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@PHI
4
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@STL
8
2
Sunday, April 20, 2008, 1:22PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 41,405, Time of Game: 3:13
Pirates
6
7-11
 Lost 5 
5th, 5 GB
at Cubs
13
12-6
 Won 3 
1st
W: Ryan Dempster (3-0)
L: Zach Duke (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  3  1   0  1  1    6  9  2
Cubs            1  0  2   2  5  3   0  0  X   13 18  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nate McLouth CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 5 .382 .453 .658 1.111 27 15 0.109 0.80 0.123 -0.014 1.4 2 0 HBP
Freddy Sanchez 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .220 .262 .254 .516 16 12 0.012 1.11 0.053 -0.041 -0.2 5 1
Jason Bay LF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .267 .421 .433 .854 21 9 -0.103 1.00 0.021 -0.123 -1.7 0 0 GDP
Adam LaRoche 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .132 .220 .208 .428 21 15 -0.140 1.30 0.000 -0.140 -1.8 7 0
   Phil Dumatrait P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ronny Paulino PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .269 .367 .346 .713 4 2 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 1.2 2B
Xavier Nady RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .338 .385 .563 .948 18 14 -0.009 0.34 0.022 -0.031 -0.7 1 0
Ryan Doumit C 5 2 2 2 0 1 5 .320 .340 .580 .920 20 13 -0.028 0.33 0.011 -0.039 1.1 4 1 2·HR
Jose Bautista 3B 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .185 .239 .308 .547 23 12 0.030 0.32 0.047 -0.016 0.9 3 3 2B
Brian Bixler SS 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 .167 .200 .208 .408 14 11 -0.010 0.55 0.020 -0.029 0.2 0 4 HBP
Zach Duke P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 2 -0.019 0.74 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 4
   Doug Mientkiewicz PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .222 .364 .296 .660 4 2 0.065 1.90 0.065 0.000 1.0
   Franquelis Osoria P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Damaso Marte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chris Gomez PH-1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .308 .321 .385 .706 5 3 -0.001 0.07 0.002 -0.002 -0.1 2 0
Team Totals 36 6 9 6 4 8 42 .250 .357 .472 .829 175 110 -0.093 0.70 0.365 -0.454 1.1 24 13
2B: J Bautista (5, off R Dempster); R Paulino (2, off S Marshall).
HR: R Doumit 2 (4, 1 off B Howry, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF, 1 off M Wuertz, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
HBP: B Bixler (1, by R Dempster); N McLouth (1, by B Howry).
TB: R Doumit 8; J Bautista 2; R Paulino 2; N McLouth; C Gomez; F Sanchez; D Mientkiewicz; X Nady.
GIDP: J Bay (1).
RBI: R Doumit 2 (6); D Mientkiewicz (1); F Sanchez (6); R Paulino (6); N McLouth (16).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Bixler-F Sanchez-C Gomez.
E: F Sanchez (3); A LaRoche (2).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Reed Johnson CF 5 3 2 0 0 0 6 .354 .418 .417 .835 19 11 0.027 0.57 0.083 -0.056 -0.1 0 0 2B,HBP
Ryan Theriot SS 5 3 4 2 1 1 6 .338 .408 .485 .893 21 11 0.200 0.49 0.213 -0.013 2.5 2 1 2·2B,SB
Derrek Lee 1B 4 2 2 2 1 0 5 .364 .419 .714 1.133 25 13 0.050 0.65 0.086 -0.036 2.5 8 1
   Daryle Ward 1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .083 .353 .333 .686 8 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.3 3 0
Aramis Ramirez 3B 5 1 4 4 0 0 6 .275 .393 .522 .915 16 12 0.088 0.52 0.118 -0.030 4.4 1 3 HR,2B,HBP
Matt Murton LF 6 0 1 2 0 0 6 .125 .125 .125 .250 14 9 -0.014 0.44 0.015 -0.029 -1.7 2 0 GDP
Mark DeRosa RF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .317 .425 .550 .975 16 6 -0.016 0.40 0.031 -0.047 -0.7 3 0
Geovany Soto C 2 2 2 0 2 0 4 .328 .437 .569 1.006 16 6 0.077 0.66 0.077 0.000 1.6 5 2
   Henry Blanco C 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .385 .333 .718 4 0 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.6 2 0
Ronny Cedeno 2B 5 2 2 1 0 1 5 .350 .435 .450 .885 26 18 0.007 0.70 0.079 -0.073 0.1 0 2 2B
Ryan Dempster P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 4 2 -0.037 1.05 0.000 -0.037 -0.6 1 1 SH
   Mike Fontenot PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .226 .387 .613 3 3 0.030 0.47 0.030 0.000 0.8
   Bob Howry P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.6 0 0
   Felix Pie PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .200 .143 .343 5 3 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.5
   Michael Wuertz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sean Marshall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 40 13 18 11 7 4 50 .450 .551 .650 1.201 180 101 0.409 0.52 0.732 -0.324 8.6 27 11
2B: R Johnson (3, off Z Duke); R Theriot 2 (5, 2 off Z Duke); A Ramirez (5, off Z Duke); R Cedeno (2, off F Osoria).
