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BOS
@BAL
9
3
KCR
@CHW
2
1
DET
@MIN
6
2
CLE
@OAK
4
11
NYY
@SEA
1
7
TOR
@TBR
1
3
LAA
@TEX
10
5
COL
@ARI
5
1
PHI
@ATL
4
2
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@CIN
1
8
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@LAD
2
6
HOU
@MIL
0
6
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@NYM
2
6
SDP
@PIT
4
0
CHC
@STL
6
3
 
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Sunday, September 20, 2009, 7:10PM
, Busch Stadium III
Attendance: 44,937, Time of Game: 3:53
Cubs
6
76-72
 Won 1 
2nd, 10 GB
at Cardinals
3
87-63
 Lost 1 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  1  2   0  0  0   0  3    6 10  1
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  2  0   0  1  0   0  0    3  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
Kosuke Fukudome CF-RF-CF 3 0 0 0 3 1 6 .253 .371 .416 .786 27 12 -0.008 1.12 0.068 -0.076 -0.1 2 0
Bobby Scales LF 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .243 .313 .408 .721 23 14 -0.025 1.21 0.060 -0.085 -0.4 2 0
   Sam Fuld CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .379 .342 .722 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Aaron Miles PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .179 .220 .237 .457 5 3 -0.113 4.44 0.000 -0.113 -0.4
   Sean Marshall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .286 .231 .516 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Aaron Heilman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Esmailin Caridad P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Koyie Hill PH-C 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .315 .328 .643 1 1 0.026 0.62 0.035 -0.009 0.5 1 0
Derrek Lee 1B 4 0 1 0 2 1 6 .303 .387 .572 .960 31 16 0.019 1.19 0.112 -0.093 0.2 11 0
Aramis Ramirez 3B 5 1 1 0 1 1 6 .319 .385 .514 .899 16 10 -0.186 1.47 0.067 -0.254 -0.7 0 2
Micah Hoffpauir RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .244 .301 .445 .746 10 6 0.127 1.47 0.156 -0.029 0.7 0 0
   So Taguchi PH-LF-RF 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .500 .500 .500 1.000 11 7 0.041 0.82 0.050 -0.008 -0.3 1 0
Geovany Soto C 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .221 .322 .394 .716 20 15 -0.065 1.70 0.082 -0.148 -0.7 11 1
   Carlos Marmol P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mike Fontenot 2B 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 .240 .308 .388 .697 10 8 0.059 1.02 0.084 -0.025 0.5 2 4 SB
   Ryan Theriot PH-SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .289 .344 .380 .724 4 4 -0.116 2.30 0.000 -0.116 -0.5 1 1
Andres Blanco SS-2B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .270 .325 .369 .694 15 11 0.149 1.55 0.254 -0.105 0.9 1 4 2B
Carlos Zambrano P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .203 .212 .438 .650 13 8 -0.115 1.20 0.000 -0.115 -1.0 0 2
   John Grabow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kevin Gregg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jake Fox PH-LF 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 .286 .335 .524 .859 6 2 0.451 2.16 0.451 0.000 1.9 1 0 HR
Team Totals 42 6 10 4 8 15 50 .238 .360 .333 .693 192 117 0.244 1.40 1.419 -1.176 0.6 33 15
2B: A Blanco (8, off A Wainwright).
HR: J Fox (11, off M Boggs, 11th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
TB: J Fox 4; A Blanco 3; S Taguchi 2; M Fontenot 2; D Lee; A Ramirez; M Hoffpauir.
RBI: J Fox 2 (41); A Blanco (12); M Hoffpauir (32).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Blanco-R Theriot-D Lee; A Blanco-M Fontenot-D Lee.
E: A Blanco (3).
Baserunning
SB: M Fontenot (4, 2nd base off A Wainwright/Y Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Skip Schumaker 2B-RF 6 1 2 0 0 1 6 .303 .363 .398 .761 18 12 0.107 1.16 0.166 -0.059 0.3 0 5
Mark DeRosa 3B 5 1 1 1 0 1 6 .253 .323 .434 .757 20 12 0.069 1.52 0.180 -0.111 0.3 1 1 2B,SH
Albert Pujols 1B 3 0 1 1 2 0 5 .328 .447 .679 1.127 23 8 0.098 1.50 0.161 -0.063 1.0 9 3 2B,IW
Matt Holliday LF 2 1 1 0 2 1 5 .311 .390 .523 .913 18 8 0.336 2.30 0.369 -0.033 1.6 0 0 HBP
Ryan Ludwick RF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .269 .331 .449 .780 15 11 -0.570 2.73 0.000 -0.570 -3.2 2 0
   Mitchell Boggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .071 .143 .214 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brad Thompson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .083 .083 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rick Ankiel CF 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .234 .286 .390 .676 20 13 -0.072 1.94 0.106 -0.178 -0.0 0 0
Yadier Molina C 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .289 .365 .373 .738 16 11 0.078 2.11 0.322 -0.244 -0.5 15 0 SB,GDP
Brendan Ryan SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 .291 .339 .397 .736 20 11 -0.084 1.48 0.021 -0.105 -0.4 2 4 HBP
Adam Wainwright P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .145 .155 .253 .408 14 11 -0.058 1.10 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 2 1
   Joe Thurston PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .320 .337 .657 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Khalil Greene PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .206 .280 .358 .637 2 2 -0.048 1.91 0.000 -0.048 -0.2
   Blake Hawksworth P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Trever Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Motte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Colby Rasmus PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .254 .307 .416 .723 5 3 -0.088 3.47 0.000 -0.088 -0.4
   Dennys Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Julio Lugo 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .289 .359 .430 .789 2 1 -0.023 0.89 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 38 3 7 3 6 12 47 .184 .326 .237 .563 173 103 -0.255 1.82 1.325 -1.580 -2.4 33 14
2B: M DeRosa (22, off C Zambrano); A Pujols (40, off C Zambrano).
SH: M DeRosa (2, off A Heilman).
IBB: A Pujols (43, by A Heilman).
HBP: B Ryan (4, by C Zambrano); M Holliday (10, by E Caridad).
TB: A Pujols 2; M DeRosa 2; S Schumaker 2; Y Molina; R Ankiel; M Holliday.
GIDP: Y Molina (27).
RBI: M DeRosa (72); Y Molina (49); A Pujols (128).
2-out RBI: Y Molina.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Ryan-A Pujols.
E: B Ryan (8).
Baserunning
SB: Y Molina (9, 2nd base off K Gregg/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
Carlos Zambrano 6 5 2 2 3 6 0 3.91 26 102 62 41 10 11 10 6 2 0 57 0.041 1.20 0.9
John Grabow, H (24) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.06 3 7 5 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.055 1.96 0.3
Kevin Gregg, BS (7) 1.1 1 1 1 2 3 0 4.72 7 31 16 8 5 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 -0.150 2.96 -0.3
Sean Marshall 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.46 1 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.074 2.25 -0.4
Aaron Heilman 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.21 2 6 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.003 3.19 -0.0
Esmailin Caridad, W (1-0) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.03 5 16 11 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0.341 3.08 1.4
Carlos Marmol, S (14) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.47 3 9 5 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.039 0.51 0.5
Team Totals 11 7 3 3 6 12 0 2.45 47 173 103 62 21 20 17 10 2 0 57 4 0 0.255 1.82 2.4
S Marshall faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

St. Louis Cardinals

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
Adam Wainwright 7 5 3 2 2 10 0 2.59 28 104 70 36 14 20 11 5 3 0 65 -0.103 1.26 0.4
Blake Hawksworth 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.31 3 14 6 5 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.026 0.90 0.3
Trever Miller 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.77 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 -0.019 0.86 -0.2
Jason Motte 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.92 1 5 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.043 1.69 0.4
Dennys Reyes 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3.05 5 20 7 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.135 2.42 0.5
Mitchell Boggs, L (2-3) 1.2 4 3 3 3 2 1 4.37 11 44 26 16 5 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 -0.299 1.62 -1.8
Brad Thompson 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.98 1 4 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 -0.027 0.58 -0.2
Team Totals 11 10 6 5 8 15 1 4.09 50 192 117 63 24 30 18 9 6 0 65 6 1 -0.244 1.40 -0.6
T Miller faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: K Gregg (7); B Thompson (5).
HBP: C Zambrano (9; B Ryan); E Caridad (3; M Holliday).
IBB: A Heilman (4; A Pujols).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Todd Tichenor, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Marty Foster, 3B - Mark Carlson.
Time of Game: 3:53.
Attendance: 44,937.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 67° F, Wind 1mph out to Rightfield.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t11 3-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR CHC J. Fox M. Boggs 42% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Blanco Scores
b9 3-3 1 123 2,(1-0)  OO STL R. Ludwick E. Caridad 33% 50% Double Play: Groundout: 2B-SS-1B/Interference by Runner
b8 2-3 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R STL Y. Molina K. Gregg -29% 45% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Holliday Scores
t5 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  R CHC A. Blanco A. Wainwright 20% 70% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Fontenot Scores; Blanco to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
t10 3-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC A. Ramirez M. Boggs -18% 40% Line Drive Double Play: SS (Weak SS); Lee out at 1B/SS-1B

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, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Fukudome A. Wainwright -2% 48% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC B. Scales A. Wainwright -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Lee A. Wainwright -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL S. Schumaker C. Zambrano 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. DeRosa C. Zambrano 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  STL A. Pujols C. Zambrano -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Holliday C. Zambrano -3% 45% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Pujols to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano 5% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Ramirez A. Wainwright -2% 48% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir A. Wainwright -2% 46% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC G. Soto A. Wainwright -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Ankiel C. Zambrano 2% 47% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS)
b2 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL Y. Molina C. Zambrano 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL B. Ryan C. Zambrano -1% 48% Hit By Pitch
b2 0-0 2 1-- 10,(2-2)  O STL A. Wainwright C. Zambrano 2% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC M. Fontenot A. Wainwright 4% 54% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC A. Blanco A. Wainwright -4% 50% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O CHC C. Zambrano A. Wainwright -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging, Fontenot Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  CHC K. Fukudome A. Wainwright 1% 49% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O CHC B. Scales A. Wainwright -5% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Schumaker C. Zambrano 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL M. DeRosa C. Zambrano 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL A. Pujols C. Zambrano 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC D. Lee A. Wainwright -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Ramirez A. Wainwright -2% 45% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC M. Hoffpauir A. Wainwright -1% 44% Lineout: RF (CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL M. Holliday C. Zambrano -4% 40% Walk
b4 0-0 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano 4% 44% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  STL R. Ankiel C. Zambrano -4% 40% Walk; Holliday to 2B
b4 0-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O STL Y. Molina C. Zambrano 5% 45% Lineout: 2B (Deep 2B)
b4 0-0 2 12- 4,(0-2)  O STL B. Ryan C. Zambrano 5% 50% Groundout: P-SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC G. Soto A. Wainwright -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  CHC M. Fontenot A. Wainwright 3% 50% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t5 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  R CHC A. Blanco A. Wainwright 20% 70% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Fontenot Scores; Blanco to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
t5 1-0 1 --3 2,(0-1)  O CHC C. Zambrano A. Wainwright -7% 63% Groundout: P-2B-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t5 1-0 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome A. Wainwright -4% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 9-1-2
b5 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Wainwright C. Zambrano 3% 63% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  STL S. Schumaker C. Zambrano -4% 59% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b5 0-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  R STL M. DeRosa C. Zambrano -18% 41% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Schumaker Scores
