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Early letdown
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Pirates 4, Cubs 0
Geovany Soto reacts after being hit by a pitch in the second. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Chicago started off its Wednesday doubleheader on a sour note, as Ted Lilly gave up four runs in the first inning and though he recovered, the bats couldn't get anything going at the plate, as the Cubs managed just four hits in Game 1.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (60-97)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 4, Chi Cubs 0   CHC
Chi Cubs (82-75)
Lost 1
September 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 6 0
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 1
Standings thru 9/30/09  |  Recap: PIT | CHC  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Cubs stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, A, CF 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .281
LaRoche, An, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
Jones, G, RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .301
Milledge, LF 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .278
Pearce, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 3 .204
Jaramillo, C 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .257
Bixler, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .227
Cruz, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .212
Morton, P 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .129
Totals 33 4 6 4 3 11 11  

BATTING
2B: Jaramillo (14, Lilly), Milledge (11, Lilly), Jones, G (21, Stevens).
TB: Jones, G 2; Milledge 3; Pearce; Jaramillo 2; Bixler.
RBI: Pearce (16), Jaramillo 2 (26), Bixler (3).
2-out RBI: Jaramillo 2; Bixler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz; Bixler; Jaramillo.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bixler (1, 2nd base off Lilly/Soto).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Bixler-Cruz-Pearce, Jaramillo-Cruz).

 
Chi Cubs AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Theriot, SS 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .289
Fukudome, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .260
Baker, Je, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .288
Hoffpauir, M, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .240
Fox, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .271
Scales, RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .246
Soto, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .215
Blanco, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .252
Lilly, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .088
  Stevens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Fuld, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
  Heilman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 0 4 0 3 8 12  

a-Lined out for Stevens in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Theriot 3; Fukudome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blanco, A; Baker, Je; Soto.
GIDP: Scales.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Theriot (10, 2nd base by Morton/Jaramillo).

FIELDING
E: Fox (7, throw).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Morton (W, 5-9) 9.0 4 0 0 3 8 0 4.55
 
Chi Cubs IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lilly (L, 12-9) 7.0 5 4 4 2 8 0 3.10
Stevens 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 6.94
Heilman 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.97

WP: Lilly.
HBP: Soto (by Morton), Scales (by Morton).
Pitches-strikes: Morton 119-76, Lilly 115-77, Stevens 25-14, Heilman 13-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Morton 6-5, Lilly 4-6, Stevens 1-0, Heilman 2-0.
Batters faced: Morton 34, Lilly 28, Stevens 5, Heilman 3.
Umpires: HP: James Hoye. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 53 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 4 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:28.
Att: 34,362.
September 30, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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