44-56
8 - 3
41-58

Game Story

Despite struggling on the mound most of the game, Ian Kennedy executed his pitches when he needed it the most. Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth, the same inning Kennedy pitched out of a bases loaded jam, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night. On a...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
SD 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 8 8 0
ChC 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: San Diego
Yangervis SolarteDFP
tripled to right,
Chris DenorfiaDFP
scored
SD 1 - CHC 0
Carlos QuentinDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right center,
Yangervis SolarteDFP
scored
SD 2 - CHC 0
Top 4th: San Diego
Chris NelsonDFP
doubled to right center,
Jeff FrancoeurDFP
scored
SD 3 - CHC 0
Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Luis ValbuenaDFP
homered to deep right,
Anthony RizzoDFP
and
Chris CoghlanDFP
scored
SD 3 - CHC 3
Top 5th: San Diego
Tommy MedicaDFP
ground rule double to deep left center,
Yangervis SolarteDFP
scored,
Carlos QuentinDFP
to third
SD 4 - CHC 3
René RiveraDFP
walked,
Tommy MedicaDFP
scored,
Jeff FrancoeurDFP
to third,
Chris NelsonDFP
to second
SD 5 - CHC 3
Top 8th: San Diego
Seth SmithDFP
singled to shallow right center,
Alexi AmaristaDFP
scored,
Yasmani GrandalDFP
to third
SD 6 - CHC 3
Tommy MedicaDFP
singled to shallow left center,
Yasmani GrandalDFP
scored,
Seth SmithDFP
to third,
Will VenableDFP
to second
SD 7 - CHC 3
Jeff FrancoeurDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Seth SmithDFP
scored
SD 8 - CHC 3

Pitching Details

Batting

San Diego

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Chris DenorfiaDFP
CF-LF
2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 .238
Seth SmithDFP
PH-LF
2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .286
Yangervis SolarteDFP
2B
4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 .500
Carlos QuentinDFP
LF
1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 .175
Will VenableDFP
CF
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .208
Tommy MedicaDFP
1B
5 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 2 .240
Jeff FrancoeurDFP
RF
3 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .333
Chris NelsonDFP
3B
5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 .263
René RiveraDFP
C
3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 .215
Kevin QuackenbushDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brooks ConradDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .103
Dale ThayerDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alexi AmaristaDFP
SS
4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 .231
Ian KennedyDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .118
Nick VincentDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Álex TorresDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Yasmani GrandalDFP
C
0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .212
Totals 33 8 8 8 0 11 7 1 22
Batting
2B - T Medica (7, T Wada); C Nelson (1, T Wada)
3B - Y Solarte (1, T Wada)
SF - C Quentin, J Francoeur
RBI - S Smith (30), Y Solarte (1), C Quentin (18), T Medica 2 (15), J Francoeur (1), C Nelson (2), R Rivera (23)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Denorfia 1, T Medica 1, C Nelson 1
GIDP - A Amarista
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - A Amarista (7, 3rd base off J Grimm/W Castillo)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .264
Arismendy AlcántaraDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .262
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 3 .285
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 .272
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .273
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 .246
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .241
Tsuyoshi WadaDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Ryan SweeneyDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .220
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junior LakeDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
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
John BakerDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
Totals 30 3 4 3 1 6 9 0 12
Batting
2B - W Castillo (13, I Kennedy)
HR - L Valbuena (6, 4th inning off I Kennedy 2 on, 2 Out)
S - E Bonifacio
RBI - L Valbuena 3 (28)
2-out RBI - L Valbuena 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Castro 3
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - 1 (S Castro-E Bonifacio-A Rizzo)

Pitching

San Diego

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ian KennedyDFP
(W, 8-9)
6.0 3 3 3 5 6 1 1.22 3.66
Nick VincentDFP
(HLD, 8)
0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.06 5.60
Álex TorresDFP
(HLD, 4)
0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.33 1.91
Kevin QuackenbushDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.82 2.45
Dale ThayerDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.11 1.99

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Tsuyoshi WadaDFP
(L, 0-1)
4.0 5 5 5 4 4 0 1.67 5.00
Brian SchlitterDFP
1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.03 3.09
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 1.63 5.76
Justin GrimmDFP
1.0 2 3 3 3 0 0 1.50 4.98
James RussellDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.16 2.76
Pitching
WP - I Kennedy, J Grimm
IBB - W Venable (by J Grimm)
Pitches-strikes - K Quackenbush 14-7; D Thayer 10-7; I Kennedy 101-62; N Vincent 6-4; A Torres 11-4; T Wada 87-53; B Schlitter 20-11; C Villanueva 31-21; J Grimm 35-18; J Russell 20-11
Ground balls-fly balls - K Quackenbush 2-0; D Thayer 1-1; I Kennedy 8-5; N Vincent 0-1; A Torres 0-0; T Wada 4-6; B Schlitter 2-0; C Villanueva 0-3; J Grimm 2-1; J Russell 2-1
Batters faced - K Quackenbush 4; D Thayer 3; I Kennedy 26; N Vincent 2; A Torres 2; T Wada 22; B Schlitter 4; C Villanueva 8; J Grimm 8; J Russell 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:36.
Umpires: HP--Todd Tichenor. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--Pat Hoberg.
Weather: 62 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, In From Left.
Attendance: 30,718.