THESHOW
CINCINNATI REDS AT CHICAGO (N) CUBS
08/27/2026
 
THESHOW
CINCINNATI REDS AT CHICAGO (N) CUBS
GAME ID: 2492 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 27TH, 2026 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati Reds (83-44) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Chicago (N) Cubs (50-77) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 1 3 0
Cubs Nip Reds, 1-0
Wrigley Field was the site of a exceptional pitchers' duel.

Chicago (N) Cubs starter Kent Emanuel turned in a top-notch performance against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field. The result was a win for the Cubs, 1-0. The winning pitcher was Emanuel, now 3-3. He tossed 7.1 innings of 5-hit ball, while walking 0 and fanning 4. Mark Montgomery was credited with the save. He has now successfully converted 27 of 31 save opportunities.

The Cubs got a big at-bat from first baseman Mike Standifer. For the game, Standifer went 1 for 3 with a home run. In the bottom of the sixth, with the bases empty, he stroked a solo home run. His 20th home run of the season gave Chicago (N) a 1-0 lead.

"I tell our guys all the time, 'Every pitch is the right pitch if you put it in the right place, you believe in it and have conviction,'" Chicago (N) manager Terry Kift said.

The Cubs raised their record to 50-77.
CINCINNATI BATTING LINESCORE CHICAGO (N) BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Fareleiro 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .277 2 41
D. Green RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .285 10 34
M. Smith SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .345 27 112
O. Ghezzi LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 3 .283 33 77
C. Hughes 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .216 22 55
C. Diaz 1B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .240 10 49
V. Roldán CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .247 16 59
S. Henry C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .163 8 20
   b-A. Ramos PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .223 1 6
B. Battle P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 0 0
   B. Welburn P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 0 0
   a-C. Muller PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .330 0 6
   R. McNiel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 0
Totals 33 0 7 0 1 8 19      
a - C. Muller pinch hit for B. Welburn in the 8th
b - A. Ramos pinch hit for S. Henry in the 9th

BATTING
Total Bases: O. Ghezzi 2 , C. Diaz 2 , D. Green 2 , J. Fareleiro
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: O. Ghezzi , B. Welburn , S. Henry
Sac Bunt: V. Roldán
Team LOB: 8
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Carlisle SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .333 21 67
M. Standifer 1B 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 .191 20 50
A. Meadows CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .184 6 23
B. Posey C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .276 9 24
A. Russell 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236 16 55
R. Devers 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .241 11 32
C. Yelich LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .251 10 39
A. Aguilar RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245 3 17
K. Emanuel P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0
   S. Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-J. Ellis PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .237 4 15
   M. Montgomery P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 27 1 3 1 0 6 7      
a - J. Ellis pinch hit for S. Hall in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: R. Devers (8, 5th Inning off B. Welburn, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: M. Standifer (20, 6th Inning off B. Welburn, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: M. Standifer 4 , R. Devers 2 , J. Carlisle
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: B. Posey , K. Emanuel , A. Russell
Hit by Pitch: B. Posey
Team LOB: 3

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Carlisle (61)
CINCINNATI PITCHING LINESCORE CHICAGO (N) PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
B. Battle 3.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 46 27 3.76   
B. Welburn L (0-1) 3.2 2 1 1 0 3 1 56 36 5.28   
R. McNiel 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 7 2.71   
PITCHING
Game Score: B. Battle 58
Batters Faced: B. Battle 11, B. Welburn 14, R. McNiel 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: B. Battle 4-4, B. Welburn 3-5, R. McNiel 2-0
Pitches - Strikes: B. Battle 46-27, B. Welburn 56-36, R. McNiel 9-7
WP: B. Welburn
Hit Batsmen: B. Welburn
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
K. Emanuel W (3-3) 7.1 5 0 0 0 4 0 81 60 2.70   
S. Hall H (13) 0.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 14 8 3.71   
M. Montgomery SV (27) 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 21 14 2.30   
PITCHING
Game Score: K. Emanuel 72
Batters Faced: K. Emanuel 27, S. Hall 4, M. Montgomery 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: K. Emanuel 9-9, S. Hall 1-0, M. Montgomery 0-0
Pitches - Strikes: K. Emanuel 81-60, S. Hall 14-8, M. Montgomery 21-14
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Kent Emanuel
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Weather: Rain (63 degrees), wind blowing right to left at 10 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM EST
Time: 2:49
Attendance: 25310
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