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Sanchez sends Bucs to win
Pirates 10, Cubs 9
Freddy Sanchez connects on a two-run single in the 11th inning. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
 Sanchez's game-winning single
Jose Castillo registered four of Pittsburgh's 20 hits, while Jason Bay and Xavier Nady each added three, but it was Freddy Sanchez's two-run single in the 11th inning that lifted the Pirates to a series sweep of the Cubs.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 30, 2006
CHC
Chi Cubs (54-79)
Lost 6
Pittsburgh 10, Chi Cubs 9   PIT
Pittsburgh (53-81)
Won 3
August 30, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
3 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2   9 20 1
Pittsburgh
1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3   10 20 1
Standings thru 8/30/06  |  Gameday  |  Cubs Stats  |  Pirates Stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF5010001.283
  Ohman, P00000001.000
  d-Blanco, PH1000011.252
  Dempster, P1000012.000
Theriot, 2B6251000.333
Ramirez, 3B5120105.289
Nevin, 1B3111011.245
  Novoa, P0000000.200
  b-Bynum, PH0000000.257
  Wuertz, P0000000.000
  Pagan, CF1110100.279
Jones, RF6241001.285
Barrett, C5011006.312
Murton, LF5012113.290
Cedeno, SS5112015.240
Mateo, P1000010.000
  Aardsma, P0000000.000
  a-Zambrano, PH1000010.143
  Walrond, P0000000.000
  Mabry, 1B1011000.218
  c-Lee, PH-1B2120100.282
Totals4892094725 

a-Struck out for Aardsma in the 4th. b-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Novoa in the 7th. c-Singled for Mabry in the 8th. d-Struck out for Ohman in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (32, Santos), Cedeno (12, Santos), Theriot (5, Bayliss).
TB: Pierre; Theriot 6; Ramirez 3; Nevin; Pagan; Jones 4; Barrett; Murton; Cedeno 2; Mabry; Lee 2.
RBI: Nevin (64), Murton 2 (52), Cedeno 2 (33), Mabry (17), Jones (66), Theriot (5), Barrett (53).
2-out RBI: Murton 2; Cedeno; Mabry; Theriot.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cedeno; Ramirez 2; Nevin; Barrett; Dempster 2.
S: Bynum; Barrett.
SF: Cedeno.
GIDP: Cedeno.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Theriot (7, 2nd base off Santos/Doumit), Lee (6, 2nd base off McLeary/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Cedeno (22, throw).
Outfield assists: Pierre (Bautista at 3rd base).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF5211108.213
Bautista, 3B6021123.255
Sanchez, SS6124121.347
Bay, LF6030023.291
Burnitz, RF3111021.236
  b-Paulino, PH1000001.315
  Davis, RF1000001.143
Nady, 1B6130001.291
Doumit, C4100113.200
Castillo, 2B6242012.276
Santos, P2121000.167
  Marte, P0000000.000
  Bayliss, P0000000.000
  a-Randa, PH1000002.265
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  Torres, P0000000.250
  c-Wilson, PH1010000.274
  McLeary, P0000000.000
  d-Cota, PH1110000.198
Totals4910201041026 

a-Popped out for Bayliss in the 7th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Burnitz in the 8th. c-Singled for Torres in the 9th. d-Singled for McLeary in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Santos (1, Mateo), Castillo (23, Walrond).
TB: Duffy; Bautista 2; Sanchez 2; Bay 3; Burnitz; Nady 3; Castillo 5; Santos 3; Wilson; Cota.
RBI: Bautista (39), Sanchez 4 (73), Burnitz (49), Duffy (12), Castillo 2 (63), Santos (1).
2-out RBI: Sanchez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Doumit; Bay; Bautista; Duffy 2; Davis.
S: Santos.
SF: Burnitz; Duffy.
Team LOB: 15.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bay (9, 2nd base off Dempster/Barrett), Nady (3, 2nd base off Wuertz/Barrett).

FIELDING
E: Sanchez (9, throw).
DP: 3 (Castillo-Nady, Bautista-Nady, Castillo-Sanchez-Nady).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mateo 2.04331204.15
Aardsma 1.03110105.15
Walrond 1.243321016.62
Novoa 1.10000404.57
Wuertz 1.22000002.67
Ohman 1.12000004.42
Dempster (L, 1-7)1.25331204.45
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santos 5.29530405.54
Marte (H, 12)0.11000004.10
Bayliss (H, 1)1.01111006.00
Grabow (BS, 2)0.23110103.92
Torres 1.11002003.69
McLeary (W, 1-0)2.05221206.75

Mateo pitched to 3 batters in the 3rd.

WP: Mateo.
IBB: Murton (by Torres), Lee (by McLeary).
HBP: Doumit (by Wuertz).
Pitches-strikes: Mateo 53-34, Aardsma 20-15, Walrond 40-23, Novoa 21-15, Wuertz 36-24, Ohman 22-14, Dempster 41-26, Santos 89-60, Marte 8-5, Bayliss 19-11, Grabow 16-10, Torres 19-9, McLeary 42-28.
Ground outs-fly outs: Mateo 3-1, Aardsma 0-1, Walrond 1-4, Novoa 0-0, Wuertz 2-3, Ohman 1-3, Dempster 1-2, Santos 4-9, Marte 1-0, Bayliss 2-1, Grabow 1-0, Torres 3-1, McLeary 1-3.
Batters faced: Mateo 11, Aardsma 5, Walrond 12, Novoa 4, Wuertz 8, Ohman 6, Dempster 11, Santos 26, Marte 2, Bayliss 5, Grabow 5, Torres 6, McLeary 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Aardsma 3-3, Novoa 2-0, Ohman 1-0, Marte 1-1, Torres 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Hunter Wendelstedt.
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from LF.
T: 4:14.
Att: 12,730.

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