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@PIT
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3
1
Friday, June 26, 2009, 3:08PM
, U.S. Cellular Field
Attendance: 39,015, Time of Game: 2:26
Cubs
5
35-35
 Won 1 
3rd, 2½ GB
at White Sox
4
35-38
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6 GB
W: Randy Wells (2-3)
S: Kevin Gregg (12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   2  0  0   3  0  0    5  8  0
White Sox       1  0  0   1  0  0   0  2  0    4  7  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alfonso Soriano LF 4 0 0 0 1 3 5 .228 .292 .424 .717 20 11 -0.073 0.83 0.005 -0.079 -0.7 1 0 IW
Kosuke Fukudome CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .262 .384 .419 .803 19 14 -0.095 0.84 0.021 -0.116 -0.5 2 0 SB
Milton Bradley RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .237 .355 .379 .734 13 7 -0.067 0.85 0.000 -0.067 -0.6 1 0
   Ryan Freel RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .147 .275 .147 .422 6 3 -0.015 0.36 0.000 -0.015 -0.5 0 0
Derrek Lee 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .289 .372 .489 .861 16 8 -0.007 0.72 0.037 -0.043 0.1 7 2 IW
Micah Hoffpauir DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .259 .303 .467 .770 13 9 -0.111 1.08 0.000 -0.111 -1.3
Jake Fox 3B 4 2 3 2 0 0 4 .395 .395 .684 1.080 15 11 0.272 0.81 0.288 -0.016 1.9 1 5 HR,2B
   Ryan Theriot SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .342 .414 .757 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Fontenot 2B-3B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .219 .304 .357 .661 12 9 -0.009 1.10 0.057 -0.066 -0.3 2 2
Geovany Soto C 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .232 .339 .389 .729 16 11 0.307 1.49 0.354 -0.046 2.3 9 2 HR
Andres Blanco SS-2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .234 .290 .297 .587 6 4 -0.050 0.81 0.021 -0.071 -0.5 3 1 2B
Randy Wells P 0 0
   Carlos Marmol P 0 0
   Sean Marshall P 0 0
   Kevin Gregg P 1 0
Team Totals 36 5 8 5 2 10 38 .222 .263 .444 .708 136 87 0.152 0.93 0.783 -0.630 -0.1 27 12
2B: J Fox (5, off J Contreras); A Blanco (4, off M Thornton).
HR: J Fox (2, off J Contreras, 4th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); G Soto (7, off J Contreras, 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to CF).
IBB: D Lee (3, by J Contreras); A Soriano (5, by M Thornton).
TB: J Fox 7; G Soto 5; A Blanco 2; D Lee; K Fukudome.
RBI: G Soto 3 (24); J Fox 2 (11).
2-out RBI: J Fox 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Lee-G Soto-D Lee; J Fox-M Fontenot-D Lee.
Baserunning
SB: K Fukudome (6, 2nd base off J Contreras/R Castro).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Scott Podsednik LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .307 .359 .391 .750 22 15 -0.075 1.64 0.099 -0.174 0.1 3 0 SB
Alexei Ramirez SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .258 .310 .386 .696 13 8 -0.075 1.32 0.058 -0.133 -1.0 0 1 GDP
Jermaine Dye RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .282 .354 .556 .909 15 11 0.118 1.55 0.193 -0.074 1.1 1 0 HR
Jim Thome DH 2 1 2 3 2 0 4 .249 .399 .514 .913 14 6 0.455 1.92 0.455 0.000 3.1 HR,2B,IW
   Jayson Nix PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .293 .466 .758 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Paul Konerko 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .292 .345 .490 .835 16 8 -0.103 1.97 0.004 -0.107 -0.7 10 0 IW
Ramon Castro C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229 .308 .406 .715 10 8 -0.066 0.83 0.000 -0.066 -0.6 10 0
   A.J. Pierzynski PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289 .325 .445 .770 1 1 -0.390 6.11 0.000 -0.390 -1.6 1 0 GDP
Chris Getz 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .236 .297 .322 .618 17 11 -0.163 1.54 0.000 -0.163 -0.9 0 2
Brian Anderson CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .237 .324 .314 .638 10 8 -0.045 0.57 0.000 -0.045 -0.4 2 0
   Dewayne Wise PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .186 .238 .254 .492 7 4 -0.073 2.84 0.000 -0.073 -0.2
Gordon Beckham 3B 2 1 1 0 1 1 3 .183 .290 .283 .573 13 7 0.015 0.92 0.070 -0.055 0.0 0 2 CS
   Josh Fields PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .233 .314 .351 .666 6 2 0.055 1.98 0.055 0.000 0.1
Jose Contreras P 0 0
   Matt Thornton P 0 1
Team Totals 31 4 7 4 6 8 37 .226 .351 .452 .803 144 89 -0.347 1.59 0.934 -1.280 -1.1 27 6
2B: J Thome (8, off C Marmol).
