Chi Cubs 13, Pittsburgh 9
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 9 14 1
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 4 5 0 3 X 13 15 1
WP: J. Beliveau (1-0)
LP: J. Hughes (2-2)
(58-88)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano singled to shallow center, A. Rizzo scored
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- R. Barajas homered to deep left, C. Barmes scored
- A. McCutchen singled to shallow left, S. Marte scored, N. Walker to second
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- P. Alvarez homered to deep left, G. Sanchez scored
- S. Marte singled to left, R. Barajas scored
Bot 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mather homered to deep left center
- A. Rizzo homered to deep center, D. Barney scored
- W. Castillo singled to center, A. Soriano scored, W. Castillo to second advancing on throw
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- P. Alvarez homered to deep center, A. McCutchen and G. Sanchez scored
Bot 6th: Chi Cubs
- D. Barney singled to left, L. Valbuena scored, B. LaHair to third, J. Mather to second
- A. Rizzo homered to deep right center, B. LaHair, J. Mather and D. Barney scored
Bot 8th: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano doubled to right, D. Barney scored
- D. DeJesus singled to right, T. Campana and S. Castro scored, D. DeJesus to second advancing on throw
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Marte lf 6 1 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .256
N. Walker 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .276
A. McCutchen cf 3 1 2 1 0 2 1 2 1 .343
G. Jones rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 .284
G. Sanchez 1b 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .230
P. Alvarez 3b 5 2 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 .244
C. Barmes ss 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .226
    J. Clement ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133
    J. Mercer ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
R. Barajas c 2 2 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 .199
    B. Holt ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .327
J. Locke p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167
    C. Resop p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Harrison ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .231
    R. VandenHurk 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
    C. Leroux p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Wilson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Snider ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .255
 Totals 38 9 14 9 3 8 8 4 15  
 Batting
3B - S Marte (4, J Chapman).
HR - P Alvarez 2 (29, 5th inning off C Volstad 1 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off J Beliveau 2 on, 1 Out), R Barajas (10, 2nd inning off C Volstad 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - S Marte (13), A McCutchen (88), P Alvarez 5 (80), R Barajas 2 (28).
2-out RBI - S Marte, A McCutchen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Walker 1, G Jones 2, G Sanchez 1, J Locke 1.
GIDP - S Marte.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - S Marte 2 (7, 2nd base off C Volstad/W Castillo, 3rd base off A Cabrera/W Castillo), A McCutchen 2 (18, 3rd base off C Volstad/W Castillo, 2nd base off C Volstad/W Castillo).
CS - S Marte (3, Home by J Chapman/W Castillo).
 
 Fielding
E - C Barmes (15, field).
DP - 1 (G Sanchez-C Barmes).
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Mather cf-lf 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 .210
D. Barney 2b 3 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .263
A. Rizzo 1b 5 3 3 6 2 0 1 0 2 .300
A. Soriano lf 5 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .265
    T. Campana pr-cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
S. Castro ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .282
W. Castillo c 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 .281
D. Sappelt rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .310
    D. DeJesus rf 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266
L. Valbuena 3b 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .220
C. Volstad p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    A. Cabrera p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vitters ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .110
    M. Socolovich 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
    J. Chapman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Cardenas ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
    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 39 13 15 13 3 4 7 1 14  
 Batting
2B - A Rizzo (11, J Locke); A Soriano (30, C Leroux).
HR - J Mather (5, 5th inning off J Locke 0 on, 1 Out), A Rizzo 2 (14, 5th inning off J Locke 1 on, 1 Out, 6th inning off J Hughes 3 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Mather (19), D Barney (40), A Rizzo 6 (43), A Soriano 2 (101), W Castillo (17), D DeJesus 2 (47).
2-out RBI - A Soriano, W Castillo, D DeJesus 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Mather 1, D Sappelt 1, L Valbuena 1.
GIDP - A Rizzo.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - S Castro (25, 2nd base off J Wilson/R Barajas).
 
 Fielding
E - W Castillo (6, throw).
Outfield assists - D Sappelt.
DP - 1 (S Castro-D Barney-A Rizzo).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Locke 4.1 7 5 5 1 2 2 1.22 5.49  
C. Resop 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.36 3.60  
R. VandenHurk 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 0 7.50 54.00  
J. Hughes (L, 2-2; BS, 2) 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 1.16 3.01  
C. Qualls 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.39 4.75  
C. Leroux 1.2 2 3 3 1 3 0 1.29 7.71  
J. Wilson 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.29 3.86  
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Volstad 4.2 10 6 6 4 3 2 1.62 6.26  
A. Cabrera 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.60 6.32  
M. Socolovich 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 0 1.50 6.75  
J. Beliveau (W, 1-0) 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.81 4.50  
J. Chapman (H, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.50 1.69  
S. Camp (H, 17) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.26 3.50  
C. Marmol 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.60 3.65  
WP - R VandenHurk.
HBP - W Castillo (by J Locke).
Pitches-strikes - J Locke 74-47; C Resop 11-8; R VandenHurk 10-6; J Hughes 9-4; C Qualls 20-10; C Leroux 37-23; J Wilson 7-5; C Volstad 100-54; A Cabrera 8-5; M Socolovich 13-8; J Beliveau 19-11; J Chapman 23-13; S Camp 7-6; C Marmol 16-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Locke 8-6; C Resop 2-0; R VandenHurk 2-0; J Hughes 1-1; C Qualls 2-0; C Leroux 3-1; J Wilson 0-1; C Volstad 8-4; A Cabrera 1-0; M Socolovich 0-0; J Beliveau 0-2; J Chapman 0-1; S Camp 0-3; C Marmol 1-0.
Batters faced - J Locke 22; C Resop 3; R VandenHurk 3; J Hughes 2; C Qualls 4; C Leroux 8; J Wilson 2; C Volstad 27; A Cabrera 2; M Socolovich 3; J Beliveau 4; J Chapman 4; S Camp 3; C Marmol 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Mike Muchlinski. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, out to center.

Updated on Monday, Sep 17, 2012 2:56 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
P. Alvarez Pedro Alvarez
2-5, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Rizzo Anthony Rizzo
3-5, 2 HR
6 RBI