HR: A Ramirez (4, off F Osoria, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
SH: R Dempster (4, off Z Duke).
HBP: R Johnson (2, by Z Duke); A Ramirez (3, by Z Duke).
TB: A Ramirez 8; R Theriot 6; R Johnson 3; R Cedeno 3; G Soto 2; D Lee 2; M DeRosa; M Murton.
GIDP: M Murton (1).
RBI: A Ramirez 4 (11); D Lee 2 (17); M Murton 2 (2); R Theriot 2 (5); R Cedeno (6).
2-out RBI: A Ramirez 3; D Lee 2.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 6 for 25.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Ramirez-D Lee.
E: M Wuertz (1).
Baserunning
SB: R Theriot (4, 3rd base off Z Duke/R Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Zach Duke, L (0-1) 4 8 5 5 2 0 0 4.37 24 69 36 27 3 6 14 6 2 0 24 -0.220 0.90 -2.8
Franquelis Osoria 1 6 5 5 0 0 1 7.43 9 35 25 18 3 4 6 3 1 0 0 0 -0.177 0.40 -4.5
Damaso Marte 1 3 3 3 2 1 0 11.05 8 37 21 13 3 5 3 3 2 0 0 0 -0.013 0.09 -2.5
Phil Dumatrait 2 1 0 0 3 3 0 3.68 9 39 19 6 3 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 1.1
Team Totals 8 18 13 13 7 4 1 14.62 50 180 101 64 12 25 25 13 6 0 24 0 0 -0.410 0.52 -8.6

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
Ryan Dempster, W (3-0) 5 5 3 3 2 3 0 3.00 22 94 62 40 4 18 9 7 4 0 46 0.087 1.28 -0.3
Bob Howry 2 2 1 1 0 4 1 7.20 9 36 22 11 2 9 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.003 0.10 0.1
Michael Wuertz 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 4.35 6 27 15 11 2 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.04 -0.5
Sean Marshall 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.08 5 18 11 4 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.02 -0.5
Team Totals 9 9 6 6 4 8 2 6.00 42 175 110 66 10 34 14 14 6 0 46 0 0 0.092 0.70 -1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: Z Duke 2 (3; R Johnson, A Ramirez); R Dempster (1; B Bixler); B Howry (2; N McLouth).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - James Hoye, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Lance Barksdale, 3B - Ted Barrett.
Time of Game: 3:13.
Attendance: 41,405.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 48° F, Wind 6mph in from Centerfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Nate McLouth CF 1 Reed Johnson CF
2 Freddy Sanchez 2B 2 Ryan Theriot SS
3 Jason Bay LF 3 Derrek Lee 1B
4 Adam LaRoche 1B 4 Aramis Ramirez 3B
5 Xavier Nady RF 5 Matt Murton LF
6 Ryan Doumit C 6 Mark DeRosa RF
7 Jose Bautista 3B 7 Geovany Soto C
8 Brian Bixler SS 8 Ronny Cedeno 2B
9 Zach Duke P 9 Ryan Dempster P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 12- 5,(1-2)  OO PIT J. Bay R. Dempster 11% 52% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Sanchez to 2B
t5 3-5 2 123 6,(1-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Dempster 10% 81% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  R CHC R. Theriot Z. Duke 9% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Johnson Scores; Theriot to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 1-5 1 123 4,(3-0)  R PIT N. McLouth R. Dempster -8% 72% Walk; Bautista Scores; Bixler to 3B; Mientkiewicz to 2B
b3 1-0 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  R CHC A. Ramirez Z. Duke 8% 85% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Theriot Scores; Lee to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT N. McLouth R. Dempster -3% 47% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  PIT F. Sanchez R. Dempster -5% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); McLouth to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- 5,(1-2)  OO PIT J. Bay R. Dempster 11% 52% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B (Weak 3B); Sanchez to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Dempster 3% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC R. Johnson Z. Duke 6% 61% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b1 0-0 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  R CHC R. Theriot Z. Duke 9% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Johnson Scores; Theriot to 2B/Adv on throw
b1 1-0 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC D. Lee Z. Duke -4% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b1 1-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez Z. Duke -3% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b1 1-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Murton Z. Duke -3% 60% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT X. Nady R. Dempster 2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT R. Doumit R. Dempster 2% 64% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t2 0-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bautista R. Dempster 1% 65% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  CHC M. DeRosa Z. Duke 3% 68% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b2 1-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC G. Soto Z. Duke 5% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); DeRosa to 2B
b2 1-0 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Cedeno Z. Duke -5% 69% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B (Front of Home); Soto to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Dempster Z. Duke -2% 66% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Soto to 3B; Cedeno to 2B
b2 1-0 2 -23 4,(2-1)  O CHC R. Johnson Z. Duke -5% 61% Popfly: 2B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT B. Bixler R. Dempster 3% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT Z. Duke R. Dempster 2% 65% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
