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7
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5
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@KCR
1
6
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@MIN
2
5
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@OAK
3
4
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@ARI
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@COL
7
1
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@MIL
8
1
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@NYM
1
6
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@PHI
3
5
ATL
@SFG
0
4
Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 7:12PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 38,303, Time of Game: 1:46
Pirates
1
21-25
 Lost 1 
5th, 6 GB
at Cubs
6
22-22
 Won 1 
4th, 4 GB
W: Sean Marshall (3-3)
L: Ian Snell (1-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   1  0  0    1  4  1
Cubs            1  1  1   0  3  X    6  8  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nyjer Morgan LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .282 .361 .359 .720 10 8 -0.060 0.78 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 1 0
Freddy Sanchez 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .326 .359 .505 .864 11 7 0.029 0.51 0.040 -0.011 0.3 1 2
Nate McLouth CF 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .265 .370 .469 .839 13 7 -0.007 1.04 0.050 -0.057 -0.0 3 0 SB
Craig Monroe RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .297 .433 .730 11 7 -0.058 1.15 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 2 0
Adam LaRoche 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .224 .312 .448 .760 6 6 -0.056 1.07 0.000 -0.056 -0.6 4 0
Andy LaRoche 3B 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .303 .373 .423 .795 8 2 0.042 0.91 0.042 0.000 0.4 0 0
Robinzon Diaz C 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 .327 .362 .436 .798 11 8 0.046 1.47 0.077 -0.031 0.6 4 0
Jack Wilson SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .252 .284 .369 .653 8 6 -0.075 1.38 0.000 -0.075 -0.7 0 2
Ian Snell P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .158 .158 .158 .316 5 4 -0.055 1.06 0.000 -0.055 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 19 1 4 1 2 6 21 .211 .286 .211 .496 83 55 -0.194 1.01 0.209 -0.403 -1.7 15 4
TB: F Sanchez 2; R Diaz; A LaRoche.
RBI: R Diaz (6).
2-out RBI: R Diaz.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Wilson-F Sanchez-A LaRoche.
E: R Diaz (2).
Baserunning
SB: N McLouth (7, 2nd base off S Marshall/K Hill).

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 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .254 .318 .508 .826 18 12 0.005 0.91 0.064 -0.058 0.2 3 0 SB
Ryan Theriot SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .274 .335 .452 .788 7 5 -0.009 0.62 0.023 -0.032 0.0 0 1
Kosuke Fukudome CF 2 2 1 1 1 0 3 .311 .442 .508 .950 10 4 0.109 0.49 0.121 -0.012 1.4 0 0 HR
Milton Bradley RF 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 .196 .322 .373 .695 15 5 0.025 0.46 0.035 -0.009 0.9 0 0
Micah Hoffpauir 1B 3 0 2 2 0 0 3 .281 .337 .483 .820 6 5 0.089 0.68 0.109 -0.020 1.8 4 0 2B
Mike Fontenot 2B 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 .219 .306 .383 .689 10 8 0.032 0.54 0.051 -0.018 1.1 1 0 2B
Koyie Hill C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .286 .388 .405 .793 11 7 -0.003 0.78 0.021 -0.025 -0.7 6 0
Ryan Freel 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .129 .270 .129 .399 9 6 -0.073 0.83 0.000 -0.073 -2.3 0 0 GDP
Sean Marshall P 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 12 9 0.083 0.89 0.091 -0.008 0.9 1 1
Team Totals 22 6 8 6 4 4 26 .364 .462 .591 1.052 98 61 0.258 0.69 0.515 -0.255 3.3 15 2
2B: M Fontenot (6, off I Snell); M Hoffpauir (6, off I Snell).
HR: K Fukudome (5, off I Snell, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: K Fukudome 4; M Fontenot 3; M Hoffpauir 3; R Theriot; S Marshall; A Soriano.
GIDP: R Freel (1).
RBI: M Hoffpauir 2 (16); R Theriot (21); S Marshall (2); K Fukudome (19); M Fontenot (18).
2-out RBI: S Marshall; M Hoffpauir; K Fukudome.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: A Soriano (5, 2nd base off I Snell/R Diaz).

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
Ian Snell, L (1-6) 5 8 6 6 4 4 1 5.43 26 98 61 37 11 13 4 14 4 0 27 -0.258 0.69 -3.3
Team Totals 5 8 6 6 4 4 1 10.80 26 98 61 37 11 13 4 14 4 0 27 -0.258 0.69 -3.3

