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Pirates 5, Cubs 4
Starter Phil Dumatrait allowed one run and five hits in 5 2/3 innings. (John Heller/AP)
After dropping nine of their previous 10 meetings with the Cubs, the Pirates didn't mind playing a few extra innings to notch their second win, which came on Jason Bay's fourth hit -- a walk-off single in the 14th inning.
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Series at a glance:
CHC
Chi Cubs (29-20)
Lost 1
Pittsburgh 5, Chi Cubs 4   PIT
Pittsburgh (23-26)
Won 1
May 24, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   R   H   E 
Chi Cubs
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 11 1
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   5 13 0
Standings thru 5/24/08  |  Recap: CHC | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Cubs stats  |  Pirates stats
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF7010012.278
Theriot, SS6110101.315
Lee, 1B5220101.299
  Wuertz, P1000010.000
Ramirez, 3B6112023.292
Soto, C5021121.309
Fukudome, RF4021201.310
DeRosa, 2B3010014.312
  Howry, P0000000.000
  b-Hoffpauir, PH1000011.375
  Marmol, P0000000.000
  Wood, P0000000.000
  c-Edmonds, PH1000000.170
  Lieber, P0000000.000
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  Blanco, 1B1000002.296
Johnson, CF5000114.259
Marquis, P1000100.167
  Fontenot, 2B0000000.254
  a-Cedeno, PH-2B4010004.325
Totals5041147924 

a-Flied out for Fontenot in the 7th. b-Struck out for Howry in the 8th. c-Flied out for Wood in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Lee (14, Dumatrait), Soto (16, Dumatrait), Ramirez (13, Yates), Soriano (9, Capps).
TB: Soriano 2; Theriot; Lee 3; Ramirez 2; Soto 3; Fukudome 2; DeRosa; Cedeno.
RBI: Soto (35), Ramirez 2 (33), Fukudome (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson; DeRosa 3; Cedeno 2.
GIDP: Theriot.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
CS: Theriot (8, 2nd base by Grabow/Paulino).
PO: Soriano (2nd base by Chavez, R).

FIELDING
E: Theriot (4, throw).
DP: 3 (Theriot-DeRosa-Lee, DeRosa-Theriot-Lee, Ramirez-Fontenot-Lee).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sanchez, F, 2B6110011.250
Rivas, L, SS-3B-SS6011002.208
McLouth, CF4110302.316
Bay, LF6243102.287
LaRoche, 1B6020023.224
Michaels, RF5021123.232
Bautista, 3B3000115.212
  Capps, P1000010.000
  Grabow, P1000000.000
Chavez, R, C3000002.222
  b-Mientkiewicz, PH-3B2100010.207
Dumatrait, P2000020.000
  Osoria, P0000000.500
  Marte, P0000000.000
  a-Gomez, PH1010000.325
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Bixler, SS0000000.175
  c-Nady, PH1010000.320
  Paulino, C2000010.207
Totals49513561120 

a-Singled for Marte in the 7th. b-Hit by pitch for Chavez, R in the 9th. c-Singled for Bixler in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Bay (12, 4th inning off Marquis, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Sanchez, F; Rivas, L; McLouth; Bay 7; LaRoche 2; Michaels 2; Gomez; Nady.
RBI: Bay 3 (25), Michaels (12), Rivas, L (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, R; McLouth; Bautista; Bay; Michaels.
S: Sanchez, F.
SF: Rivas, L.
GIDP: Rivas, L; Bautista 2.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bay (5, 2nd base off Marmol/Soto).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Rivas, L-Sanchez, F-LaRoche, Paulino-Sanchez, F).
Pickoffs: Chavez, R (Soriano at 2nd base).

 
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis 5.17333214.97
Howry 1.22000105.33
Marmol (H, 13)1.00001301.50
Wood (BS, 4)2.01111203.51
Lieber 1.12000103.08
Eyre 0.10000100.00
Wuertz (L, 0-1)1.21101102.92
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dumatrait 5.25113204.05
Osoria (H, 2)0.10000104.68
Marte (H, 9)1.00000104.18
Yates (BS, 3)1.03332103.97
Capps 3.02000202.28
Grabow (W, 4-1)3.01002201.48

WP: Marquis, Wuertz.
IBB: McLouth (by Wood), McLouth (by Wuertz).
HBP: Mientkiewicz (by Wood).
Pitches-strikes: Marquis 85-54, Howry 14-13, Marmol 17-9, Wood 34-22, Lieber 27-17, Eyre 6-3, Wuertz 33-20, Dumatrait 104-59, Osoria 3-3, Marte 13-9, Yates 27-15, Capps 32-23, Grabow 46-27.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marquis 9-5, Howry 3-1, Marmol 0-0, Wood 2-2, Lieber 2-1, Eyre 0-0, Wuertz 4-0, Dumatrait 5-10, Osoria 0-0, Marte 1-1, Yates 1-1, Capps 2-4, Grabow 4-2.
Batters faced: Marquis 24, Howry 6, Marmol 4, Wood 9, Lieber 6, Eyre 1, Wuertz 8, Dumatrait 24, Osoria 1, Marte 3, Yates 8, Capps 10, Grabow 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Howry 2-0, Eyre 2-0, Wuertz 2-0, Osoria 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 4:21.
Att: 29,929.

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