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Saturday, September 8, 2012:
Cubs 4, Pirates 3
DeJesus, RF4021110.264
Valbuena, 3B3001113.223
Rizzo, 1B4010011.298
Soriano, A, LF5111024.260
Mather, LF0000000.200
Castro, S, SS3010102.281
Castillo, C4120002.277
Barney, 2B4010003.255
Samardzija, P3000003.100
Campana, CF3220102.263
Holt, 2B4110011.375
Marte, S, LF3000020.240
McCutchen, CF3100030.341
Jones, G, 1B3000100.287
Alvarez, P, 3B4022000.248
Presley, RF4000023.234
Barmes, SS3000013.220
b-Sanchez, G, PH1000000.222
Barajas, C3000001.196
1-Harrison, J, PR0100000.238
McKenry, C0000000.260
McDonald, Ja, P2000000.146
Watson, P0000000.000
Hughes, J, P0000000.000
a-Clement, PH1011000.100
Grilli, P0000000.000
Resop, P0000000.000
a-Singled for Hughes, J in the 7th. b-Lined out for Barmes in the 9th.
1-Ran for Barajas in the 7th.
2B: Castillo (9, McDonald, Ja), Campana (6, McDonald, Ja).
HR: Soriano, A (27, 2nd inning off McDonald, Ja, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Castillo 3; DeJesus 2; Rizzo; Barney; Soriano, A 4; Campana 3; Castro, S.
RBI: Soriano, A (92), Valbuena (25), DeJesus (45).
2-out RBI: DeJesus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Samardzija 2; Campana 2; Castro, S 2; Valbuena 2.
SAC: Samardzija.
SF: Valbuena.
GIDP: Valbuena.
Team RISP: 1-for-12.
Team LOB: 10.

SB: Castro, S (23, 2nd base off McDonald, Ja/Barajas), Campana (27, 3rd base off McDonald, Ja/Barajas), Rizzo (3, 2nd base off Hughes, J/Barajas), DeJesus (7, 2nd base off Grilli/McKenry).
CS: Castro, S (13, 2nd base by Resop/McKenry).

E: Castro, S (23, throw).

2B: Alvarez, P (23, Samardzija).
TB: Alvarez, P 3; Clement; Holt.
RBI: Alvarez, P 2 (73), Clement (1).
2-out RBI: Clement.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barmes.
SAC: Marte, S.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 4.

DP: (Barmes-Jones, G).

Samardzija(W, 9-13)9.04321903.81
McDonald, Ja5.27332213.93
Hughes, J0.20000102.62
Grilli(L, 1-5)1.02111102.60
HBP: Rizzo (by McDonald, Ja), Castro, S (by Resop), McCutchen (by Samardzija).
Pitches-strikes: Samardzija 120-81, McDonald, Ja 90-56, Watson 13-7, Hughes, J 9-5, Grilli 22-13, Resop 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Samardzija 10-6, McDonald, Ja 7-4, Watson 1-0, Hughes, J 1-0, Grilli 2-0, Resop 2-0.
Batters faced: Samardzija 34, McDonald, Ja 26, Watson 4, Hughes, J 2, Grilli 6, Resop 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Watson 2-0, Hughes, J 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Jordan Baker. 2B: Gary Darling. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 35,661.
Venue: PNC Park.
September 8, 2012
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media