26-36
7 - 3
30-34

Game Story

All eyes were supposed to be on Gregory Polanco. But thanks to his new-found success against left-handed pitchers, Anthony Rizzo stole the show. Rizzo homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 Tuesday night, spoiling Polanco's much...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
ChC 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 7 11 1
Pit 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
homered to deep right,
Junior LakeDFP
scored
CHC 2 - PIT 0
Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
homered to deep center,
Grégory PolancoDFP
scored
CHC 2 - PIT 2
Top 4th: Chi Cubs
Darwin BarneyDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Anthony RizzoDFP
scored,
Justin RuggianoDFP
to third
CHC 3 - PIT 2
Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
Josh HarrisonDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Jordy MercerDFP
scored,
Clint BarmesDFP
to third
CHC 3 - PIT 3
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
Luis ValbuenaDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Starlin CastroDFP
and
Justin RuggianoDFP
scored
CHC 5 - PIT 3
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Junior LakeDFP
scored
CHC 6 - PIT 3
Starlin CastroDFP
singled to left center,
Anthony RizzoDFP
scored
CHC 7 - PIT 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
CF
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .264
Junior LakeDFP
LF
5 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .242
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 .284
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
3 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .277
Justin RuggianoDFP
RF
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246
Mike OltDFP
3B
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .151
Luis ValbuenaDFP
PH-3B
2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .200
Eli WhitesideDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .000
Travis WoodDFP
P
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Wesley WrightDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pedro StropDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nate SchierholtzDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Neil RamírezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 35 7 11 7 1 1 7 1 8
Batting
2B - A Rizzo 2 (9, J Gomez, C Sadler); L Valbuena (15, C Sadler); D Barney (5, J Gomez)
HR - A Rizzo (13, 1st inning off F Liriano 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - A Rizzo 3 (36), S Castro (32), L Valbuena 2 (15), D Barney (12)
2-out RBI - A Rizzo, S Castro, D Barney
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Whiteside 3
GIDP - D Barney
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - J Lake (7, 2nd base off F Liriano/R Martin)
CS - E Bonifacio (6, 2nd base by J Hughes/R Martin), J Ruggiano (3, 2nd base by F Liriano/R Martin)
Fielding
E - S Castro (10, field)
DP - 3 (S Castro-D Barney-A Rizzo, L Valbuena-A Rizzo, L Valbuena-D Barney-A Rizzo)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh HarrisonDFP
3B
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .288
Grégory PolancoDFP
RF
5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .200
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
4 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 .312
Gaby SánchezDFP
1B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .248
Ike DavisDFP
PH-1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .244
Russell MartinDFP
C
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .269
Starling MarteDFP
LF
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .219
Clint BarmesDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .219
Francisco LirianoDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .095
Jeanmar GómezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Jose TabataDFP
PH
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
Casey SadlerDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin WilsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Travis SniderDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
Jared HughesDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .239
Totals 34 3 10 3 1 4 4 2 19
Batting
2B - J Harrison (9, T Wood); S Marte (12, T Wood)
HR - A McCutchen (9, 3rd inning off T Wood 1 on, 2 Out)
SF - J Harrison
RBI - J Harrison (15), A McCutchen 2 (33)
2-out RBI - A McCutchen 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Polanco 1, A McCutchen 1, I Davis 1, R Martin 1, C Barmes 1
GIDP - R Martin, C Barmes
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - G Sanchez (2, 2nd base off T Wood/E Whiteside), R Martin (1, 2nd base off T Wood/E Whiteside)
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Mercer-C Barmes-I Davis)

Pitching

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Travis WoodDFP
(W, 6-5)
6.2 9 3 3 2 2 1 1.43 4.95
Brian SchlitterDFP
0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.94 2.43
Wesley WrightDFP
(HLD, 6)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.14 2.79
Pedro StropDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.34 4.34
James RussellDFP
0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.40 3.00
Neil RamírezDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.67 0.60

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco LirianoDFP
3.0 3 2 2 0 4 1 1.45 4.60
Jeanmar GómezDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.42 4.09
Casey SadlerDFP
(L, 0-1)
2.2 4 4 4 1 1 0 1.38 6.23
Justin WilsonDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.40 4.44
Jared HughesDFP
2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.17 1.96
Pitching
BALK - N Ramirez
HBP - J Ruggiano 2 (by J Gomez, by C Sadler)
Pitches-strikes - T Wood 102-65; B Schlitter 5-1; W Wright 1-1; P Strop 12-10; J Russell 7-3; N Ramirez 18-10; F Liriano 55-36; J Gomez 18-9; C Sadler 43-28; J Wilson 2-1; J Hughes 20-13
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wood 10-10; B Schlitter 0-0; W Wright 0-1; P Strop 2-0; J Russell 0-0; N Ramirez 0-1; F Liriano 4-1; J Gomez 2-1; C Sadler 5-2; J Wilson 1-0; J Hughes 5-0
Batters faced - T Wood 29; B Schlitter 1; W Wright 1; P Strop 4; J Russell 1; N Ramirez 3; F Liriano 11; J Gomez 6; C Sadler 14; J Wilson 1; J Hughes 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20.
Umpires: HP--Tom Woodring. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Jeff Kellogg. 3B--Dan Bellino.
Weather: 75 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 3 mph, out to right.
Attendance: 31,567.