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4-11

Game Story

For the Cincinnati Reds, there was no better place to open a 10-game trip than Wrigley Field. Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at the Friendly Confines. Making his third start, Simon (2-1) allowed an...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cin 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 4 8 1
ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 2

Scoring Summary

Top 5th: Cincinnati
Billy HamiltonDFP
doubled to shallow left center,
Devin MesoracoDFP
scored
CIN 1 - CHC 0
Top 6th: Cincinnati
Zack CozartDFP
grounded into fielder's choice,
Jay BruceDFP
scored,
Ryan LudwickDFP
to third,
Devin MesoracoDFP
out at second,
Ryan LudwickDFP
scored on second baseman
Emilio BonifacioDFP
's fielding error
CIN 3 - CHC 0
Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
Luis ValbuenaDFP
singled to right,
Starlin CastroDFP
scored,
Ryan SweeneyDFP
to second
CIN 3 - CHC 1
Top 8th: Cincinnati
Todd FrazierDFP
scored,
Ryan LudwickDFP
to second on wild pitch
CIN 4 - CHC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Cincinnati

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Billy HamiltonDFP
CF
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .176
Joey VottoDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 .309
Brandon PhillipsDFP
2B
2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .313
Ramón SantiagoDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .167
Jay BruceDFP
RF
5 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 .157
Todd FrazierDFP
3B
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 .224
Ryan LudwickDFP
LF
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
Roger BernadinaDFP
LF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
Devin MesoracoDFP
C
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 .480
Zack CozartDFP
SS
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .120
Alfredo SimónDFP
P
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143
Sam LeCureDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Manny ParraDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Neftalí SotoDFP
PH
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500
Jonathan BroxtonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 4 8 2 0 4 10 5 16
Batting
2B - B Hamilton (2, J Samardzija); J Bruce (2, J Samardzija)
S - B Hamilton
RBI - B Hamilton (2), Z Cozart (4)
2-out RBI - B Hamilton
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Santiago 1, J Bruce 3, Z Cozart 1, A Simon 1
Reached via catcher's interference - R Ludwick
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - B Hamilton (5, 3rd base off J Samardzija/W Castillo), J Votto (1, 2nd base off J Russell/W Castillo), T Frazier (2, 2nd base off J Grimm/W Castillo), D Mesoraco (1, 2nd base off J Samardzija/W Castillo), N Soto (1, 3rd base off J Russell/W Castillo)
Fielding
E - T Frazier (3, field)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .339
Junior LakeDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .238
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .345
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295
Ryan SweeneyDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .152
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .209
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 .226
Jeff SamardzijaDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .111
Ryan KalishDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .154
Justin GrimmDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin RuggianoDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .136
Totals 33 1 6 1 0 3 8 0 14
Batting
2B - W Castillo (2, A Simon)
RBI - L Valbuena (2)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Bonifacio 1, N Schierholtz 1, J Samardzija 1, J Ruggiano 1
Team LOB - 8
Running
Picked Off - E Bonifacio (1st base, A Simon)
Fielding
E - E Bonifacio (2, field); W Castillo (1, field)

Pitching

Cincinnati

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Alfredo SimónDFP
(W, 2-1)
6.0 4 1 0 2 3 0 0.81 0.86
Sam LeCureDFP
(HLD, 2)
1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.26 1.42
Manny ParraDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.81 2.08
Jonathan BroxtonDFP
(SV, 2)
1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.33 0.00

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff SamardzijaDFP
(L, 0-2)
7.0 6 3 1 2 7 0 1.07 1.29
Justin GrimmDFP
1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.38 1.04
James RussellDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.14 3.86
Pitching
WP - J Samardzija, J Grimm
IBB - L Valbuena (by A Simon)
Pitches-strikes - A Simon 101-61; S LeCure 18-13; M Parra 11-7; J Broxton 15-10; J Samardzija 113-77; J Grimm 27-14; J Russell 21-11
Ground balls-fly balls - A Simon 11-4; S LeCure 1-1; M Parra 3-0; J Broxton 0-1; J Samardzija 11-4; J Grimm 2-1; J Russell 1-0
Batters faced - A Simon 24; S LeCure 5; M Parra 3; J Broxton 4; J Samardzija 30; J Grimm 5; J Russell 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:09.
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Marvin Hudson. 2B--Cory Blaser. 3B--Jim Joyce.
Weather: 38 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, in from center.
Attendance: 28,699.