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Game Story

Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs over the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday. Cubs starter Jake Arrieta allowed two hits and struck out nine in seven smooth innings. He left with a 1-0 lead following Luis Valbuena's run-scoring single in ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
ChC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 1
NYM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0

Scoring Summary

Top 4th: Chi Cubs
Luis ValbuenaDFP
singled to right center,
Javier BáezDFP
scored
CHC 1 - NYM 0
Bottom 8th: NY Mets
Curtis GrandersonDFP
singled to right center,
Eric Young Jr.DFP
scored,
Curtis GrandersonDFP
to second advancing on throw
CHC 1 - NYM 1
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
Starlin CastroDFP
homered to right
CHC 2 - NYM 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .277
Javier BáezDFP
2B
2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 .236
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .274
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .286
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .232
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .214
Ryan SweeneyDFP
RF
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Matt SzczurDFP
PR-RF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
John BakerDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .195
Jake ArrietaDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .138
Justin RuggianoDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .279
Pedro StropDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 2 7 2 1 3 9 0 15
Batting
HR - S Castro (13, 9th inning off J Mejia 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - S Castro (64), L Valbuena (39)
2-out RBI - L Valbuena
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Rizzo 2
GIDP - L Valbuena
Team LOB - 6
Running
CS - C Coghlan (4, 2nd base by R Montero/A Recker)
Fielding
E - A Rizzo (9, throw)
PB - J Baker
DP - 2 (S Castro-J Baez-A Rizzo, J Arrieta-S Castro-A Rizzo)

NY Mets

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Curtis GrandersonDFP
RF
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221
Juan LagaresDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .274
Daniel MurphyDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .298
Lucas DudaDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .255
Éric CampbellDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .288
Matt den DekkerDFP
LF
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 .191
Carlos TorresDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Wilmer FloresDFP
SS
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Anthony ReckerDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .183
Rubén TejadaDFP
SS
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
Eric Young Jr.DFP
PR
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Jenrry MejíaDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rafael MonteroDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Josh EdginDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Kirk NieuwenhuisDFP
LF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
Totals 30 1 4 1 0 2 11 1 12
Batting
RBI - C Granderson (47)
2-out RBI - C Granderson
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lagares 1, R Montero 1
GIDP - J Lagares, E Campbell
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - M den Dekker (3, 2nd base off J Arrieta/J Baker)
Fielding
DP - 1 (L Duda-R Tejada)

Pitching

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jake ArrietaDFP
7.0 2 0 0 2 9 0 1.02 2.61
Pedro StropDFP
(W, 2-4)(BS, 3)
1.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1.09 2.51
Héctor RondónDFP
(SV, 17)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 3.04

NY Mets

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Rafael MonteroDFP
7.1 5 1 1 2 6 0 1.48 5.01
Josh EdginDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.83 1.57
Carlos TorresDFP
0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.39 3.68
Jenrry MejíaDFP
(L, 5-6)
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1.52 3.86
Pitching
WP - J Arrieta, C Torres
Pitches-strikes - J Arrieta 98-61; P Strop 20-11; H Rondon 14-9; C Torres 9-5; J Mejia 11-9; R Montero 105-65; J Edgin 4-3
Ground balls-fly balls - J Arrieta 6-3; P Strop 1-0; H Rondon 1-1; C Torres 0-0; J Mejia 3-0; R Montero 5-8; J Edgin 0-0
Batters faced - J Arrieta 24; P Strop 5; H Rondon 3; C Torres 2; J Mejia 5; R Montero 27; J Edgin 1
Game Details
Game Time: 2:55.
Umpires: HP--Will Little. 1B--Adrian Johnson. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 77 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 27,938.