38-49
3 - 9
46-42

Game Story

Jay Bruce's introduction to first base ended up being a big hit. Bruce played first base for the first time since high school and committed an error that let in an unearned run Monday night, but later homered to help the Cincinnati Reds rally for a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
ChC 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 11 0
Cin 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 3 X 9 10 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Cincinnati
Brandon Phillips hit sacrifice fly to right, Billy Hamilton scored
CHC 0 - CIN 1
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
Anthony Rizzo safe at first on first baseman Jay Bruce's fielding error, Chris Coghlan scored, Justin Ruggiano to third
CHC 1 - CIN 1
Bottom 5th: Cincinnati
Billy Hamilton singled to shallow right, Skip Schumaker scored, Ramón Santiago to third
CHC 1 - CIN 2
Todd Frazier singled to shallow left, Ramón Santiago scored, Billy Hamilton to second
CHC 1 - CIN 3
Bottom 6th: Cincinnati
Devin Mesoraco doubled to deep center, Jay Bruce scored
CHC 1 - CIN 4
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
Anthony Rizzo homered to deep right, Chris Coghlan scored
CHC 3 - CIN 4
Bottom 7th: Cincinnati
Jay Bruce homered to deep right, Brandon Phillips scored
CHC 3 - CIN 6
Bottom 8th: Cincinnati
Billy Hamilton tripled to right, Ryan Ludwick, Ramón Santiago and Zack Cozart scored
CHC 3 - CIN 9

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Chris CoghlanLF 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .252
Justin RuggianoCF 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 .290
Anthony Rizzo1B 5 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 3 .274
Starlin CastroSS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .284
Luis Valbuena3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Welington CastilloC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .237
Nate SchierholtzRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .213
Darwin Barney2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .214
Edwin JacksonP 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .097
Junior LakePH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
James RussellP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Blake ParkerP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan SweeneyPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
Totals 38 3 11 2 1 1 9 1 19
Batting
2B - C Coghlan 2 (7, M Leake 2); L Valbuena (22, M Leake); W Castillo (10, M Leake)
HR - A Rizzo (18, 7th inning off M Leake 1 on, 2 Out)
RBI - A Rizzo 2 (47)
2-out RBI - A Rizzo 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rizzo 1, S Castro 2, N Schierholtz 1, D Barney 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - C Coghlan (3, 2nd base off M Leake/D Mesoraco)

Cincinnati

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Billy HamiltonCF 4 1 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 .275
Todd Frazier3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .293
Brandon Phillips2B 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 .269
Sam LeCureP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jay Bruce1B 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 .232
Devin MesoracoC 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .316
Ryan LudwickLF 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .257
Skip SchumakerRF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .252
Ramón SantiagoSS-2B 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .197
Mike LeakeP 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .125
Jonathan BroxtonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Zack CozartPH-SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
Totals 31 9 10 9 1 5 7 0 10
Batting
2B - D Mesoraco (14, E Jackson); S Schumaker (8, E Jackson)
3B - B Hamilton (4, B Parker)
HR - J Bruce (9, 7th inning off J Russell 1 on, 2 Out)
S - R Ludwick, M Leake
SF - B Phillips
RBI - B Hamilton 4 (34), T Frazier (48), B Phillips (38), J Bruce 2 (36), D Mesoraco (43)
2-out RBI - B Hamilton, T Frazier, J Bruce 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Phillips 2, M Leake 1
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - J Bruce (2, field)
Outfield assists - S Schumaker
DP - 1 (S Schumaker-D Mesoraco)

Pitching

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edwin Jackson(L, 5-9) 6.0 7 4 4 2 6 0 1.52 5.05
James Russell 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1.11 2.84
Blake Parker 1.0 2 3 3 2 0 0 2.73 14.73

Cincinnati

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Mike Leake(W, 7-7) 7.0 9 3 2 1 7 1 1.20 3.42
Jonathan Broxton(HLD, 12) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.76 0.62
Sam LeCure 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.52 3.62
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - E Jackson 100-65; J Russell 23-14; B Parker 27-13; M Leake 113-74; J Broxton 17-12
Ground balls-fly balls - E Jackson 6-2; J Russell 2-1; B Parker 3-1; M Leake 7-5; J Broxton 2-1
Batters faced - E Jackson 27; J Russell 5; B Parker 7; M Leake 31; J Broxton 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:19.
Umpires: HP--Mike Muchlinski. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Weather: 86 degrees, Overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 26,558.