b5 1-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R STL A. Pujols C. Zambrano -14% 27% Double to LF (Ground Ball); DeRosa Scores
b5 2-1 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O STL M. Holliday C. Zambrano 3% 30% Strikeout Swinging
b5 2-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Ludwick C. Zambrano 3% 33% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 2-3-4
t6 1-2 0 --- 8,(3-2)  CHC B. Scales A. Wainwright 6% 39% Walk
t6 1-2 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHC D. Lee A. Wainwright -6% 34% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC A. Ramirez A. Wainwright 6% 40% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Scales to 2B
t6 1-2 1 12- 3,(1-1)  R CHC M. Hoffpauir A. Wainwright 16% 56% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Scales Scores; Ramirez to 2B
t6 2-2 1 12- 5,(2-2)  RO CHC G. Soto A. Wainwright 8% 64% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Ramirez Scores/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)/No RBI/unER
t6 3-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Fontenot A. Wainwright -3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Carlos Zambrano facing 6-7-8
b6 2-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Ankiel C. Zambrano -6% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 2-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO STL Y. Molina C. Zambrano 13% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
b6 2-3 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O STL B. Ryan C. Zambrano 2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Adam Wainwright facing 8-9-1
t7 3-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC A. Blanco A. Wainwright -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC C. Zambrano A. Wainwright -2% 66% Strikeout Swinging
t7 3-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC K. Fukudome A. Wainwright -1% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' John Grabow facing 9-1-2
John Grabow replaces Carlos Zambrano pitching and batting 9th
Khalil Greene pinch hits for Joe Thurston batting 9th
Joe Thurston pinch hits for Adam Wainwright (P) batting 9th
b7 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL K. Greene J. Grabow 5% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 2-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  STL S. Schumaker J. Grabow -5% 64% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b7 2-3 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. DeRosa J. Grabow 6% 70% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
Kevin Gregg replaces John Grabow pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-3 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O STL A. Pujols K. Gregg 5% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Blake Hawksworth facing 2-3-4
Blake Hawksworth replaces Khalil Greene (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O CHC B. Scales B. Hawksworth -2% 73% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t8 3-2 1 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC D. Lee B. Hawksworth 2% 75% Walk
t8 3-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHC A. Ramirez B. Hawksworth -3% 73% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
Trever Miller replaces Blake Hawksworth pitching and batting 9th
So Taguchi pinch hits for Micah Hoffpauir (RF) batting 5th
t8 3-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC S. Taguchi T. Miller 2% 74% Single to CF (Line Drive); Lee to 2B
Jason Motte replaces Trever Miller pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-2 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O CHC G. Soto J. Motte -4% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Kevin Gregg facing 4-5-6
So Taguchi moves from PH to LF
Sam Fuld replaces Bobby Scales (LF) playing CF batting 2nd
Kosuke Fukudome moves from CF to RF
b8 2-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL M. Holliday K. Gregg -10% 60% Walk
b8 2-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Ludwick K. Gregg -8% 53% Wild Pitch; Holliday to 2B
b8 2-3 0 -2- 7,(2-2)  O STL R. Ludwick K. Gregg 12% 64% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-3 1 -2- 5,(1-2)  O STL R. Ankiel K. Gregg 10% 74% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b8 2-3 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R STL Y. Molina K. Gregg -29% 45% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Holliday Scores
b8 3-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL B. Ryan K. Gregg -3% 42% Molina Steals 2B
b8 3-3 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL B. Ryan K. Gregg -1% 41% Walk
Colby Rasmus pinch hits for Jason Motte (P) batting 9th
b8 3-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O STL C. Rasmus K. Gregg 9% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Dennys Reyes facing 7-8-9