t3 0-1 2 --- 9,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth R. Dempster 1% 67% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC R. Theriot Z. Duke 5% 72% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b3 1-0 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  CHC D. Lee Z. Duke 5% 78% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Theriot to 3B
b3 1-0 0 1-3 2,(1-0)  R CHC A. Ramirez Z. Duke 8% 85% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Theriot Scores; Lee to 3B
b3 2-0 0 -23 5,(3-1)  RO CHC M. Murton Z. Duke 1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B); Lee Scores; Ramirez to 3B
b3 3-0 1 --3 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. DeRosa Z. Duke -3% 83% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b3 3-0 2 --3 5,(3-1)  CHC G. Soto Z. Duke 1% 83% Walk
b3 3-0 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Cedeno Z. Duke -3% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 2-3-4
t4 0-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT F. Sanchez R. Dempster 2% 83% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
t4 0-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Bay R. Dempster 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 0-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Dempster 1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Zach Duke facing 9-1-2
b4 3-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Dempster Z. Duke -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 3-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  CHC R. Johnson Z. Duke 1% 86% Hit By Pitch
b4 3-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  R CHC R. Theriot Z. Duke 6% 91% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Johnson Scores
b4 4-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  CHC D. Lee Z. Duke 1% 92% Theriot Steals 3B
b4 4-0 1 --3 5,(3-1)  CHC D. Lee Z. Duke 0% 93% Walk
b4 4-0 1 1-3 2,(0-1)  CHC A. Ramirez Z. Duke 1% 94% Hit By Pitch; Lee to 2B
b4 4-0 1 123 4,(1-2)  RO CHC M. Murton Z. Duke 1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Theriot Scores; Lee to 3B; Ramirez to 2B
b4 5-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O CHC M. DeRosa Z. Duke -1% 93% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 5.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-5, Cubs' Ryan Dempster facing 5-6-7
t5 0-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT X. Nady R. Dempster -2% 91% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t5 0-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT R. Doumit R. Dempster 2% 93% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
t5 0-5 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  PIT J. Bautista R. Dempster -5% 88% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Nady to 3B
t5 0-5 1 -23 5,(1-2)  PIT B. Bixler R. Dempster -2% 87% Hit By Pitch
Doug Mientkiewicz pinch hits for Zach Duke (P) batting 9th
t5 0-5 1 123 4,(2-1)  R PIT D. Mientkiewicz R. Dempster -7% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Nady Scores; Bautista to 3B; Bixler to 2B
t5 1-5 1 123 4,(3-0)  R PIT N. McLouth R. Dempster -8% 72% Walk; Bautista Scores; Bixler to 3B; Mientkiewicz to 2B
t5 2-5 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO PIT F. Sanchez R. Dempster 1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS); Bixler Scores; Mientkiewicz to 3B; McLouth to 2B
t5 3-5 2 -23 4,(3-0)  PIT J. Bay R. Dempster -2% 71% Walk
t5 3-5 2 123 6,(1-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Dempster 10% 81% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-3, Pirates' Franquelis Osoria facing 7-8-9
Franquelis Osoria replaces Doug Mientkiewicz (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  CHC G. Soto F. Osoria 2% 83% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b5 5-3 0 1-- 8,(2-2)  R CHC R. Cedeno F. Osoria 8% 91% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Soto Scores
Mike Fontenot pinch hits for Ryan Dempster (P) batting 9th
b5 6-3 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  R CHC M. Fontenot F. Osoria 3% 94% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Cedeno Scores/No RBI
b5 7-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC R. Johnson F. Osoria 1% 95% Single to 3B (Line Drive); Fontenot to 2B
b5 7-3 0 12- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Theriot F. Osoria -1% 94% Single to P (Bunt to Front of Home); Fontenot out at Hm/C-3B; Johnson to 2B
b5 7-3 1 12- 6,(2-2)  RO CHC D. Lee F. Osoria 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B); Johnson Scores/Adv on E4 (throw)/No RBI
b5 8-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  RR CHC A. Ramirez F. Osoria 3% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Lee Scores
b5 10-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC M. Murton F. Osoria 0% 98% Single to P (Ground Ball to Short 3B Line)
b5 10-3 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O CHC M. DeRosa F. Osoria -0% 98% Flyball: CF
5 runs, 6 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 10.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-10, Cubs' Bob Howry facing 5-6-7
Bob Howry replaces Mike Fontenot (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-10 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT X. Nady B. Howry 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t6 3-10 1 --- 3,(2-0)  R PIT R. Doumit B. Howry -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t6 4-10 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bautista B. Howry 0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-10 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT B. Bixler B. Howry 0% 98% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 10.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 10-4, Pirates' Damaso Marte facing 7-8-9
