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Game Story

Starlin Castro is working hard to overcome the perception that he doesn't care. After making an error that led to three unearned runs in the first inning, the Chicago Cubs shortstop was determined to atone for the mistake. ''It's my fault that I made an error.'' Castro went 3 for 4 with three RBIs...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
NYM 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 0
ChC 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 5 8 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: NY Mets
Bobby Abreu safe at first on shortstop Starlin Castro's fielding error, Daniel Murphy scored, Curtis Granderson to second
NYM 1 - CHC 0
Lucas Duda doubled to left, Curtis Granderson and Bobby Abreu scored
NYM 3 - CHC 0
Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
Starlin Castro singled to right, Justin Ruggiano scored, Anthony Rizzo to third
NYM 3 - CHC 1
Nate Schierholtz grounded out to first, Anthony Rizzo scored, Starlin Castro to second
NYM 3 - CHC 2
Top 4th: NY Mets
Rubén Tejada homered to deep left
NYM 4 - CHC 2
Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
Starlin Castro singled to shallow center, Emilio Bonifacio and Justin Ruggiano scored, Anthony Rizzo to second
NYM 4 - CHC 4
Anthony Rizzo scored, Starlin Castro to third, Chris Coghlan to second on wild pitch
NYM 4 - CHC 5

Pitching Details

Batting

NY Mets

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt den DekkerCF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .167
Daniel Murphy2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .298
David Wright3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 .290
Curtis GrandersonLF 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .217
Bobby AbreuRF 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .288
Lucas Duda1B 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 .244
Anthony ReckerC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200
Carlos TorresP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rubén TejadaSS 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .228
Daisuke MatsuzakaP 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333
Dana EvelandP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jeurys FamiliaP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Chris YoungPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .194
Buddy CarlyleP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Scott RiceP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Travis d'ArnaudC 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .189
Totals 34 4 7 3 1 7 10 1 16
Batting
2B - D Murphy (15, C Villanueva); L Duda (9, E Jackson)
HR - R Tejada (2, 4th inning off E Jackson 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - L Duda 2 (29), R Tejada (14)
2-out RBI - L Duda 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Granderson 2, A Recker 3
GIDP - D Murphy
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - C Granderson (4, 2nd base off E Jackson/J Baker)
Fielding
DP - 1 (D Matsuzaka-R Tejada-D Murphy-L Duda)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio Bonifacio2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .269
Justin RuggianoCF 2 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 .245
Anthony Rizzo1B 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 .269
Starlin CastroSS 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 .276
Nate SchierholtzRF 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 .219
Chris CoghlanLF 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 .171
Mike Olt3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 .158
Pedro StropP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
John BakerC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .143
Edwin JacksonP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .087
Darwin BarneyPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .175
Carlos VillanuevaP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Wesley WrightP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junior LakePH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .242
James RussellP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin GrimmP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Luis Valbuena3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Totals 30 5 8 4 0 8 9 0 14
Batting
2B - J Ruggiano (3, D Matsuzaka); S Castro (14, B Carlyle)
3B - C Coghlan (1, D Matsuzaka)
RBI - S Castro 3 (29), N Schierholtz (18)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Coghlan 1, M Olt 4
GIDP - J Baker
Team LOB - 9
Running
CS - J Ruggiano (2, 2nd base by D Matsuzaka/A Recker)
Fielding
E - S Castro (9, throw)
DP - 1 (S Castro-E Bonifacio-A Rizzo)

Pitching

NY Mets

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Daisuke Matsuzaka 4.1 4 4 4 5 2 0 1.28 3.21
Dana Eveland(L, 0-1) 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.00 9.00
Jeurys Familia 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.28 2.79
Buddy Carlyle 1.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.15 0.00
Scott Rice 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.90 5.27
Carlos Torres 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.36 2.29

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edwin Jackson(W, 4-5) 5.0 5 4 1 5 4 1 1.46 4.59
Carlos Villanueva(HLD, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 2 2 0 2.00 7.80
Wesley Wright(HLD, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 2.95
James Russell(HLD, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.33 3.00
Justin Grimm(HLD, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.33 2.73
Pedro Strop(HLD, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.30 4.30
Héctor Rondón(SV, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.05 1.46
Pitching
WP - J Familia
IBB - D Wright (by C Villanueva)
Pitches-strikes - C Torres 23-15; D Matsuzaka 88-47; D Eveland 11-6; J Familia 5-2; B Carlyle 25-15; S Rice 8-3; P Strop 7-5; H Rondon 15-12; E Jackson 110-63; C Villanueva 24-12; W Wright 5-3; J Russell 5-4; J Grimm 1-1
Ground balls-fly balls - C Torres 1-0; D Matsuzaka 4-4; D Eveland 2-0; J Familia 1-0; B Carlyle 0-1; S Rice 0-0; P Strop 1-1; H Rondon 1-0; E Jackson 7-6; C Villanueva 0-1; W Wright 0-0; J Russell 2-0; J Grimm 0-1
Batters faced - C Torres 5; D Matsuzaka 20; D Eveland 4; J Familia 1; B Carlyle 6; S Rice 2; P Strop 3; H Rondon 4; E Jackson 25; C Villanueva 5; W Wright 1; J Russell 2; J Grimm 1
Game Details
Game Time: 3:40.
Umpires: HP--Todd Tichenor. 1B--Clint Fagan. 2B--Tim Timmons. 3B--Tim Welke.
Weather: 57 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 28,185.