Washington 9, Chi Cubs 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(51-86)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 2
Washington 1 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 X 9 12 0
WP: J. Zimmermann (10-8)
LP: J. Germano (2-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Rizzo homered to deep center
Bot 1st: Washington
- R. Zimmerman grounded out to pitcher, B. Harper scored
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- D. Barney tripled to shallow right, S. Castro scored
Bot 2nd: Washington
- K. Suzuki homered to deep left, I. Desmond and D. Espinosa scored
Bot 4th: Washington
- B. Harper singled to shortstop, K. Suzuki to third, J. Werth to second, K. Suzuki scored, J. Werth to third, B. Harper to second on shortstop S. Castro's fielding error
- R. Zimmerman singled to left, J. Werth and B. Harper scored
Bot 6th: Washington
- A. LaRoche homered to deep right, R. Zimmerman scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .265
    J. Mather ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .201
L. Valbuena 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .226
    J. Vitters ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .075
A. Rizzo 1b 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .298
A. Soriano lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .257
S. Castro ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
S. Clevenger c 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .215
    W. Castillo c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .269
B. Jackson cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .187
D. Barney 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .256
J. Germano p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .083
    T. Campana ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
    L. Castillo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Beliveau p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. LaHair ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .255
    M. Socolovich p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Bowden p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 2 7 2 1 1 11 0 10  
 Batting
2B - S Castro (21, J Zimmermann); B Jackson (6, C Garcia).
3B - S Castro (11, J Zimmermann); D Barney (4, J Zimmermann).
HR - A Rizzo (12, 1st inning off J Zimmermann 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Rizzo (33), D Barney (39).
2-out RBI - A Rizzo, D Barney.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Soriano 1, J Germano 1, B LaHair 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - A Soriano (1, field); S Castro (22, field).
DP - 1 (L Valbuena-D Barney-A Rizzo).
 Washington
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Werth rf 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .318
B. Harper cf 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .260
R. Zimmerman 3b 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 .284
A. LaRoche 1b 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 .270
    C. Tracy 1b 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .282
M. Morse lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .288
    E. Perez pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
I. Desmond ss 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 6 .288
D. Espinosa 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 .258
K. Suzuki c 5 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 5 .266
J. Zimmermann p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .184
    S. Lombardozzi ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
    T. Gorzelanny p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
    C. Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 9 12 8 2 7 6 2 23  
 Batting
2B - I Desmond (27, J Germano).
3B - B Harper (7, J Germano).
HR - A LaRoche (29, 6th inning off J Beliveau 1 on, 1 Out), K Suzuki (3, 2nd inning off J Germano 2 on, 1 Out).
S - J Zimmermann.
RBI - R Zimmerman 3 (76), A LaRoche 2 (92), K Suzuki 3 (13).
2-out RBI - R Zimmerman 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Werth 2, K Suzuki 2.
GIDP - I Desmond.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - I Desmond (16, 2nd base off L Castillo/S Clevenger), D Espinosa (19, 2nd base off L Castillo/S Clevenger).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Werth.
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Germano (L, 2-6) 4.0 7 7 6 2 2 1 1.48 6.95  
L. Castillo 1.1 2 1 1 2 1 0 2.59 10.22  
J. Beliveau 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.71 4.50  
M. Socolovich 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 3.00  
M. Bowden 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.46 4.38  
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Zimmermann (W, 10-8) 7.0 5 2 2 1 9 1 1.15 2.99  
T. Gorzelanny 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.34 3.16  
C. Garcia 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.60 0.00  
WP - J Zimmermann, C Garcia.
IBB - A LaRoche (by J Germano).
HBP - D Espinosa (by J Germano).
Pitches-strikes - J Germano 80-47; L Castillo 37-21; J Beliveau 11-6; M Socolovich 24-16; M Bowden 23-11; J Zimmermann 96-68; T Gorzelanny 9-6; C Garcia 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Germano 8-7; L Castillo 0-3; J Beliveau 1-1; M Socolovich 1-1; M Bowden 1-2; J Zimmermann 7-5; T Gorzelanny 0-1; C Garcia 1-2.
Batters faced - J Germano 22; L Castillo 8; J Beliveau 4; M Socolovich 4; M Bowden 6; J Zimmermann 27; T Gorzelanny 3; C Garcia 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Mike Estabrook. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 3 mph, out to left.

Updated on Friday, Sep 7, 2012 3:03 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Rizzo Anthony Rizzo
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Washington
K. Suzuki Kurt Suzuki
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI