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8
5
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7
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7
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4
 
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9
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Friday, September 7, 2012, 7:08PM
, PNC Park
Attendance: 32,699, Time of Game: 3:34
Cubs
12
52-86
 Won 1 
5th, 30½ GB
at Pirates
2
72-65
 Lost 1 
3rd, 10 GB
W: Travis Wood (5-11)
L: A.J. Burnett (15-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  3   0  0  3   5  0  0   12 12  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  4  7

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David DeJesus RF 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 .262 .350 .400 .750 21 15 -0.037 0.51 0.015 -0.052 0.5 1 0
   Alberto Cabrera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   James Russell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Adrian Cardenas PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220 .250 .340 .590 3 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2
   Carlos Marmol P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Luis Valbuena 3B 4 2 1 2 2 1 6 .227 .319 .369 .688 29 12 0.014 0.29 0.037 -0.022 1.7 0 0 2B
Anthony Rizzo 1B 3 2 1 1 2 0 5 .298 .349 .480 .829 19 10 0.045 0.39 0.051 -0.007 1.6 6 0
   Bryan LaHair PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .335 .448 .783 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Alfonso Soriano LF 5 1 3 3 0 1 5 .261 .315 .492 .806 20 14 0.129 0.62 0.136 -0.007 2.1 4 0
   Dave Sappelt PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .222 .000 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Starlin Castro SS 5 1 3 4 0 0 5 .281 .315 .426 .741 13 10 0.146 0.70 0.181 -0.036 2.7 2 2 2B,SB
Steve Clevenger C 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .214 .274 .297 .571 17 14 0.004 0.56 0.061 -0.057 -0.9 9 0
Brett Jackson CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .191 .309 .404 .713 11 8 -0.012 0.43 0.017 -0.029 0.2 2 0
   Tony Campana PH-CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .256 .295 .287 .581 7 5 0.002 0.02 0.002 0.000 1.0 2 0
Darwin Barney 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .255 .297 .366 .663 23 15 0.013 0.24 0.028 -0.015 -0.2 0 3 GDP
Travis Wood P 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .195 .195 .341 .537 9 8 -0.016 0.30 0.006 -0.021 -0.3 0 0
   Joe Mather RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .245 .305 .550 7 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 44 12 12 11 4 7 48 .273 .333 .318 .652 180 118 0.288 0.40 0.534 -0.246 7.9 27 5
2B: L Valbuena (17, off J Wilson); S Castro (22, off H Takahashi).
TB: S Castro 4; A Soriano 3; L Valbuena 2; T Campana; B Jackson; D Barney; A Rizzo; S Clevenger.
GIDP: D Barney (10).
RBI: S Castro 4 (71); A Soriano 3 (91); L Valbuena 2 (24); S Clevenger (16); A Rizzo (34).
2-out RBI: S Castro 4; A Soriano 2; A Rizzo; S Clevenger.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 19.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Barney-S Castro-A Rizzo.
Baserunning
SB: S Castro (22, 2nd base off A Burnett/R Barajas).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brock Holt 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .400 .409 .450 .859 13 12 -0.045 0.46 0.000 -0.045 0.0 3 6
Starling Marte LF-CF 2 0 0 1 1 1 4 .247 .286 .412 .698 19 9 -0.024 0.30 0.003 -0.027 -0.4 3 0 SF
Andrew McCutchen CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .343 .406 .558 .964 8 5 -0.023 0.30 0.000 -0.023 -0.6 1 0
   Alex Presley LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .237 .280 .390 .670 7 4 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Garrett Jones RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .289 .329 .545 .873 21 13 -0.042 0.42 0.000 -0.042 -0.9 2 0
Gaby Sanchez 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .223 .277 .339 .615 26 13 0.017 0.29 0.028 -0.011 0.3 8 1
Pedro Alvarez 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .246 .325 .490 .815 16 9 -0.042 0.40 0.014 -0.056 -0.3 1 2 2B,GDP
Rod Barajas C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .198 .271 .329 .600 11 7 -0.038 0.72 0.000 -0.038 -0.5 4 0
   Justin Wilson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chris Leroux P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hisanori Takahashi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jeff Clement PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .100 .000 .100 5 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2
   Kyle McPherson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jordy Mercer PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .237 .382 .619 3 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3
Josh Harrison SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .238 .283 .364 .647 16 12 -0.015 0.15 0.000 -0.015 -0.3 1 1
A.J. Burnett P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .058 .109 .058 .167 3 3 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 1 2
   Michael McKenry C 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 .260 .336 .510 .847 10 5 0.004 0.06 0.004 0.000 1.5 3 0 2B
Team Totals 29 2 4 2 5 9 35 .138 .257 .207 .464 158 98 -0.215 0.31 0.049 -0.264 -2.1 27 12
2B: P Alvarez (22, off T Wood); M McKenry (13, off J Russell).