HR: J Dye (17, off R Wells, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF); J Thome (13, off R Wells, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
IBB: J Thome (1, by R Wells); P Konerko (4, by C Marmol).
TB: J Thome 6; J Dye 5; S Podsednik 2; G Beckham.
GIDP: A Pierzynski (10); A Ramirez (8).
RBI: J Thome 3 (42); J Dye (43).
2-out RBI: J Dye.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
E: P Konerko (1).
Baserunning
SB: S Podsednik (11, 2nd base off R Wells/G Soto).
CS: G Beckham (2, 2nd base by R Wells/G Soto).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Randy Wells, W (2-3) 7 5 2 2 2 6 2 2.57 26 98 67 35 9 23 8 10 3 0 63 0.202 0.98 2.0
Carlos Marmol, H (15) 0.1 2 2 2 3 0 0 3.93 6 24 10 5 0 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 -0.468 2.70 -3.1
Sean Marshall, H (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.28 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.390 6.11 1.6
Kevin Gregg, S (12) 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.05 4 22 12 4 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.223 3.04 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 6 8 2 4.00 37 145 90 45 11 34 10 13 4 0 63 3 0 0.347 1.59 1.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jose Contreras, L (2-7) 7.1 7 5 4 1 8 2 5.19 31 103 65 35 10 20 12 10 4 0 53 -0.229 0.96 -1.4
Matt Thornton 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.43 7 33 22 15 5 2 2 2 1 0 2 0 0.076 0.78 1.6
Team Totals 9 8 5 4 2 10 2 4.00 38 136 87 50 15 22 14 12 5 0 53 2 0 -0.153 0.93 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Contreras (2; D Lee); C Marmol (2; P Konerko); R Wells (1; J Thome); M Thornton (1; A Soriano).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Miller, 1B - Angel Campos, 2B - Brian Runge, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 39,015.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 9mph from Left to Right, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 4-5 1 123 1,(0-0)  OO CHW A. Pierzynski S. Marshall 39% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B (2B-1B)
t7 2-2 1 12- 2,(0-1)  RRR CHC G. Soto J. Contreras 31% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Fox Scores; Fontenot Scores/unER
b8 2-5 1 123 1,(0-0)  RR CHW J. Thome C. Marmol -31% 44% Double to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Beckham Scores; Ramirez Scores; Dye to 3B
t4 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR CHC J. Fox J. Contreras 22% 57% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Lee Scores
b4 1-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHW J. Thome R. Wells -13% 47% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Soriano J. Contreras -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome J. Contreras -2% 46% Lineout: RF (CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Bradley J. Contreras -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHW S. Podsednik R. Wells -3% 42% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHW A. Ramirez R. Wells 7% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B (Weak 3B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  R CHW J. Dye R. Wells -10% 39% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW J. Thome R. Wells -1% 38% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHW P. Konerko R. Wells 2% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Lee J. Contreras -3% 38% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir J. Contreras -2% 36% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 0-1 2 --- 5,(1-2)  CHC J. Fox J. Contreras 2% 38% Double to 3B (Ground Ball)
t2 0-1 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Fontenot J. Contreras -3% 35% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHW R. Castro R. Wells 2% 37% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW C. Getz R. Wells 2% 38% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW B. Anderson R. Wells 1% 40% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC G. Soto J. Contreras 4% 44% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Blanco J. Contreras -4% 40% Bunt Popfly: 1B (Short 1B Line)
t3 0-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Soriano J. Contreras -3% 36% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Fukudome J. Contreras -3% 34% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW G. Beckham R. Wells 2% 36% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-0 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O CHW S. Podsednik R. Wells 2% 37% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW A. Ramirez R. Wells 1% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC M. Bradley J. Contreras -3% 36% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC D. Lee J. Contreras 3% 39% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir J. Contreras -4% 35% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t4 0-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR CHC J. Fox J. Contreras 22% 57% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Lee Scores
t4 2-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC M. Fontenot J. Contreras -1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 3-4-5
b4 1-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHW J. Dye R. Wells 3% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b4 1-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  R CHW J. Thome R. Wells -13% 47% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line)
b4 2-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW P. Konerko R. Wells 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHW R. Castro R. Wells 1% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 8-9-1
t5 2-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC G. Soto J. Contreras -3% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t5 2-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC A. Blanco J. Contreras -2% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t5 2-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC A. Soriano J. Contreras -2% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 7-8-9
b5 2-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHW C. Getz R. Wells 3% 46% Lineout: RF (Short CF-RF)
