88-70
3 - 4
70-88

Game Story

CHICAGO (AP) -- With the game on the line and a right-handed batter at the plate, there are few Cardinals pitchers that manager Mike Matheny would rather have on the mound than Pat Neshek.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
StL 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
ChC 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 9 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
Welington Castillo homered (379 ft.) to deep left center, Luis Valbuena scored
STL 0 - CHC 2
Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
Matt Szczur homered (365 ft.) to deep left center
STL 0 - CHC 3
Top 6th: St. Louis
Jon Jay grounded out, second to first, Oscar Taveras scored, Matt Carpenter to second
STL 1 - CHC 3
Matt Holliday homered (368 ft.) to deep left center, Matt Carpenter scored
STL 3 - CHC 3
Bottom 10th: Chi Cubs
Welington Castillo singled to right center, Anthony Rizzo scored, Luis Valbuena to third
STL 3 - CHC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

St. Louis

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Matt Carpenter3B 3 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 .271
Jon JayCF-RF 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 .302
Matt HollidayLF 5 1 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 .276
Matt Adams1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .288
Jhonny PeraltaSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .259
Yadier MolinaC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
Randal GrichukRF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Tyler LyonsP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Daniel DescalsoPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
Seth ManessP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
Randy ChoateP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Carlos MartínezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
A.J. PierzynskiPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
Peter BourjosCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Kolten Wong2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
Shelby MillerP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .188
Oscar TaverasRF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Pat NeshekP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 3 8 3 1 2 7 0 11
Batting
2B - M Holliday (37, P Strop); R Grichuk (6, K Hendricks)
HR - M Holliday (20, 6th inning off K Hendricks 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - J Jay (45), M Holliday 2 (90)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Jay 1, Y Molina 1, D Descalso 1
GIDP - J Jay
Team LOB - 6

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Arismendy AlcántaraCF-2B-CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 .208
Javier BáezSS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 .164
Anthony Rizzo1B 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .282
Jorge SolerRF 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 .329
Luis Valbuena3B 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .252
Welington CastilloC 5 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 2 .241
Chris Valaika2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
Chris CoghlanPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
Matt SzczurLF-CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .241
Logan WatkinsPH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
Kyle HendricksP 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
Justin GrimmP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Neil RamírezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan KalishPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Pedro StropP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mike OltPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .161
Zac RosscupP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 4 9 4 2 4 14 0 13
Batting
2B - A Rizzo (26, P Neshek); J Soler (7, C Martinez)
HR - W Castillo (13, 2nd inning off S Miller 1 on, 0 Out), M Szczur (2, 5th inning off S Miller 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - W Castillo 3 (46), M Szczur (5)
2-out RBI - W Castillo
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Soler 1, C Coghlan 1
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
E - A Alcantara (6, field)
DP - 1 (A Rizzo-J Baez-K Hendricks)

Pitching

St. Louis

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Shelby Miller 4.1 5 3 3 2 8 2 1.27 3.74
Tyler Lyons 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 4.42
Seth Maness 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.08 2.62
Randy Choate 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 4.67
Carlos Martínez 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.42 4.02
Pat Neshek(L, 7-2) 1.2 2 1 1 1 3 0 0.72 1.49

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Kyle Hendricks 5.1 5 3 3 1 4 1 1.08 2.46
Justin Grimm 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.25 3.76
Neil Ramírez 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.08 1.51
Pedro Strop 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.05 2.17
Héctor Rondón 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.54
Zac Rosscup(W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.95 9.45
Pitching
WP - P Strop
IBB - L Valbuena 2 (by C Martinez, by P Neshek)
Pitches-strikes - T Lyons 6-4; S Maness 18-15; R Choate 3-1; C Martinez 20-12; S Miller 85-53; P Neshek 32-22; K Hendricks 85-58; J Grimm 15-8; N Ramirez 13-6; P Strop 13-9; H Rondon 9-6; Z Rosscup 11-7
Ground balls-fly balls - T Lyons 1-0; S Maness 5-1; R Choate 0-1; C Martinez 1-0; S Miller 4-5; P Neshek 1-3; K Hendricks 7-5; J Grimm 1-2; N Ramirez 0-1; P Strop 2-0; H Rondon 2-1; Z Rosscup 0-1
Batters faced - T Lyons 2; S Maness 7; R Choate 1; C Martinez 4; S Miller 20; P Neshek 8; K Hendricks 21; J Grimm 4; N Ramirez 4; P Strop 4; H Rondon 3; Z Rosscup 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:11.
Umpires: HP--James Hoye. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 65 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 2 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 29,754.