Damaso Marte replaces Franquelis Osoria pitching and batting 9th
b6 10-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC G. Soto D. Marte 0% 99% Walk
b6 10-4 0 1-- 9,(3-2)  CHC R. Cedeno D. Marte 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive); Soto to 2B
b6 10-4 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O CHC B. Howry D. Marte -0% 99% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b6 10-4 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Johnson D. Marte -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 10-4 2 12- 5,(3-1)  CHC R. Theriot D. Marte 0% 99% Walk; Soto to 3B; Cedeno to 2B
b6 10-4 2 123 6,(3-2)  RR CHC D. Lee D. Marte 1% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive); Soto Scores; Cedeno Scores; Theriot to 2B
b6 12-4 2 12- 3,(0-2)  R CHC A. Ramirez D. Marte 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Theriot Scores; Lee to 2B
b6 13-4 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Murton D. Marte -0% 100% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B (Weak 3B); Ramirez to 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 13.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-13, Cubs' Bob Howry facing 9-1-2
Henry Blanco replaces Geovany Soto playing C batting 7th
Chris Gomez pinch hits for Damaso Marte (P) batting 9th
t7 4-13 0 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT C. Gomez B. Howry -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t7 4-13 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  PIT N. McLouth B. Howry -0% 99% Hit By Pitch; Gomez to 2B
t7 4-13 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT F. Sanchez B. Howry 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Gomez to 3B
t7 4-13 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  O PIT J. Bay B. Howry 0% 100% Popfly: SS (Deep SS-2B)
t7 4-13 2 1-3 7,(2-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche B. Howry 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 13.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 13-4, Pirates' Phil Dumatrait facing 6-7-8
Phil Dumatrait replaces Adam LaRoche (1B) pitching and batting 4th
Chris Gomez moves from PH to 1B
b7 13-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC M. DeRosa P. Dumatrait 0% 100% Walk
b7 13-4 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  CHC H. Blanco P. Dumatrait 0% 100% Walk; DeRosa to 2B
b7 13-4 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC R. Cedeno P. Dumatrait -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
Felix Pie pinch hits for Bob Howry (P) batting 9th
b7 13-4 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC F. Pie P. Dumatrait -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b7 13-4 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHC R. Johnson P. Dumatrait -0% 100% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 13.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-13, Cubs' Michael Wuertz facing 5-6-7
Michael Wuertz replaces Felix Pie (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Daryle Ward replaces Derrek Lee playing 1B batting 3rd
t8 4-13 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O PIT X. Nady M. Wuertz 0% 100% Lineout: RF
t8 4-13 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R PIT R. Doumit M. Wuertz -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t8 5-13 1 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT J. Bautista M. Wuertz -0% 100% Walk
t8 5-13 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  PIT B. Bixler M. Wuertz -0% 100% Reached on E1 (throw)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B); Bautista to 2B
t8 5-13 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O PIT C. Gomez M. Wuertz 0% 100% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t8 5-13 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth M. Wuertz 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 13.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 13-5, Pirates' Phil Dumatrait facing 2-3-4
b8 13-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC R. Theriot P. Dumatrait -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 13-5 1 --- 8,(3-2)  CHC D. Ward P. Dumatrait 0% 100% Walk
b8 13-5 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC A. Ramirez P. Dumatrait 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Ward to 2B
b8 13-5 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO CHC M. Murton P. Dumatrait -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 13.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 5-13, Cubs' Sean Marshall facing 2-3-4
Sean Marshall replaces Michael Wuertz pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-13 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT F. Sanchez S. Marshall 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 5-13 1 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Bay S. Marshall -0% 100% Walk
Ronny Paulino pinch hits for Phil Dumatrait (P) batting 4th
t9 5-13 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  R PIT R. Paulino S. Marshall -0% 100% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bay Scores
t9 6-13 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O PIT X. Nady S. Marshall 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Paulino to 3B
t9 6-13 2 --3 5,(1-2)  O PIT R. Doumit S. Marshall 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Cubs 13.

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