Chi Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(72-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 4 8 1
Chi Cubs 0 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 X 7 9 1
WP: C. Rusin (1-2) S: C. Marmol (20)
LP: J. McDonald (12-8)
(57-87)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro singled to shallow center, L. Valbuena scored
Bot 4th: Chi Cubs
- A. Rizzo doubled to shallow right, D. Barney and D. DeJesus scored, L. Valbuena to third
- A. Soriano singled to shallow left, L. Valbuena scored, A. Rizzo to third
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- P. Alvarez singled to shallow left center, G. Sanchez scored
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- G. Sanchez singled to shallow right center, S. Marte scored, G. Jones to second
- P. Alvarez grounded out to first, G. Jones scored, G. Sanchez to third, M. McKenry to second
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro homered to deep left, L. Valbuena and A. Soriano scored
Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- A. McCutchen homered to deep right
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B. Holt 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .327
S. Marte lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .232
    J. Clement ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143
A. McCutchen cf 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 .339
G. Jones rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285
G. Sanchez 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .226
M. McKenry c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .249
P. Alvarez 3b 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .242
C. Barmes ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .220
    T. Snider ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .260
    J. Mercer ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
J. McDonald p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .143
    J. Wilson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Leroux p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Tabata ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
    K. McPherson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. Walker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .280
    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
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Morris p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Presley ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
 Totals 34 4 8 4 1 2 8 1 14  
 Batting
2B - G Sanchez (15, C Rusin).
HR - A McCutchen (27, 7th inning off M Corpas 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A McCutchen (86), G Sanchez (27), P Alvarez 2 (75).
2-out RBI - A McCutchen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Holt 2, N Walker 2.
GIDP - J Clement.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - S Marte (5, 2nd base off J Chapman/S Clevenger).
CS - S Marte (2, 2nd base by C Rusin/S Clevenger).
 
 Fielding
E - P Alvarez (23, throw).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .265
L. Valbuena 3b 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .217
A. Rizzo 1b 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 .292
A. Soriano lf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .260
    T. Campana lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
S. Castro ss 4 1 2 4 1 0 0 0 4 .281
S. Clevenger c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206
B. Jackson cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .184
D. Barney 2b 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .260
C. Rusin p 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286
    J. Chapman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Russell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Corpas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. LaHair ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
    S. Camp p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Marmol p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 7 9 7 1 5 4 0 16  
 Batting
2B - D DeJesus (26, J McDonald); L Valbuena (18, J McDonald); A Rizzo (10, J Wilson); D Barney (26, K McPherson).
HR - S Castro (13, 6th inning off J Hughes 2 on, 2 Out).
S - D Barney.
RBI - A Rizzo 2 (36), A Soriano (97), S Castro 4 (75).
2-out RBI - A Rizzo 2, A Soriano, S Castro 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, S Castro 2, C Rusin 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - S Castro (25, field).
PB - S Clevenger.
DP - 1 (C Marmol-S Castro-A Rizzo).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. McDonald (L, 12-8) 3.2 5 4 4 4 2 0 1.25 4.05  
J. Wilson 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 4.50  
C. Leroux 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.12 5.06  
K. McPherson 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 1.54  
T. Watson 0.2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1.20 3.66  
J. Hughes 0.1 1 2 2 0 0 1 1.14 2.78  
C. Qualls 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.40 4.87  
B. Morris 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Rusin (W, 1-2) 5.0 4 2 2 0 6 0 1.50 5.06  
J. Chapman (H, 3) 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 1.38 2.08  
J. Russell (H, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.33 3.43  
M. Corpas 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.34 4.54  
S. Camp (H, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.28 3.55  
C. Marmol (S, 20) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.61 3.72  
HBP - A Soriano (by J Hughes); C Barmes (by C Rusin); A Presley (by C Marmol).
Pitches-strikes - J McDonald 83-43; J Wilson 2-1; C Leroux 7-4; K McPherson 13-9; T Watson 18-10; J Hughes 6-3; C Qualls 13-8; B Morris 9-5; C Rusin 79-56; J Chapman 17-9; J Russell 20-13; M Corpas 15-9; S Camp 13-7; C Marmol 11-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - J McDonald 1-7; J Wilson 0-0; C Leroux 2-0; K McPherson 0-2; T Watson 0-1; J Hughes 1-1; C Qualls 3-0; B Morris 2-1; C Rusin 7-2; J Chapman 3-0; J Russell 1-1; M Corpas 2-1; S Camp 1-1; C Marmol 1-1.
Batters faced - J McDonald 20; J Wilson 1; C Leroux 2; K McPherson 4; T Watson 3; J Hughes 3; C Qualls 4; B Morris 3; C Rusin 20; J Chapman 4; J Russell 4; M Corpas 4; S Camp 3; C Marmol 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Muchlinski. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Joe West.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, in from right.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 15, 2012 3:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
G. Sanchez Gaby Sanchez
2-4
1 RBI
 Chi Cubs
S. Castro Starlin Castro
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI