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Game Story

After nine seasons in Japan and three years in the minor leagues, Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada finally picked up that elusive first major league victory. Wada (1-1) left little doubt to Monday night's outcome, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1. ''I'm...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Col 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 1
ChC 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 X 4 8 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
grounded out to second,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored,
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
to third
COL 0 - CHC 1
Justin RuggianoDFP
hit sacrifice fly to shallow right,
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
scored
COL 0 - CHC 2
Top 6th: Colorado
Nolan ArenadoDFP
singled to shallow center,
Charlie BlackmonDFP
scored,
DJ LeMahieuDFP
to third
COL 1 - CHC 2
Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
John BakerDFP
scored on
Nick MassetDFP
's throwing error
COL 1 - CHC 3
Anthony RizzoDFP
singled to center,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored,
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
to third
COL 1 - CHC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Colorado

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Charlie BlackmonDFP
CF
3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .301
DJ LeMahieuDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .290
Carlos GonzálezDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .244
Nolan ArenadoDFP
3B
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .284
Wilin RosarioDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .240
Brandon BarnesDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .247
Ben PaulsenDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .478
Charlie CulbersonDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .179
Yohan FlandeDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Matt BelisleDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Corey DickersonDFP
PH
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326
Nick MassetDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Chad BettisDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 1 6 1 0 1 8 0 11
Batting
2B - B Barnes (11, T Wada)
S - C Blackmon, Y Flande
RBI - N Arenado (38)
2-out RBI - N Arenado
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Blackmon 1, C Gonzalez 1, W Rosario 1, C Culberson 1
GIDP - B Paulsen
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - N Masset (2, throw)
DP - 2 (C Culberson-B Paulsen, C Culberson-D LeMahieu-B Paulsen)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
3B-CF
4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .271
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .258
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 .283
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .271
Justin RuggianoDFP
RF
2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .296
James RussellDFP
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
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .268
Junior LakeDFP
CF
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
Luis ValbuenaDFP
PH-3B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
John BakerDFP
C
3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .216
Tsuyoshi WadaDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
Totals 28 4 8 3 0 2 8 0 7
Batting
2B - E Bonifacio (13, N Masset); A Alcantara (5, Y Flande); S Castro (28, Y Flande)
SF - J Ruggiano
RBI - A Rizzo 2 (58), J Ruggiano (23)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Valbuena 1
GIDP - S Castro, C Coghlan
Team LOB - 3
Running
Picked Off - N Schierholtz (3rd base, W Rosario)
Fielding
PB - J Baker
DP - 1 (A Rizzo-S Castro)

Pitching

Colorado

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yohan FlandeDFP
(L, 0-3)
6.2 4 2 2 1 8 0 1.39 6.08
Matt BelisleDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 5.48
Nick MassetDFP
0.1 4 2 2 1 0 0 1.67 5.13
Chad BettisDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.11 9.12

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tsuyoshi WadaDFP
(W, 1-1)
7.0 5 1 1 1 6 0 1.31 3.38
James RussellDFP
(HLD, 5)
0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.24 3.73
Pedro StropDFP
(HLD, 11)
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.16 2.72
Héctor RondónDFP
(SV, 13)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.28 3.52
Pitching
IBB - S Castro (by Y Flande)
Pitches-strikes - Y Flande 93-65; M Belisle 3-2; N Masset 17-7; C Bettis 4-2; J Russell 3-3; P Strop 8-4; H Rondon 11-7; T Wada 97-61
Ground balls-fly balls - Y Flande 6-4; M Belisle 1-0; N Masset 0-0; C Bettis 1-0; J Russell 0-0; P Strop 0-0; H Rondon 1-1; T Wada 7-6
Batters faced - Y Flande 24; M Belisle 1; N Masset 5; C Bettis 1; J Russell 2; P Strop 2; H Rondon 3; T Wada 26
Game Details
Game Time: 2:53.
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Will Little. 3B--Gerry Davis.
Weather: 63 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 29,702.