SF: S Marte (2, off J Russell).
TB: M McKenry 2; P Alvarez 2; J Harrison; B Holt.
GIDP: P Alvarez (9).
RBI: S Marte (11); M McKenry (39).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Alvarez-B Holt-G Sanchez.
E: S Marte 2 (2); J Harrison (5); B Holt 2 (2); R Barajas (4); G Sanchez (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
Travis Wood, W (5-11) 6 1 0 0 3 5 0 4.42 21 83 52 31 7 14 4 9 0 0 72 0.213 0.51 2.7
Alberto Cabrera 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7.30 4 24 13 6 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
James Russell 1 3 2 2 0 1 0 3.54 6 31 21 11 2 8 2 3 2 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 -1.5
Carlos Marmol 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.06 4 20 12 2 4 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 5 9 0 2.00 35 158 98 50 15 33 8 13 2 0 72 0 0 0.213 0.31 2.1

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
A.J. Burnett, L (15-6) 5 8 7 3 1 4 0 3.68 28 92 65 38 10 17 15 8 5 0 34 -0.277 0.65 -4.6
Justin Wilson 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.50 2 10 4 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 2 -0.012 0.12 -2.0
Chris Leroux 1.2 0 2 0 0 2 0 9.00 7 34 26 16 5 5 3 2 0 0 3 0 0.008 0.06 2.3
Hisanori Takahashi 0.1 2 3 3 2 0 0 5.83 5 23 10 6 0 4 1 2 1 0 2 2 -0.006 0.03 -4.5
Kyle McPherson 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.17 6 21 13 10 0 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.9
Team Totals 9 12 12 3 4 7 0 3.00 48 180 118 73 15 30 23 14 6 0 34 8 4 -0.287 0.40 -7.9
A Burnett faced 4 batters in the 6th inning.
J Wilson faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: A Burnett (7); C Leroux (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Emmel, 1B - Scott Barry, 2B - Jordan Baker, 3B - Gary Darling.
Time of Game: 3:34.
Attendance: 32,699.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 83° F, Wind 6mph from Right to Left.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  RR CHC S. Castro A. Burnett 17% 81% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Rizzo Scores; Soriano Scores; Castro to 2B/Adv on E7
t1 0-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R CHC A. Soriano A. Burnett 10% 64% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Valbuena Scores/unER; Rizzo to 2B
t3 3-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R CHC S. Clevenger A. Burnett 6% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Castro Scores/unER
b2 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO PIT P. Alvarez T. Wood 6% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Clevenger A. Burnett -4% 56% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B

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, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC D. DeJesus A. Burnett -2% 48% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC L. Valbuena A. Burnett 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  CHC A. Rizzo A. Burnett 4% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); Valbuena to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R CHC A. Soriano A. Burnett 10% 64% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Valbuena Scores/unER; Rizzo to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Castro A. Burnett -3% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS); Rizzo to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Clevenger A. Burnett -4% 56% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT B. Holt T. Wood 2% 59% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT S. Marte T. Wood 2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b1 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen T. Wood 1% 61% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC B. Jackson A. Burnett -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC D. Barney A. Burnett -1% 58% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t2 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC T. Wood A. Burnett -1% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT G. Jones T. Wood 2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b2 0-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT G. Sanchez T. Wood -3% 57% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO PIT P. Alvarez T. Wood 6% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. DeJesus A. Burnett -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC L. Valbuena A. Burnett -1% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 1-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC A. Rizzo A. Burnett 1% 60% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep SS)
t3 1-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  CHC A. Soriano A. Burnett 3% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); Rizzo to 3B/Adv on E7 (throw to 3B); Soriano to 2B
t3 1-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  RR CHC S. Castro A. Burnett 17% 81% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Rizzo Scores; Soriano Scores; Castro to 2B/Adv on E7
t3 3-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R CHC S. Clevenger A. Burnett 6% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Castro Scores/unER