b5 2-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW B. Anderson R. Wells 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 2-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  CHW G. Beckham R. Wells -2% 47% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b5 2-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW S. Podsednik R. Wells 3% 50% Beckham Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 2-3-4
t6 2-2 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome J. Contreras -4% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t6 2-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHC M. Bradley J. Contreras -3% 44% Flyball: LF
t6 2-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Lee J. Contreras -2% 42% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 1-2-3
Ryan Freel replaces Milton Bradley playing RF batting 3rd
b6 2-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CHW S. Podsednik R. Wells -5% 37% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
b6 2-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHW A. Ramirez R. Wells 5% 42% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b6 2-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHW J. Dye R. Wells 4% 46% Strikeout Swinging
b6 2-2 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHW J. Thome R. Wells -2% 45% Podsednik Steals 2B
b6 2-2 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHW J. Thome R. Wells -1% 43% Intentional Walk
b6 2-2 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHW P. Konerko R. Wells 7% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 5-6-7
t7 2-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir J. Contreras -4% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t7 2-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC J. Fox J. Contreras 4% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t7 2-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  CHC M. Fontenot J. Contreras 6% 56% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Fox to 2B
t7 2-2 1 12- 2,(0-1)  RRR CHC G. Soto J. Contreras 31% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Fox Scores; Fontenot Scores/unER
t7 5-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC A. Blanco J. Contreras -1% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 5-2 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC A. Soriano J. Contreras -1% 86% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Randy Wells facing 6-7-8
b7 2-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW R. Castro R. Wells 3% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 2-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHW C. Getz R. Wells 2% 91% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
b7 2-5 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHW B. Anderson R. Wells 1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Jose Contreras facing 2-3-4
t8 5-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC K. Fukudome J. Contreras 1% 93% Single to 3B/Bunt (Bunt to Weak 3B)
t8 5-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Freel J. Contreras 1% 94% Fukudome Steals 2B
t8 5-2 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CHC R. Freel J. Contreras -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 5-2 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC D. Lee J. Contreras 0% 93% Intentional Walk
Matt Thornton replaces Jose Contreras pitching
t8 5-2 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir M. Thornton -1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-2 2 12- 8,(3-2)  O CHC J. Fox M. Thornton -2% 90% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Carlos Marmol facing 9-1-2
Carlos Marmol replaces Randy Wells pitching
b8 2-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW G. Beckham C. Marmol -5% 85% Walk
b8 2-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHW S. Podsednik C. Marmol 5% 90% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b8 2-5 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  CHW A. Ramirez C. Marmol -6% 84% Walk; Beckham to 2B
b8 2-5 1 12- 5,(2-2)  CHW J. Dye C. Marmol -10% 74% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Short LF); Beckham to 3B; Ramirez to 2B
b8 2-5 1 123 1,(0-0)  RR CHW J. Thome C. Marmol -31% 44% Double to 1B (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Beckham Scores; Ramirez Scores; Dye to 3B
b8 4-5 1 -23 4,(3-0)  CHW P. Konerko C. Marmol -0% 43% Intentional Walk
Sean Marshall replaces Carlos Marmol pitching
A.J. Pierzynski pinch hits for Ramon Castro (C) batting 6th
Jayson Nix pinch runs for Jim Thome (DH) batting 4th
b8 4-5 1 123 1,(0-0)  OO CHW A. Pierzynski S. Marshall 39% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-C-1B (2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 5, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-4, White Sox' Matt Thornton facing 7-8-9
A.J. Pierzynski moves from PH to C
t9 5-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Fontenot M. Thornton -2% 80% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-4 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O CHC G. Soto M. Thornton -2% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t9 5-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC A. Blanco M. Thornton 2% 81% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t9 5-4 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC A. Soriano M. Thornton 1% 81% Intentional Walk
t9 5-4 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome M. Thornton -4% 78% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 5, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-5, Cubs' Kevin Gregg facing 7-8-9
Kevin Gregg replaces Sean Marshall pitching
Andres Blanco moves from SS to 2B
Mike Fontenot moves from 2B to 3B
Ryan Theriot replaces Jake Fox (3B) playing SS batting 6th
b9 4-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHW C. Getz K. Gregg 10% 87% Strikeout Swinging
Dewayne Wise pinch hits for Brian Anderson (CF) batting 8th
b9 4-5 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHW D. Wise K. Gregg 7% 95% Groundout: 1B-P
Josh Fields pinch hits for Gordon Beckham (3B) batting 9th
b9 4-5 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHW J. Fields K. Gregg -5% 89% Walk
b9 4-5 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHW S. Podsednik K. Gregg 11% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 5, White Sox 4.

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  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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