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 PhillipsDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Billy HamiltonDFP
scored
CHC 0 - CIN 1
Top 5th: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
safe at first on first baseman
Jay BruceDFP
's fielding error,
Chris CoghlanDFP
scored,
Justin RuggianoDFP
to third
CHC 1 - CIN 1
Bottom 5th: Cincinnati
Billy HamiltonDFP
singled to shallow right,
Skip SchumakerDFP
scored,
Ramón SantiagoDFP
to third
CHC 1 - CIN 2
Todd FrazierDFP
singled to shallow left,
Ramón SantiagoDFP
scored,
Billy HamiltonDFP
to second
CHC 1 - CIN 3
Bottom 6th: Cincinnati
Devin MesoracoDFP
doubled to deep center,
Jay BruceDFP
scored
CHC 1 - CIN 4
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
homered to deep right,
Chris CoghlanDFP
scored
CHC 3 - CIN 4
Bottom 7th: Cincinnati
Jay BruceDFP
homered to deep right,
Brandon PhillipsDFP
scored
CHC 3 - CIN 6
Bottom 8th: Cincinnati
Billy HamiltonDFP
tripled to right,
Ryan LudwickDFP
,
Ramón SantiagoDFP
and
Zack CozartDFP
scored
CHC 3 - CIN 9

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
5 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .252
Justin RuggianoDFP
CF
5 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 .290
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
5 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 3 .274
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .284
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .237
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .213
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .214
Edwin JacksonDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .097
Junior LakeDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Blake ParkerDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan SweeneyDFP
PH
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 HamiltonDFP
CF
4 1 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 .275
Todd FrazierDFP
3B
5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .293
Brandon PhillipsDFP
2B
3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 .269
Sam LeCureDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jay BruceDFP
1B
4 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 .232
Devin MesoracoDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .316
Ryan LudwickDFP
LF
2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .257
Skip SchumakerDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .252
Ramón SantiagoDFP
SS-2B
2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .197
Mike LeakeDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .125
Jonathan BroxtonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Zack CozartDFP
PH-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 JacksonDFP
(L, 5-9)
6.0 7 4 4 2 6 0 1.52 5.05
James RussellDFP
1.0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1.11 2.84
Blake ParkerDFP
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 LeakeDFP
(W, 7-7)
7.0 9 3 2 1 7 1 1.20 3.42
Jonathan BroxtonDFP
(HLD, 12)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.76 0.62
Sam LeCureDFP
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.