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Bucs batters rain on Cubs
Pirates 11, Cubs 6
Freddy Sanchez, who had three hits, scores ahead of Michael Barrett's tag. (John Heller/AP)
 Bay's two-run homer
 Paulino's two-run single
Six Pirates had at least two of the club's 19 hits -- with Freddy Sanchez, Ronny Paulino and Chris Duffy notching three -- while Jason Bay homered and drove in three to lead the Bucs' rainy romp. Ian Snell cruised early, hit a snag in the sixth, but came away with his 12th win.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 28, 2006
CHC
Chi Cubs (54-77)
Lost 4
Pittsburgh 11, Chi Cubs 6   PIT
Pittsburgh (51-81)
Won 1
August 28, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
1 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0   6 6 0
Pittsburgh
2 3 0 3 1 0 0 2 X   11 19 1
Standings thru 8/28/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Pirates Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4232000.287
Bynum, 2B3000102.263
Ramirez, 3B4110001.283
Jones, RF2100210.280
  Dempster, P0000000.000
Lee, 1B4112001.260
Barrett, C4012010.313
Pagan, LF3000011.274
  Ohman, P00000001.000
  Mabry, RF1000010.214
Theriot, SS2100101.286
  a-Nevin, PH1000010.245
Guzman, P1000010.111
  Rusch, P1000000.214
  Murton, LF2000001.289
Totals32666467 

a-Struck out for Theriot in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (31, Snell), Barrett (24, Snell).
HR: Pierre (2, 1st inning off Snell, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pierre 6; Ramirez 2; Lee; Barrett 2.
RBI: Pierre 2 (30), Lee 2 (16), Barrett 2 (51).
2-out RBI: Lee 2; Barrett 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pagan; Ramirez.
GIDP: Theriot.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Theriot (6, 2nd base off Marte/Paulino).
CS: Bynum (4, 2nd base by Snell/Paulino).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Ramirez-Bynum-Lee, Theriot-Bynum-Lee).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF5332010.212
Bautista, 3B-RF5122102.257
Sanchez, SS5231011.349
Bay, LF2113312.291
Nady, RF-1B5010024.283
Paulino, C4132110.318
Doumit, 1B4020014.209
  Randa, 3B1110000.269
Castillo, 2B5220035.272
Snell, P3000027.068
  Marte, P1000000.000
  Capps, P0000000.000
  a-Burnitz, PH1011000.233
  Torres, P0000000.250
Totals4111191151225 

a-Singled for Capps in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Duffy (9, Rusch), Nady (22, Rusch).
HR: Bay (29, 1st inning off Guzman, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Duffy 4; Bautista 2; Sanchez 3; Bay 4; Nady 2; Paulino 3; Doumit 2; Randa; Castillo 2; Burnitz.
RBI: Bay 3 (93), Duffy 2 (10), Bautista 2 (37), Sanchez (68), Paulino 2 (43), Burnitz (47).
2-out RBI: Bay 2; Duffy; Bautista; Sanchez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Snell 3; Doumit 2.
GIDP: Sanchez; Bautista.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Duffy (14, 2nd base off Guzman/Barrett).

FIELDING
E: Bautista (7, fielding).
DP: (Sanchez-Castillo-Doumit).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Guzman (L, 0-4)3.010882517.20
Rusch 2.05112207.69
Ohman 2.00001404.53
Dempster 1.04220104.01
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Snell (W, 12-8)5.25553414.70
Marte 1.01111003.97
Capps (H, 9)1.10000003.54
Torres 1.00000203.84

Guzman pitched to 4 batters in the 4th.

Balk: Marte.
HBP: Duffy (by Guzman).
Pitches-strikes: Guzman 93-57, Rusch 55-34, Ohman 31-19, Dempster 23-15, Snell 103-60, Marte 27-14, Capps 14-9, Torres 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Guzman 1-3, Rusch 2-2, Ohman 1-1, Dempster 2-0, Snell 5-7, Marte 1-2, Capps 1-3, Torres 0-1.
Batters faced: Guzman 22, Rusch 12, Ohman 7, Dempster 6, Snell 24, Marte 5, Capps 4, Torres 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rusch 3-2, Marte 1-0, Capps 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Larry Poncino.
Weather: 73 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 4 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 12,666.

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