Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 12 1
Pittsburgh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 1
WP: J. Russell (7-1) S: C. Marmol (18)
LP: J. Grilli (1-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Mather singled to shallow right
- D. Barney grounded into double play shortstop to first, J. Mather out at second
- A. Rizzo singled to center
- A. Soriano struck out looking

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
- B. Holt grounded out to second
- S. Marte grounded bunt out to pitcher
- A. McCutchen homered to deep left
- G. Jones singled to shallow left
- G. Sanchez walked, G. Jones to second
- P. Alvarez struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro flied out to right
- J. Vitters grounded out to shortstop
- D. Sappelt singled to left
- A. Recker struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
- M. McKenry struck out swinging
- C. Barmes walked
- J. Locke struck out swinging
- B. Holt grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- C. Rusin grounded out to second
- J. Mather singled to shallow left center
- D. Barney singled to left, J. Mather to second
- A. Rizzo flied out to shallow left center
- J. Mather stole third
- A. Soriano struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
- S. Marte popped out to right
- A. McCutchen walked
- G. Jones grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, A. McCutchen out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro flied out to right center
- J. Vitters homered to deep left
- D. Sappelt grounded out to shortstop
- A. Recker homered to deep center
- C. Rusin struck out looking

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
- G. Sanchez grounded out to shortstop
- P. Alvarez singled to left
- M. McKenry lined out to left
- C. Barmes fouled out to shallow right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mather struck out swinging
- D. Barney grounded out to third
- A. Rizzo struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
- J. Locke singled to shallow left
- B. Holt singled to first, J. Locke to second
- S. Marte struck out swinging
- A. McCutchen flied out to right center
- G. Jones lined out to shallow right

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano grounded out to third
- S. Castro flied out to right
- J. Vitters safe at first on second baseman B. Holt's fielding error
- D. Sappelt flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 6th: Pittsburgh
- J. Chapman relieved C. Rusin
- G. Sanchez struck out swinging
- P. Alvarez safe at first on first baseman A. Rizzo's fielding error
- M. McKenry popped out to shortstop
- J. Clement hit for C. Barmes
- J. Clement walked, P. Alvarez to second
- J. Harrison hit for J. Locke
- J. Harrison grounded into fielder's choice, J. Clement out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mercer at shortstop
- K. McPherson relieved J. Locke
- A. Recker grounded out to third
- B. LaHair hit for J. Chapman
- B. LaHair singled to shallow right center
- J. Mather struck out looking
- D. Barney grounded into fielder's choice, B. LaHair out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
- M. Corpas relieved J. Chapman
- B. Holt tripled
- S. Marte grounded out to first
- A. McCutchen intentionally walked
- J. Russell relieved M. Corpas
- B. Holt scored, A. McCutchen to second on balk
- G. Jones flied out to left
- G. Sanchez intentionally walked
- P. Alvarez grounded out to second

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- J. Grilli relieved K. McPherson
- A. Rizzo singled to center
- A. Soriano homered to deep center, A. Rizzo scored
- S. Castro ground rule double to shallow right
- J. Vitters struck out looking
- D. DeJesus hit for D. Sappelt
- D. DeJesus walked
- C. Qualls relieved J. Grilli
- A. Recker flied out to left
- L. Valbuena hit for J. Russell
- L. Valbuena struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
- A. Soriano in left field
- J. Mather in left field
- T. Campana in center field
- D. DeJesus in right field
- L. Valbuena at third
- S. Camp relieved J. Russell
- M. McKenry struck out swinging
- J. Mercer fouled out to catcher
- A. Presley hit for C. Qualls
- A. Presley struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- J. Hanrahan relieved C. Qualls
- J. Mather singled to center
- D. Barney grounded out to shortstop, J. Mather to second
- A. Rizzo grounded out to first, J. Mather to third
- T. Campana walked
- T. Campana to second on fielder's indifference
- S. Castro struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 9th: Pittsburgh
- C. Marmol relieved S. Camp
- B. Holt singled to shallow left center
- S. Marte walked, B. Holt to second
- A. McCutchen popped out to shallow right
- G. Jones walked, B. Holt to third, S. Marte to second
- G. Sanchez struck out swinging
- P. Alvarez flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano Alfonso Soriano
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Pittsburgh
B. Holt Brock Holt
3-5