THESHOW
CINCINNATI REDS AT CHICAGO (N) CUBS
08/08/2024
 
THESHOW
CINCINNATI REDS AT CHICAGO (N) CUBS
GAME ID: 2178 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 8TH, 2024 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati Reds (63-44) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Chicago (N) Cubs (62-45) 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 5 12 0
Cubs Bump Off Reds, 5-1
The Chicago (N) Cubs picked up a win at Wrigley Field, knocking off the Cincinnati Reds, 5-1. Starting pitcher Michael Matuella was an essential part of his team's success. Chicago (N) is now 62-45, Cincinnati 63-44.

Anthony Rizzo delivered a big hit for the Cubs. The veteran first baseman belted a 3-run home run in the bottom of the seventh. The longball put Chicago (N) on top, 5-1. Overall, Rizzo was 1 for 1 with a home run, while adding 3 RBI and scoring once.

"It was just a matter of executing," said Chicago (N) manager .
CINCINNATI BATTING LINESCORES CHICAGO (N) BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
F. Baleia 2B 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .153 0 8
J. Donaldson 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .216 10 45
M. Smith SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .280 21 64
C. Diaz 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279 22 74
C. Hughes RF 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 .244 15 38
O. Ghezzi LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .281 20 52
   A. Wible P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   B. Welburn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-C. Taladay PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .215 16 44
T. Ross C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 1 4
V. Roldán CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254 7 32
J. Smith P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .182 1 4
   a-R. Hunter LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .198 5 26
Totals 28 1 5 1 5 7 8      
a - R. Hunter substituted for J. Smith in the 7th
b - C. Taladay pinch hit for B. Welburn in the 9th

BATTING
Total Bases: C. Hughes , M. Smith 2 , F. Baleia , O. Ghezzi
2-out RBI: C. Hughes
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: T. Ross
GIDP: C. Taladay
Team LOB: 5

BASERUNNING
SB: M. Smith (16)
CS: F. Baleia (3)

FIELDING
Errors: F. Baleia (4)
Double Plays: 1 (Smith-Baleia-Diaz)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Carlisle SS 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 .313 7 42
M. White 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .235 0 5
P. Cooper RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .293 14 55
M. Standifer 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .170 2 12
   a-A. Rizzo PH, 1B 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .289 17 69
C. Yelich LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .291 6 50
M. Machado 3B 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .260 6 36
R. McGuire C 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .278 5 44
J. Valdés CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .220 0 5
M. Matuella P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .111 0 1
   b-J. Gallardo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .208 3 17
   S. Elbert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   P. Pittman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 33 5 12 5 4 4 20      
a - A. Rizzo pinch hit for M. Standifer in the 7th
b - J. Gallardo pinch hit for M. Matuella in the 7th

BATTING
Home Runs: A. Rizzo (17, 7th Inning off A. Wible, 2 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: J. Valdés , M. Machado 2 , M. White , R. McGuire 2 , P. Cooper , J. Carlisle 3 , C. Yelich , A. Rizzo 4
2-out RBI: J. Carlisle
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: M. White , J. Carlisle , J. Gallardo
GIDP: M. Standifer
Sac Bunt: M. Matuella , M. White
Team LOB: 9

BASERUNNING
CS: P. Cooper (6)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Yelich-White, White-Carlisle-Rizzo)
CINCINNATI PITCHING LINESCORES CHICAGO (N) PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
J. Smith L (12-3) 6.0 10 3 1 1 4 0 97 62 2.28
A. Wible 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 1 9 3 4.84
B. Welburn 1.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 33 17 4.75
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Smith 47
Batters Faced: J. Smith 28, A. Wible 3, B. Welburn 8
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Smith 7-5, A. Wible 1-0, B. Welburn 3-2
Pitches - Strikes: J. Smith 97-62, A. Wible 9-3, B. Welburn 33-17
Inherited Runners - Scored: A. Wible 1-1
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
M. Matuella W (7-4) 7.0 4 1 1 2 5 0 105 62 4.00
S. Elbert 0.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 23 10 2.51
P. Pittman SV (1) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 11 5 3.13
PITCHING
Game Score: M. Matuella 68
Batters Faced: M. Matuella 25, S. Elbert 4, P. Pittman 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: M. Matuella 6-8, S. Elbert 0-0, P. Pittman 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: M. Matuella 105-62, S. Elbert 23-10, P. Pittman 11-5
Inherited Runners - Scored: P. Pittman 2-0
WP: S. Elbert
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Michael Matuella
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Weather: Clear skies (73 degrees), wind blowing in from center at 11 mph
Start Time: 7:10 pm EST
Time: 2:47
Attendance: 40562
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