t3 4-0 2 1-- 4,(0-2)  O CHC B. Jackson A. Burnett -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O PIT R. Barajas T. Wood 2% 88% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Harrison T. Wood 1% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-4 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. Burnett T. Wood 1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 8-9-1
t4 4-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  CHC D. Barney A. Burnett 1% 91% Single to P (Ground Ball to Short 3B Line)
t4 4-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC T. Wood A. Burnett -1% 89% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t4 4-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O CHC D. DeJesus A. Burnett -1% 88% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
t4 4-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC L. Valbuena A. Burnett -1% 88% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 1-2-3
b4 0-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT B. Holt T. Wood 2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT S. Marte T. Wood 1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. McCutchen T. Wood 1% 91% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 3-4-5
t5 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC A. Rizzo A. Burnett -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 4-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Soriano A. Burnett -0% 90% Lineout: CF
t5 4-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  CHC S. Castro A. Burnett 0% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t5 4-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Clevenger A. Burnett 0% 91% Castro Steals 2B
t5 4-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Clevenger A. Burnett -1% 90% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 4-5-6
b5 0-4 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT G. Jones T. Wood 2% 91% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b5 0-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT G. Sanchez T. Wood 1% 92% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
b5 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT P. Alvarez T. Wood -1% 91% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
b5 0-4 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O PIT R. Barajas T. Wood 2% 93% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 7-8-9
t6 4-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC B. Jackson A. Burnett 1% 94% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t6 4-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC D. Barney A. Burnett 1% 95% Wild Pitch; Jackson to 2B
t6 4-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  CHC D. Barney A. Burnett 2% 96% Fielder's Choice SS; Jackson to 3B; Barney to 1B
t6 4-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  CHC T. Wood A. Burnett 1% 97% Reached on E2 (throw to 2B)/attempted forceout/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home); Barney to 2B
t6 4-0 0 123 3,(0-2)  R CHC D. DeJesus A. Burnett 1% 98% Reached on E3 (throw to Hm)/attempted forceout (Ground Ball); Jackson Scores/No RBI/unER; Barney to 3B; Wood to 2B
Justin Wilson replaces Rod Barajas (C) pitching and batting 7th
Michael McKenry replaces A.J. Burnett (P) playing C batting 9th
t6 5-0 0 123 4,(2-1)  RR CHC L. Valbuena J. Wilson 1% 99% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Barney Scores/unER; Wood Scores; DeJesus to 3B
t6 7-0 0 -23 6,(3-2)  CHC A. Rizzo J. Wilson 0% 100% Walk
Chris Leroux replaces Justin Wilson pitching and batting 7th
t6 7-0 0 123 7,(1-2)  O CHC A. Soriano C. Leroux -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t6 7-0 1 123 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Castro C. Leroux -0% 99% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t6 7-0 2 123 3,(0-2)  O CHC S. Clevenger C. Leroux -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 8-9-1
b6 0-7 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Harrison T. Wood 0% 99% Popfly: 1B
b6 0-7 1 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT M. McKenry T. Wood -0% 99% Walk
b6 0-7 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT B. Holt T. Wood 0% 99% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
b6 0-7 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT S. Marte T. Wood -0% 99% Walk; Holt to 2B
b6 0-7 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. McCutchen T. Wood 1% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 7, Pirates 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 7-0, Pirates' Chris Leroux facing 7-8-9
Tony Campana pinch hits for Brett Jackson (CF) batting 7th
t7 7-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC T. Campana C. Leroux 0% 99% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t7 7-0 0 1-- 5,(0-2)  CHC D. Barney C. Leroux 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Campana to 2B
t7 7-0 0 -2- 10,(3-2)  O CHC D. Barney C. Leroux -0% 99% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
