Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(53-86)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 10 1
Pittsburgh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 0
WP: J. Samardzija (9-13)
LP: J. Grilli (1-5)
(72-66)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Pittsburgh
- P. Alvarez singled to shallow right center, B. Holt and A. McCutchen scored, G. Jones to second
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep left
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- L. Valbuena grounded into double play shortstop to first, T. Campana scored, D. DeJesus out at second
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- L. Valbuena hit sacrifice fly to left, T. Campana scored
Bot 7th: Pittsburgh
- J. Clement singled to right, J. Harrison scored
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- D. DeJesus singled to shallow right, W. Castillo scored, T. Campana to third
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus rf 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 .264
L. Valbuena 3b 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 .223
A. Rizzo 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .298
A. Soriano lf 5 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 .260
    J. Mather lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
S. Castro ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 .281
W. Castillo c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .277
D. Barney 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255
J. Samardzija p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100
T. Campana cf 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 .263
 Totals 33 4 10 3 1 4 5 4 18  
 Batting
2B - W Castillo (9, J McDonald); T Campana (6, J McDonald).
HR - A Soriano (27, 2nd inning off J McDonald 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Samardzija.
SF - L Valbuena.
RBI - D DeJesus (45), L Valbuena (25), A Soriano (92).
2-out RBI - D DeJesus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Valbuena 2, S Castro 2, J Samardzija 2, T Campana 2.
GIDP - L Valbuena.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - D DeJesus (7, 2nd base off J Grilli/M McKenry), A Rizzo (3, 2nd base off J Hughes/R Barajas), S Castro (23, 2nd base off J McDonald/R Barajas), T Campana (27, 3rd base off J McDonald/R Barajas).
CS - S Castro (13, 2nd base by C Resop/M McKenry).
 
 Fielding
E - S Castro (23, throw).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B. Holt 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .375
S. Marte lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .240
A. McCutchen cf 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .341
G. Jones 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .287
P. Alvarez 3b 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248
A. Presley rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .234
C. Barmes ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .220
    G. Sanchez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
R. Barajas c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .196
    J. Harrison pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
    M. McKenry c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
J. McDonald p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146
    T. Watson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Hughes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Clement ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .100
    J. Grilli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Resop p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 3 4 3 0 1 9 0 8  
 Batting
2B - P Alvarez (23, J Samardzija).
S - S Marte.
RBI - P Alvarez 2 (73), J Clement (1).
2-out RBI - J Clement.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Barmes 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Barmes-G Jones).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Samardzija (W, 9-13) 9.0 4 3 2 1 9 0 1.22 3.81  
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. McDonald 5.2 7 3 3 2 2 1 1.22 3.93  
T. Watson 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.20 3.65  
J. Hughes 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.12 2.62  
J. Grilli (L, 1-5) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.08 2.60  
C. Resop 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.33 3.69  
HBP - A McCutchen (by J Samardzija); A Rizzo (by J McDonald); S Castro (by C Resop).
Pitches-strikes - J Samardzija 120-81; J McDonald 90-56; T Watson 13-7; J Hughes 9-5; J Grilli 22-13; C Resop 17-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Samardzija 8-8; J McDonald 9-7; T Watson 1-0; J Hughes 1-0; J Grilli 2-0; C Resop 2-0.
Batters faced - J Samardzija 34; J McDonald 26; T Watson 4; J Hughes 2; J Grilli 6; C Resop 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Scott Barry. 1B--Jordan Baker. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 8, 2012 10:43 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano Alfonso Soriano
1-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Pittsburgh
P. Alvarez Pedro Alvarez
2-4
2 RBI