THESHOW
CHICAGO (N) CUBS AT ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
09/22/2026
 
THESHOW
CHICAGO (N) CUBS AT ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
GAME ID: 2839 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2026 - GAME LOG
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Chicago (N) Cubs (62-89) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 4 8 0
Arizona Diamondbacks (83-69) 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 5 7 0
Diamondbacks Sneak Past Cubs, 5-4
Arizona Diamondbacks starter Michael Matuella was in fine form against the Chicago (N) Cubs at Chase Field, leading his team to a 5-4 win. The win was credited to Phil Riley in relief. His record improves to 5-2. Mark Montgomery took the loss. The third-place Diamondbacks lifted their record to 83-69.

Mike Reese contributed to the Arizona win with a run-scoring single in the bottom of the tenth. For the game, the first baseman had 2 hits in 4 at-bats with 1 home run, 1 single, 1 run scored, and 3 RBI.

"I'll probably toss and turn tonight," Chicago (N) manager Terry Kift said following the tough loss.
CHICAGO (N) BATTING LINESCORE ARIZONA BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Carlisle SS 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 .326 22 74
C. Yelich LF 4 1 2 0 1 2 0 .250 12 45
P. Cooper RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .292 27 87
A. Caligas C 4 2 1 2 1 1 2 .305 13 55
M. Standifer 1B 4 0 0 0 1 3 1 .194 27 68
   M. Montgomery P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
R. Devers 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .240 14 43
   D. Casey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   M. Hart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-B. Posey PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .271 10 29
   S. Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   d-J. Ellis 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 4 15
A. Russell 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .228 19 64
A. Aguilar CF 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 .233 3 21
   c-A. Meadows PH, CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 7 32
K. Emanuel P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .100 0 0
   a-G. Bailey 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .180 0 2
Totals 37 4 8 4 4 15 12      
a - G. Bailey substituted for K. Emanuel in the 6th
b - B. Posey pinch hit for M. Hart in the 8th
c - A. Meadows pinch hit for A. Aguilar in the 9th
d - J. Ellis substituted for S. Hall in the 10th

BATTING
Home Runs: A. Caligas (13, 6th Inning off M. Matuella, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: K. Emanuel , A. Caligas 4 , A. Aguilar 2 , C. Yelich 2 , P. Cooper , B. Posey
2-out RBI: B. Posey
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: K. Emanuel , A. Russell
GIDP: G. Bailey
Team LOB: 7
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
T. McCray CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .326 0 7
K. Wong 2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .283 10 62
J. George SS 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .285 18 72
B. Joseph RF 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 .291 37 110
E. Campbell LF 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .258 37 103
M. Reese 1B 4 1 2 3 1 0 0 .279 8 22
J. Elmore 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .224 7 40
   P. Riley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
T. Ross C 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .213 2 16
M. Matuella P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .115 0 4
   J. Pineda P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-S. MacGruder PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .193 3 11
   E. Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 0 2
   O. Villegas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-F. Baleia 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .229 1 13
Totals 36 5 7 5 5 9 16      
a - S. MacGruder pinch hit for J. Pineda in the 7th
b - F. Baleia substituted for O. Villegas in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Elmore (32, 3rd Inning off K. Emanuel, 0 on, 0 outs) J. George (45, 4th Inning off K. Emanuel, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: M. Reese (8, 6th Inning off D. Casey, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: B. Joseph , J. Elmore 2 , J. George 3 , T. Ross , M. Reese 5
2-out RBI: T. Ross , M. Reese
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: B. Joseph , M. Matuella , K. Wong
Hit by Pitch: B. Joseph
Team LOB: 5

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Elmore-Wong-Reese)
CHICAGO (N) PITCHING LINESCORE ARIZONA PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
K. Emanuel 5.0 3 2 2 3 2 0 79 49 2.61   
D. Casey 0.1 2 2 2 0 1 1 10 7 4.28   
M. Hart 1.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 31 17 1.86   
S. Hall 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 30 19 3.67   
M. Montgomery L (4-6) 0.2 2 1 1 0 2 0 19 11 3.36   
PITCHING
Game Score: K. Emanuel 52
Batters Faced: K. Emanuel 21, D. Casey 3, M. Hart 7, S. Hall 6, M. Montgomery 5
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: K. Emanuel 6-7, D. Casey 0-0, M. Hart 1-3, S. Hall 2-1, M. Montgomery 0-0
Pitches - Strikes: K. Emanuel 79-49, D. Casey 10-7, M. Hart 31-17, S. Hall 30-19, M. Montgomery 19-11
Hit Batsmen: M. Montgomery
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
M. Matuella 6.0 4 2 2 2 7 1 101 64 3.04   
J. Pineda H (10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 16 9 3.62   
E. Miller H (11) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 6 5.26   
O. Villegas BS (7) 0.1 2 2 2 2 1 0 20 10 4.46   
P. Riley W (5-2) 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 29 18 1.43   
PITCHING
Game Score: M. Matuella 61
Batters Faced: M. Matuella 24, J. Pineda 3, E. Miller 2, O. Villegas 5, P. Riley 7
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: M. Matuella 5-6, J. Pineda 1-0, E. Miller 0-0, O. Villegas 0-0, P. Riley 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: M. Matuella 101-64, J. Pineda 16-9, E. Miller 7-6, O. Villegas 20-10, P. Riley 29-18
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Michael Matuella
Ballpark: Chase Field
Weather: Partly Cloudy (92 degrees), wind blowing out to left at 6 mph
Start Time: 6:40 PM EST
Time: 3:54
Attendance: 33130
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