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Game Story

The weary Chicago Cubs' bullpen needed a break. New manager Rick Renteria needed a win. Jason Hammel did a pretty solid job providing both. The veteran right-hander pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Cubs edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday for their first victory of...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
ChC 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
singled to left center,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored
CHC 1 - PIT 0
Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
Mike OltDFP
homered to right
CHC 2 - PIT 0
Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
Justin RuggianoDFP
grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored,
Starlin CastroDFP
out at second
CHC 3 - PIT 0
Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
Tony SánchezDFP
singled to shallow center,
Neil WalkerDFP
and
Gaby SánchezDFP
scored,
Tony SánchezDFP
to second on center fielder
Emilio BonifacioDFP
's fielding error
CHC 3 - PIT 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
CF
4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .688
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .077
Justin RuggianoDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .154
Junior LakeDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .308
Pedro StropDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mike OltDFP
3B
3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .143
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .143
John BakerDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .000
Jason HammelDFP
P
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin GrimmDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan KalishDFP
LF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 3 7 2 1 1 7 1 7
Batting
2B - E Bonifacio (2, W Rodriguez)
HR - M Olt (1, 2nd inning off W Rodriguez 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - A Rizzo (2), M Olt (1)
2-out RBI - A Rizzo
GIDP - J Ruggiano
Team LOB - 3
Running
SB - E Bonifacio (4, 2nd base off W Rodriguez/T Sanchez)
Fielding
E - E Bonifacio (1, field)
DP - 1 (P Strop-A Rizzo)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starling MarteDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .231
Travis SniderDFP
RF
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .182
Edinson VólquezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Josh HarrisonDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Bryan MorrisDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .100
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .067
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .231
Travis IshikawaDFP
1B
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Gaby SánchezDFP
PH-1B
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500
Tony SánchezDFP
C
4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .400
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182
Wandy RodríguezDFP
P
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Jose TabataDFP
PH-RF
2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
Totals 32 2 6 2 0 2 7 0 11
Batting
2B - G Sanchez (1, J Russell)
RBI - T Sanchez 2 (3)
2-out RBI - T Sanchez 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Alvarez 1, J Mercer 1
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
DP - 1 (W Rodriguez-J Mercer-T Ishikawa)

Pitching

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason HammelDFP
(W, 1-0)
6.2 2 1 1 1 5 0 0.45 1.35
James RussellDFP
0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.75 6.75
Justin GrimmDFP
(HLD, 1)
1.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 1.71 0.00
Brian SchlitterDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Pedro StropDFP
(SV, 1)
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.67 0.00

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Wandy RodríguezDFP
(L, 0-1)
6.0 5 3 3 1 5 1 1.00 4.50
Edinson VólquezDFP
2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.50 0.00
Bryan MorrisDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 0.00
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - P Strop 7-6; J Hammel 99-62; J Russell 3-2; J Grimm 22-14; B Schlitter 3-2; E Volquez 27-20; B Morris 8-5; W Rodriguez 93-58
Ground balls-fly balls - P Strop 1-0; J Hammel 4-9; J Russell 0-0; J Grimm 1-1; B Schlitter 1-0; E Volquez 3-1; B Morris 2-1; W Rodriguez 9-5
Batters faced - P Strop 3; J Hammel 23; J Russell 1; J Grimm 6; B Schlitter 1; E Volquez 7; B Morris 3; W Rodriguez 23
Game Details
Game Time: 2:39.
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--John Tumpane. 2B--John Hirschbeck. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Weather: 57 degrees, Low Clouds.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 11,418.