65-83
6 - 4
78-70

Game Story

Javier Baez is learning, and Saturday was another good day for the touted prospect. Baez and fellow rookie Matt Szczur homered, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Baez connected for a two-run shot in Chicago's three-run third...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
ChC 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 6 10 1
Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 8 1

Scoring Summary

Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
Javier BáezDFP
homered (364 ft.) to deep left,
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
scored
CHC 2 - PIT 0
Chris ValaikaDFP
grounded into double play, shortstop to second to first,
Luis ValbuenaDFP
scored,
Welington CastilloDFP
out
CHC 3 - PIT 0
Top 7th: Chi Cubs
Welington CastilloDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
scored
CHC 4 - PIT 0
Mike OltDFP
doubled to left,
Luis ValbuenaDFP
scored,
Chris ValaikaDFP
to third
CHC 5 - PIT 0
Top 8th: Chi Cubs
Matt SzczurDFP
homered (366 ft.) to deep left
CHC 6 - PIT 0
Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
Russell MartinDFP
doubled to left,
Josh HarrisonDFP
,
Jordy MercerDFP
and
Neil WalkerDFP
scored
CHC 6 - PIT 3
Bottom 9th: Pittsburgh
Travis SniderDFP
homered (399 ft.) to deep right center
CHC 6 - PIT 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
CF
5 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214
Javier BáezDFP
SS
5 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 .174
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
3 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .248
Welington CastilloDFP
C
3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .244
Chris ValaikaDFP
2B
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .237
Mike OltDFP
1B
4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .156
Junior LakeDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .210
Dan StrailyDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
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
Matt SzczurDFP
RF
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .262
Felix DoubrontDFP
P
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .167
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .270
Totals 36 6 10 5 2 5 10 1 15
Batting
2B - L Valbuena (30, J Locke); M Olt (7, J Gomez); M Szczur (1, J Locke)
HR - J Baez (9, 3rd inning off J Locke 1 on, 0 Out), M Szczur (1, 8th inning off J Wilson 0 on, 0 Out)
SF - W Castillo
RBI - J Baez 2 (18), W Castillo (42), M Olt (32), M Szczur (3)
2-out RBI - M Olt
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Valaika 1, J Lake 2, F Doubront 2
GIDP - C Valaika
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - A Alcantara (8, 2nd base off B Cumpton/R Martin)
Fielding
E - J Baez (7, throw)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh HarrisonDFP
3B
5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .317
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .264
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .311
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .275
Russell MartinDFP
C
3 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 .297
Jose TabataDFP
RF
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .287
Andrew LamboDFP
PH-RF
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
Gaby SánchezDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235
Ike DavisDFP
PH-1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .231
Travis SniderDFP
LF
3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .261
Jeff LockeDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .122
Brandon CumptonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
Jeanmar GómezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Grégory PolancoDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
Justin WilsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
John AxfordDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brent MorelDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .162
Totals 34 4 8 4 1 3 3 0 15
Batting
2B - J Mercer (25, D Straily); R Martin (18, D Straily)
HR - T Snider (11, 9th inning off H Rondon 0 on, 0 Out)
S - R Martin
RBI - R Martin 3 (61), T Snider (33)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Harrison 1, G Sanchez 1, I Davis 1
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - N Walker (5, field)
DP - 1 (J Mercer-N Walker-G Sanchez)

Pitching

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Felix DoubrontDFP
(W, 2-1)
6.0 4 0 0 1 1 0 1.11 1.50
Dan StrailyDFP
1.1 3 3 3 2 0 0 2.03 10.45
Pedro StropDFP
(HLD, 17)
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 2.29
Héctor RondónDFP
(SV, 24)
1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.12 2.72

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff LockeDFP
(L, 7-5)
5.1 6 3 3 3 5 1 1.24 3.66
Brandon CumptonDFP
1.1 2 2 2 1 2 0 1.43 4.89
Jeanmar GómezDFP
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.51 3.28
Justin WilsonDFP
1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.33 4.31
John AxfordDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.27 2.08
Pitching
WP - B Cumpton
IBB - L Valbuena (by B Cumpton)
Pitches-strikes - D Straily 39-20; P Strop 8-5; H Rondon 18-12; F Doubront 84-52; J Locke 106-62; B Cumpton 29-16; J Gomez 8-5; J Wilson 15-7; J Axford 18-10
Ground balls-fly balls - D Straily 2-4; P Strop 0-1; H Rondon 1-2; F Doubront 9-5; J Locke 10-6; B Cumpton 1-2; J Gomez 1-0; J Wilson 1-2; J Axford 0-2
Batters faced - D Straily 9; P Strop 2; H Rondon 4; F Doubront 23; J Locke 25; B Cumpton 7; J Gomez 2; J Wilson 4; J Axford 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:27.
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Mark Ripperger. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 61 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 38,024.