Dennys Reyes replaces Colby Rasmus (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ryan Theriot pinch hits for Mike Fontenot (2B) batting 7th
t9 3-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC R. Theriot D. Reyes -6% 44% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 3-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC A. Blanco D. Reyes -4% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jake Fox pinch hits for Kevin Gregg (P) batting 9th
t9 3-3 2 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC J. Fox D. Reyes 3% 43% Walk
t9 3-3 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  CHC K. Fukudome D. Reyes 5% 48% Walk; Fox to 2B
Aaron Miles pinch hits for Sam Fuld (CF) batting 2nd
t9 3-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC A. Miles D. Reyes -11% 37% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Sean Marshall facing 1-2-3
Sean Marshall replaces Aaron Miles (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Andres Blanco moves from SS to 2B
Ryan Theriot moves from PH to SS
Jake Fox moves from PH to LF
Kosuke Fukudome moves from RF to CF
So Taguchi moves from LF to RF
b9 3-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL S. Schumaker S. Marshall -7% 29% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
Aaron Heilman replaces Sean Marshall pitching and batting 2nd
b9 3-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. DeRosa A. Heilman 1% 30% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Schumaker to 2B
b9 3-3 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL A. Pujols A. Heilman -1% 29% Intentional Walk
Esmailin Caridad replaces Aaron Heilman pitching and batting 2nd
b9 3-3 1 12- 5,(1-2)  STL M. Holliday E. Caridad -13% 17% Hit By Pitch; Schumaker to 3B; Pujols to 2B
b9 3-3 1 123 2,(1-0)  OO STL R. Ludwick E. Caridad 33% 50% Double Play: Groundout: 2B-SS-1B/Interference by Runner
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 3-4-5
Mitchell Boggs replaces Ryan Ludwick (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Julio Lugo replaces Dennys Reyes (P) playing 2B batting 9th
Skip Schumaker moves from 2B to RF
t10 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  CHC D. Lee M. Boggs 8% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t10 3-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  OO CHC A. Ramirez M. Boggs -18% 40% Line Drive Double Play: SS (Weak SS); Lee out at 1B/SS-1B
t10 3-3 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC S. Taguchi M. Boggs 3% 43% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t10 3-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC G. Soto M. Boggs -6% 37% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Esmailin Caridad facing 6-7-8
b10 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Ankiel E. Caridad 6% 42% Strikeout Looking
b10 3-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL Y. Molina E. Caridad 4% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b10 3-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL B. Ryan E. Caridad 3% 50% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 11th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Cardinals' Mitchell Boggs facing 7-8-9
t11 3-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Theriot M. Boggs -6% 44% Strikeout Swinging
t11 3-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC A. Blanco M. Boggs 6% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t11 3-3 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR CHC J. Fox M. Boggs 42% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Blanco Scores
t11 5-3 1 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC K. Fukudome M. Boggs 1% 93% Walk
Koyie Hill pinch hits for Esmailin Caridad (P) batting 2nd
t11 5-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O CHC K. Hill M. Boggs -1% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t11 5-3 2 1-- 9,(3-2)  CHC D. Lee M. Boggs 1% 93% Walk; Hill to 2B
t11 5-3 2 12- 5,(3-1)  CHC A. Ramirez M. Boggs 1% 93% Walk; Hill to 3B; Lee to 2B
Brad Thompson replaces Mitchell Boggs pitching and batting 5th
t11 5-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  R CHC S. Taguchi B. Thompson 4% 97% Wild Pitch; Hill Scores; Lee to 3B; Ramirez to 2B
t11 6-3 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Taguchi B. Thompson -1% 96% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 11th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Carlos Marmol facing 9-1-2
Carlos Marmol replaces Geovany Soto (C) pitching and batting 6th
Koyie Hill moves from PH to C
b11 3-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL J. Lugo C. Marmol 2% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b11 3-6 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Schumaker C. Marmol 1% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b11 3-6 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. DeRosa C. Marmol 0% 100% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Cardinals 3.

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