41-37
3 - 5
33-44

Game Story

Justin Ruggiano's two-out, two-run double broke a tie in the seventh inning, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night. Starlin Castro had two RBIs and Anthony Rizzo went 3 for 4 with two doubles and a run scored. The Cubs had dropped four of five...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Was 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 8 0
ChC 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 X 5 9 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Starlin Castro singled to shallow left, Justin Ruggiano and Anthony Rizzo scored
WAS 0 - CHC 2
Welington Castillo singled to center, Starlin Castro scored
WAS 0 - CHC 3
Top 6th: Washington
Anthony Rendón singled to right, Denard Span scored
WAS 1 - CHC 3
Top 7th: Washington
Denard Span doubled to right, Wilson Ramos and Danny Espinosa scored, Denard Span out at third
WAS 3 - CHC 3
Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
Justin Ruggiano doubled to shallow left, Darwin Barney and Ryan Sweeney scored, Justin Ruggiano out at third
WAS 3 - CHC 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Washington

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Denard SpanCF 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .268
Anthony Rendón3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273
Jayson WerthRF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .272
Adam LaRoche1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .305
Ryan ZimmermanLF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .246
Ian DesmondSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .237
Wilson RamosC 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .274
Danny Espinosa2B 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .222
Doug FisterP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .056
Craig StammenP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Totals 29 3 8 3 0 5 5 0 9
Batting
2B - D Span 2 (25, T Wood 2); R Zimmerman (10, T Wood)
S - D Fister
RBI - D Span 2 (19), A Rendon (44)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Desmond 1, D Fister 1
GIDP - A LaRoche, R Zimmerman, D Espinosa
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
Outfield assists - R Zimmerman
DP - 1 (A Rendon-D Espinosa-A LaRoche)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ryan SweeneyLF 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .191
Justin RuggianoRF-CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Anthony Rizzo1B 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
Starlin CastroSS 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 .287
Luis Valbuena3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .266
Welington CastilloC 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Junior LakeCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Nate SchierholtzRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200
Darwin Barney2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .204
Travis WoodP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Neil RamírezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Chris CoghlanPH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .193
Pedro StropP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 5 9 5 0 1 2 0 7
Batting
2B - J Ruggiano (6, C Stammen); A Rizzo (13, D Fister); D Barney (8, C Stammen)
3B - L Valbuena (2, D Fister)
RBI - J Ruggiano 2 (10), S Castro 2 (47), W Castillo (24)
2-out RBI - J Ruggiano 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - W Castillo 1
GIDP - S Castro
Team LOB - 3
Fielding
Outfield assists - R Sweeney, N Schierholtz
DP - 3 (S Castro-D Barney-A Rizzo, D Barney-S Castro-A Rizzo, L Valbuena-D Barney-A Rizzo)

Pitching

Washington

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Doug Fister 6.0 7 3 3 0 1 0 1.05 2.83
Craig Stammen(L, 0-3) 2.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0.97 2.83

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Travis Wood 6.2 7 3 3 5 4 0 1.40 4.52
Neil Ramírez(W, 1-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.84 1.33
Pedro Strop(HLD, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.22 3.20
Héctor Rondón(SV, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.26 3.68
Pitching
WP - D Fister
Pitches-strikes - D Fister 102-72; C Stammen 38-22; T Wood 98-57; N Ramirez 2-1; P Strop 11-5; H Rondon 14-11
Ground balls-fly balls - D Fister 9-12; C Stammen 2-2; T Wood 8-5; N Ramirez 0-1; P Strop 2-0; H Rondon 2-0
Batters faced - D Fister 24; C Stammen 8; T Wood 28; N Ramirez 1; P Strop 3; H Rondon 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:41.
Umpires: HP--Mike DiMuro. 1B--Mike Estabrook. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 59 degrees, Fog.
Wind: 6 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 28,867.