Pittsburgh 3, Chi Cubs 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(63-75)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 0
Chi Cubs 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
WP: B. Burres (1-0) S: J. Hanrahan (33)
LP: R. Dempster (10-11)
(59-79)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Chi Cubs
- C. Pena homered to deep center
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- J. Harrison singled to shallow right center, A. Presley scored
- G. Jones ground rule double to deep right, N. Walker scored
Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- J. Tabata singled to shallow right, A. Presley scored, N. Walker to second
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Presley lf-cf 4 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .310
J. Harrison 3b 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .281
N. Walker 2b 3 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 .273
A. McCutchen cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
    J. Tabata lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .269
G. Jones 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .245
    R. Doumit ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .277
    J. Hanrahan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
X. Paul rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 .253
R. Cedeno ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .259
    J. Grilli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Leroux p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Lincoln ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    J. Veras p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Wood 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
M. McKenry c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .234
B. Burres p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
    C. d'Arnaud ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214
 Totals 35 3 8 3 0 4 10 1 20  
 Batting
2B - J Harrison (10, R Dempster); G Jones (28, R Dempster).
3B - A Presley 2 (5, R Dempster 2).
S - J Harrison.
RBI - J Harrison (12), J Tabata (21), G Jones (55).
2-out RBI - J Tabata, G Jones.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Jones 1, R Doumit 1, X Paul 3, B Burres 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - X Paul (16, 3rd base off R Dempster/G Soto).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Castro ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .304
R. Johnson rf-cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .330
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .305
C. Pena 1b 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 .226
A. Soriano lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .240
M. Byrd cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .293
    S. Marshall p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Samardzija p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Russell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
    B. DeWitt ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
G. Soto c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .230
D. Barney 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .280
R. Dempster p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .082
    K. Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Colvin rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .149
 Totals 32 1 5 1 1 1 10 0 10  
 Batting
HR - C Pena (25, 2nd inning off B Burres 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Pena (69).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Ramirez 1, M Byrd 1, D Barney 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - S Castro (25, field); C Pena (8, field).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Burres (W, 1-0) 5.1 5 1 1 1 5 1 1.12 1.69  
J. Grilli (H, 5) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.42 3.38  
C. Leroux (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.29 2.57  
J. Veras (H, 26) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.17 3.36  
J. Hanrahan (S, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.99 1.66  
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Dempster (L, 10-11) 6.1 7 3 3 1 9 0 1.39 4.75  
K. Wood 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.28 3.30  
S. Marshall 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.08 2.53  
J. Samardzija 1.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.31 3.16  
J. Russell 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.30 4.19  
HBP - A McCutchen (by R Dempster).
Pitches-strikes - J Hanrahan 12-8; J Grilli 11-8; C Leroux 16-12; J Veras 17-14; B Burres 95-61; S Marshall 7-6; J Samardzija 21-11; J Russell 2-2; R Dempster 121-82; K Wood 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Hanrahan 0-1; J Grilli 1-1; C Leroux 1-1; J Veras 0-1; B Burres 4-8; S Marshall 1-0; J Samardzija 3-1; J Russell 1-0; R Dempster 7-6; K Wood 0-1.
Batters faced - J Hanrahan 3; J Grilli 2; C Leroux 3; J Veras 3; B Burres 22; S Marshall 2; J Samardzija 7; J Russell 1; R Dempster 28; K Wood 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--D.J. Reyburn. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Derryl Cousins. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Weather: 93 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 3, 2011 4:07 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
A. Presley Alex Presley
3-4
 Chi Cubs
C. Pena Carlos Pena
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI