, 4th inning off R Lopez 0 on, 2 Out).
S - N Morgan, R Wolf.
RBI - R Braun (86), P Fielder (101), G Kottaras (12).
2-out RBI - G Kottaras.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Hart 1, N Morgan 1, C McGehee 1, Y Betancourt 3.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - C Hart (6, 3rd base off R Lopez/G Soto), N Morgan (9, 2nd base off R Lopez/G Soto), R Braun (30, 2nd base off R Lopez/G Soto).
CS - G Kottaras (1, 2nd base by R Lopez/G Soto).
 
 Fielding
E - R Wolf (3, field).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Lopez (L, 4-5) 6.0 5 4 2 4 5 1 1.47 4.80  
J. Samardzija 1.0 1 1 1 2 2 0 1.31 3.28  
R. Ortiz 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.44 5.92  
 Milwaukee
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Wolf (W, 11-8) 6.2 4 2 1 2 3 1 1.30 3.37  
T. Saito (H, 10) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.24 2.33  
F. Rodriguez (H, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.34 3.20  
J. Axford (S, 38) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.25 2.23  
WP - J Samardzija, J Axford.
IBB - P Fielder (by R Lopez).
Pitches-strikes - R Lopez 101-63; J Samardzija 28-14; R Ortiz 17-10; R Wolf 101-65; T Saito 4-3; F Rodriguez 11-8; J Axford 26-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Lopez 6-7; J Samardzija 0-0; R Ortiz 3-1; R Wolf 10-8; T Saito 0-0; F Rodriguez 1-1; J Axford 2-1.
Batters faced - R Lopez 27; J Samardzija 6; R Ortiz 5; R Wolf 27; T Saito 1; F Rodriguez 3; J Axford 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Tom Hallion. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--James Hoye.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, in from right.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 27, 2011 3:25 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
S. Castro Starlin Castro
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Milwaukee
R. Braun Ryan Braun
2-2
1 RBI