Post-Game Player Reports
Game 2 Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Pirates 3 @ Cubs 0
Russell Martin| 0-3, 9 #P’s
Russell Martin was 0-3 at the plate and is 0-7 on the season
Gaby Sanchez, 1B | 0-4, 1 RBI, 1 SO, 19 #P’s
Sanchez had an RBI in the 4th off a Starling Castro error scoring Andrew McCutchen. Sanchez is still looking for his first hit of the season.
Neil Walker, 2B | 1-2, 2 BB, 15 #P’s
Walker was 1-2 with 2 walks
Clint Barmes, SS | 1-3, 2B, 1 R, 16 #P’s
Barmes had a double in the 7th then scored on Starling Marte’s RBI single.
Pedro Alvarez, 3B | 1-4, 1 SO, 15 #P’s
Has hits in back to back games after a 1-4 night.
Starling Marte, LF | 1-4, 1 RBI, 1 SO, 22 #P’s
Marte had an RBI single in the 7th and he was patient at the plate seeing 22 pitches. Marte had one at-bat of 7 pitches and another of 6 pitches.
Andrew McCutchen, CF| 1-3, 2B, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 SO, 22 #P’s
McCutchen doubled to deep left in the 4th, scoring Gaby Sanchez. The Pirates center fielder has extra base hits in back to back games and swiped second base in the sixth for his second stolen base of the season, 100th of career.
Garrett Jones, RF | 1-4, 1 R, 2 SO, 14 #P’s
Jones picked up his first hit of the season with a leadoff single in the bottom of the 4th
Wandy Rodriguez| 1-0, 6.2 IP, 2 Hits, 0 runs, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO, 103-68 PC-ST |
Rodriguez was tremendous surrendering 2 hits, no runs and striking out six and walking one in the win. Rodriguez had 11 flyouts and he was very crafty out there and got out of trouble situations like the seventh inning. A very strong outing for him .
Tony Watson| 1.1 IP, 0 Hits, 0 runs, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO, 16-11 PC-ST |
Watson came in relief of Rodriguez with the bases loaded in the seventh with two hits. Watson threw three straight balls to Alberto Gonzalez but battled and got Gonzalez to fly out to center to end the inning. Watson pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning.
Jason Grilli | 1.0 IP, 0 Hits, 0 runs, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO, 9-7 PC-ST |
Jason Grilli is one for one in the closers role with a 1-2-3 9th inning. Grilli got Anthony Rizzo to groundout to second and struckout Alfonso Soriano and Nate Schierholtz to end the game.