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
Sean Marshall, W (3-3) 5 4 1 1 2 6 0 3.70 21 83 55 29 11 15 6 7 4 0 59 0.193 1.01 1.7
Team Totals 5 4 1 1 2 6 0 1.80 21 83 55 29 11 15 6 7 4 0 59 0.193 1.01 1.7
Balks: None.
WP: I Snell (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Mark Carlson, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - Bob Davidson.
Time of Game: 1:46.
Attendance: 38,303.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 60° F, Wind 7mph in from Centerfield.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Nyjer Morgan LF 1 Alfonso Soriano LF
2 Freddy Sanchez 2B 2 Ryan Theriot SS
3 Nate McLouth CF 3 Kosuke Fukudome CF
4 Craig Monroe RF 4 Milton Bradley RF
5 Adam LaRoche 1B 5 Micah Hoffpauir 1B
6 Andy LaRoche 3B 6 Mike Fontenot 2B
7 Robinzon Diaz C 7 Koyie Hill C
8 Jack Wilson SS 8 Ryan Freel 3B
9 Ian Snell P 9 Sean Marshall P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHC K. Fukudome I. Snell 10% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b2 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R CHC S. Marshall I. Snell 9% 74% Single to CF (Line Drive); Fontenot Scores; Hill to 2B
b3 2-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R CHC M. Hoffpauir I. Snell 9% 83% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bradley Scores
t4 0-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R PIT R. Diaz S. Marshall -8% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); McLouth Scores; LaRoche to 2B
t4 1-3 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O PIT J. Wilson S. Marshall 5% 78% Strikeout Swinging

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' Sean Marshall facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT N. Morgan S. Marshall 2% 52% Bunt Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  PIT F. Sanchez S. Marshall -2% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth S. Marshall 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O PIT C. Monroe S. Marshall 2% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC A. Soriano I. Snell -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Theriot I. Snell -2% 51% Flyball: CF (CF-RF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  R CHC K. Fukudome I. Snell 10% 61% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Bradley I. Snell -1% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Sean Marshall facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche S. Marshall 2% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT A. LaRoche S. Marshall -3% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t2 0-1 1 1-- 8,(2-2)  O PIT R. Diaz S. Marshall 3% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Wilson S. Marshall 2% 65% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir I. Snell -2% 63% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
b2 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC M. Fontenot I. Snell 4% 67% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
b2 1-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  CHC K. Hill I. Snell 2% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Freel I. Snell -4% 65% Strikeout Swinging
b2 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R CHC S. Marshall I. Snell 9% 74% Single to CF (Line Drive); Fontenot Scores; Hill to 2B
b2 2-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  CHC A. Soriano I. Snell 1% 74% Wild Pitch; Hill to 3B
b2 2-0 2 1-3 8,(3-2)  O CHC A. Soriano I. Snell -4% 71% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Sean Marshall facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT I. Snell S. Marshall 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT N. Morgan S. Marshall 2% 75% Lineout: P (Weak SS-2B)
t3 0-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT F. Sanchez S. Marshall 1% 76% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Theriot I. Snell -2% 75% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Fukudome I. Snell -1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC M. Bradley I. Snell 1% 74% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R CHC M. Hoffpauir I. Snell 9% 83% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Bradley Scores
b3 3-0 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Fontenot I. Snell -2% 81% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Sean Marshall facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT N. McLouth S. Marshall -4% 77% Walk
t4 0-3 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O PIT C. Monroe S. Marshall 4% 81% Flyball: LF
t4 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. LaRoche S. Marshall -1% 79% McLouth Steals 2B
t4 0-3 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche S. Marshall 3% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted; McLouth to 3B
t4 0-3 2 --3 4,(3-0)  PIT A. LaRoche S. Marshall -1% 81% Walk
t4 0-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R PIT R. Diaz S. Marshall -8% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); McLouth Scores; LaRoche to 2B
t4 1-3 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O PIT J. Wilson S. Marshall 5% 78% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 7-8-9
b4 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Hill I. Snell -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 3-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Freel I. Snell -1% 76% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b4 3-1 2 --- 10,(3-2)  O CHC S. Marshall I. Snell -1% 75% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Sean Marshall facing 9-1-2
t5 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT I. Snell S. Marshall 3% 78% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
t5 1-3 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT N. Morgan S. Marshall 2% 80% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT F. Sanchez S. Marshall -2% 78% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t5 1-3 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT N. McLouth S. Marshall 3% 81% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 1-2-3
b5 3-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC A. Soriano I. Snell 2% 83% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b5 3-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  CHC R. Theriot I. Snell 4% 87% Soriano Steals 2B; Soriano to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b5 3-1 0 --3 5,(2-2)  R CHC R. Theriot I. Snell 2% 90% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Short CF-RF); Soriano Scores
b5 4-1 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHC K. Fukudome I. Snell 2% 92% Walk; Theriot to 2B
b5 4-1 0 12- 4,(3-0)  CHC M. Bradley I. Snell 3% 94% Walk; Theriot to 3B; Fukudome to 2B
b5 4-1 0 123 2,(0-1)  R CHC M. Hoffpauir I. Snell 2% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Theriot Scores; Fukudome to 3B; Bradley to 2B
b5 5-1 0 123 3,(1-1)  R CHC M. Fontenot I. Snell 1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive); Fukudome Scores; Bradley to 3B; Hoffpauir to 2B
b5 6-1 0 123 4,(0-2)  O CHC K. Hill I. Snell -1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b5 6-1 1 123 3,(2-0)  OO CHC R. Freel I. Snell -2% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 6.

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