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Mack daddy lifts Bucs to sweep
The Cubs' bullpen has had better days. In fact, it's hard to imagine them having a worse day after blowing both games of a doubleheader on walk-off homers. Francis Beltran threw just one pitch and took the loss, his first on the season.
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Craig Wilson (center) celebrates with Jack Wilson (right) and coach Alvaro Espinoza (left) after hitting the game-winning home run. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
It was a magical day for Rob Mackowiak. On the day his first child was born, he won Game 1 with a walk-off grand slam and then tied Game 2 with a 2-run shot in the ninth. Craig Wilson finished off the sweep with a solo shot in the 10th.
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Chi Cubs (25-22)
Lost 4
Pittsburgh 5, Chi Cubs 4  
Pittsburgh (22-22)
Won 2
May 28, 2004
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Chicago
0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0   4 11 1
Pittsburgh
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1   5 9 0
Standings through 5/28/04  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Pirates Stats
Chi. CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Macias, 2B5022011.300
Barrett, C2010301.304
Ramirez, 3B5010017.292
Lee, 1B4100115.255
Dubois, RF3000023.143
a-Hollandsworth, PH-RF2010000.333
Patterson, CF4112110.257
Kelton, LF3110010.200
b-Alou, PH-LF2000002.315
Martinez, SS3130100.232
Rusch, P2000012.111
Farnsworth, P0000000.000
c-Walker, PH1010000.282
Hawkins, P0000000.000
Beltran, P0000000.000
Totals3641146821 

a-Doubled for Dubois in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Kelton in the 8th. c-Singled for Farnsworth in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kelton (1, Perez), Martinez (6, Perez), Hollandsworth (2, Meadows).
HR: Patterson (6, 4th inning off Perez, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Macias 2; Barrett; Ramirez; Hollandsworth 2; Patterson 4; Kelton 2; Martinez 4; Walker.
RBI: Macias 2 (7), Patterson 2 (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ramirez, Dubois, Rusch.
S: Rusch.
GIDP: Ramirez 2, Alou, Lee.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Martinez (3, throw).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4010100.311
Wilson, J, SS5020000.357
Bay, LF5000015.288
Wilson, C, RF5221010.337
Ward, 1B4011001.361
Mateo, CF3121001.222
Meadows, P0000000.000
a-Simon, PH1000001.216
Torres, P0000000.000
Gonzalez, P0000000.000
Stynes, 3B3000001.206
b-Hill, PH-3B-2B1000001.300
Castillo, 2B3000020.272
c-Redman, PH-CF0100100.238
Perez, P2000000.188
Mackowiak, CF-3B1112100.277
Totals375953410 

a-Flied out for Meadows in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Stynes in the 8th. c-Walked for Castillo in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson, C (14, Rusch).
HR: Mateo (1, 2nd inning off Rusch, 0 on, 2 out), Mackowiak (10, 9th inning off Hawkins, 1 on, 0 out), Wilson, C (11, 10th inning off Beltran, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kendall; Wilson, J 2; Wilson, C 6; Ward; Mateo 5; Mackowiak 4.
RBI: Mateo (1), Ward (18), Mackowiak 2 (26), Wilson, C (31).
2-out RBI: Mateo, Ward.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay 3.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Wilson, J-Castillo-Ward 2, Stynes-Castillo-Ward, Stynes-Ward).

 
Chi. CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rusch 6.26222413.42
Farnsworth (H, 6)1.11000003.74
Hawkins (BS, 2)1.01221011.69
Beltran (L, 1-1)0.01110013.86
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 6.17334713.12
Meadows 1.21001001.86
Torres 1.03111003.21
Gonzalez (W, 2-0)1.00000100.00

Beltran pitched to 1 batter in the 10th.

IBB: Patterson (by Meadows).
Pitches-strikes: Rusch 108-67, Farnsworth 21-14, Hawkins 14-8, Beltran 1-1, Perez 90-62, Meadows 20-8, Torres 19-10, Gonzalez 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rusch 6-10, Farnsworth 1-3, Hawkins 2-1, Beltran 0-0, Perez 9-3, Meadows 5-0, Torres 2-1, Gonzalez 2-0.
Batters faced: Rusch 28, Farnsworth 6, Hawkins 5, Beltran 1, Perez 29, Meadows 5, Torres 6, Gonzalez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Farnsworth 2-0, Meadows 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Darren Spagnardi. 3B: Jack Samuels.
Weather: 62 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, Varies.
T: 2:41.
Att: 24,657.

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