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Game Story

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has coined a phrase for where star center fielder Andrew McCutchen is at the moment. The reigning National League MVP had two doubles and two RBIs to lift the Pirates to a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night. McCutchen is batting .428 (18 of ...
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ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Pit 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 X 4 10 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
Russell Martin ground rule double to right, Andrew McCutchen scored, Ike Davis to third
CHC 0 - PIT 1
Jordy Mercer hit sacrifice fly to center, Ike Davis scored
CHC 0 - PIT 2
Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchen doubled to left center, Grégory Polanco and Starling Marte scored, Andrew McCutchen out at third
CHC 0 - PIT 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioCF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
Chris CoghlanLF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .183
Junior LakeLF-CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 .242
Anthony Rizzo1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .277
Starlin CastroSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .272
Luis Valbuena3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .293
Nate SchierholtzRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .213
John BakerC 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .153
Darwin Barney2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
Jeff SamardzijaP 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
James RussellP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brian SchlitterP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Wesley WrightP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 0 7 0 0 2 9 0 17
Batting
2B - L Valbuena (17, E Volquez); J Samardzija (3, E Volquez)
S - J Samardzija 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lake 3, A Rizzo 1, J Baker 2
Team LOB - 8
Running
CS - J Lake (2, 2nd base by E Volquez/R Martin)
Fielding
Outfield assists - N Schierholtz, J Lake
DP - 1 (N Schierholtz-J Baker)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Grégory PolancoRF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .214
Starling MarteLF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .249
Andrew McCutchenCF 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 .321
Ike Davis1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Gaby SánchezPH-1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
Russell MartinC 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .279
Pedro Álvarez3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 .236
Jordy MercerSS 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .227
Clint Barmes2B 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .217
Edinson VólquezP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .053
Travis SniderPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Jared HughesP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 4 10 4 0 2 9 2 11
Batting
2B - A McCutchen 2 (21, J Samardzija 2); G Sanchez (10, W Wright); R Martin 2 (6, J Samardzija 2); C Barmes (3, J Samardzija); T Snider (2, J Samardzija)
S - E Volquez
SF - J Mercer
RBI - A McCutchen 2 (37), R Martin (18), J Mercer (13)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A McCutchen 1, J Mercer 2, E Volquez 2
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - R Martin (3, 3rd base off J Samardzija/J Baker), P Alvarez (5, 2nd base off J Samardzija/J Baker)

Pitching

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff Samardzija(L, 2-6) 6.0 9 4 4 2 7 0 1.18 2.77
James Russell 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.37 2.93
Brian Schlitter 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.92 2.37
Wesley Wright 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 2.66

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edinson Vólquez(W, 4-5) 7.0 7 0 0 2 5 0 1.18 3.89
Tony Watson 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.00 0.87
Jared Hughes 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 1.88
Pitching
IBB - P Alvarez (by J Samardzija); C Barmes (by J Samardzija)
Pitches-strikes - J Samardzija 94-62; J Russell 3-3; B Schlitter 7-5; W Wright 16-9; E Volquez 99-67; T Watson 15-9; J Hughes 10-8
Ground balls-fly balls - J Samardzija 7-3; J Russell 0-0; B Schlitter 1-1; W Wright 2-1; E Volquez 12-3; T Watson 0-0; J Hughes 2-0
Batters faced - J Samardzija 27; J Russell 1; B Schlitter 2; W Wright 4; E Volquez 29; T Watson 3; J Hughes 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:46.
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Dan Bellino. 2B--Tom Woodring. 3B--Scott Barry.
Weather: 73 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 25,431.