t7 7-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC T. Wood C. Leroux -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 7-0 2 -2- 8,(3-2)  CHC D. DeJesus C. Leroux 0% 99% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Campana to 3B
Hisanori Takahashi replaces Chris Leroux pitching and batting 7th
t7 7-0 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  CHC L. Valbuena H. Takahashi 0% 99% Walk; DeJesus to 2B
t7 7-0 2 123 5,(3-1)  R CHC A. Rizzo H. Takahashi 0% 100% Walk; Campana Scores/unER; DeJesus to 3B; Valbuena to 2B
t7 8-0 2 123 3,(1-1)  RR CHC A. Soriano H. Takahashi 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); DeJesus Scores/unER; Valbuena Scores/Team unER; Rizzo to 2B
Dave Sappelt pinch runs for Alfonso Soriano (LF) batting 4th
t7 10-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  RR CHC S. Castro H. Takahashi 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Rizzo Scores/Team unER; Sappelt Scores/Team unER
t7 12-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O CHC S. Clevenger H. Takahashi 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
5 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 12, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-12, Cubs' Alberto Cabrera facing 4-5-6
Alberto Cabrera replaces David DeJesus (RF) pitching and batting 1st
Dave Sappelt moves from PR to LF
Tony Campana moves from PH to CF
Joe Mather replaces Travis Wood (P) playing RF batting 9th
b7 0-12 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT G. Jones A. Cabrera 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 0-12 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT G. Sanchez A. Cabrera 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 0-12 2 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT P. Alvarez A. Cabrera -0% 100% Walk
Jeff Clement pinch hits for Hisanori Takahashi (P) batting 7th
b7 0-12 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Clement A. Cabrera 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 12, Pirates 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 12-0, Pirates' Kyle McPherson facing 7-8-9
Kyle McPherson replaces Jeff Clement (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Alex Presley replaces Andrew McCutchen (CF) playing LF batting 3rd
Starling Marte moves from LF to CF
t8 12-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC T. Campana K. McPherson 0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t8 12-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO CHC D. Barney K. McPherson 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t8 12-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC J. Mather K. McPherson 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 12, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-12, Cubs' James Russell facing 8-9-1
James Russell replaces Alberto Cabrera pitching and batting 1st
b8 0-12 0 --- 6,(2-2)  PIT J. Harrison J. Russell -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b8 0-12 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  R PIT M. McKenry J. Russell 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive); Harrison Scores
b8 1-12 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  PIT B. Holt J. Russell -0% 100% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B); McKenry to 3B
b8 1-12 0 1-3 6,(3-2)  RO PIT S. Marte J. Russell 0% 100% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; McKenry Scores
b8 2-12 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O PIT A. Presley J. Russell 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-12 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT G. Jones J. Russell 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 12, Pirates 2.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 12-2, Pirates' Kyle McPherson facing 1-2-3
Adrian Cardenas pinch hits for James Russell (P) batting 1st
t9 12-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC A. Cardenas K. McPherson -0% 100% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t9 12-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC L. Valbuena K. McPherson 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
Bryan LaHair pinch hits for Anthony Rizzo (1B) batting 3rd
t9 12-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC B. LaHair K. McPherson 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 12, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-12, Cubs' Carlos Marmol facing 5-6-7
Carlos Marmol replaces Adrian Cardenas (PH) pitching and batting 1st
Bryan LaHair moves from PH to 1B
b9 2-12 0 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT G. Sanchez C. Marmol 0% 100% Walk
b9 2-12 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez C. Marmol 0% 100% Groundout: P unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Sanchez to 2B
Jordy Mercer pinch hits for Kyle McPherson (P) batting 7th
b9 2-12 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Mercer C. Marmol 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 2-12 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Harrison C. Marmol 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 12, Pirates 2.

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