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GAME INFORMATION


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Chicago Cubs 65-91L1200 010 001 490
Pittsburgh Pirates 69-87W1001 030 10x 5100
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 22, 2002
Stadium:  PNC Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Tony Alvarez - 1st career stolen base


  • Top Inning 1

    Mark Bellhorn vs Kris Benson  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Chad Hermansen vs Kris Benson  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Singled
    Sammy Sosa vs Kris Benson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    . Chad Hermansen advanced to 2b
    Fred McGriff vs Kris Benson  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Homered . Chad Hermansen scored
    Moises Alou vs Kris Benson  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Pokey Reese vs Alan Benes  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Jack Wilson vs Alan Benes  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Brian Giles vs Alan Benes  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Aramis Ramirez vs Alan Benes  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0


    Top Inning 2

    Kevin Orie vs Kris Benson  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Chris Stynes vs Kris Benson  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Joe Girardi vs Kris Benson  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Rob Mackowiak vs Alan Benes  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Craig Wilson vs Alan Benes  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Tony Alvarez vs Alan Benes  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Humberto Cota vs Alan Benes  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled . Craig Wilson advanced to 3b
    Kris Benson vs Alan Benes  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0


    Top Inning 3

    Alan Benes vs Kris Benson  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Mark Bellhorn vs Kris Benson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked. Alan Benes advanced to 2b
    Chad Hermansen vs Kris Benson  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    . Alan Benes advanced to 3b, Mark Bellhorn advanced to 2b
    Sammy Sosa vs Kris Benson  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Fred McGriff vs Kris Benson  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Moises Alou vs Kris Benson  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Pokey Reese vs Alan Benes  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Jack Wilson vs Alan Benes  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Brian Giles vs Alan Benes  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled . Jack Wilson advanced to 3b
    Aramis Ramirez vs Alan Benes  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    . Jack Wilson scored
    Rob Mackowiak vs Alan Benes  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1


    Top Inning 4

    Kevin Orie vs Kris Benson  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Chris Stynes vs Kris Benson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Joe Girardi vs Kris Benson  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1


    Bottom Inning 4

    Craig Wilson vs Alan Benes  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Tony Alvarez vs Alan Benes  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Humberto Cota vs Alan Benes  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1


    Top Inning 5

    Alan Benes vs Kris Benson  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mark Bellhorn vs Kris Benson  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Chad Hermansen vs Kris Benson  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Homered
    Sammy Sosa vs Kris Benson  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Chicago Cubs lead Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    Adrian Brown vs Alan Benes  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled
    Pokey Reese vs Alan Benes  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Doubled . Adrian Brown advanced to 3b
    Jack Wilson vs Alan Benes  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Singled . Adrian Brown scored, Pokey Reese advanced to 3b
    Brian Giles vs Alan Benes  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    . Pokey Reese scored
    Aramis Ramirez vs Joe Borowski  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Jack Wilson stole second base
    Rob Mackowiak vs Joe Borowski  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled . Jack Wilson scored
    Craig Wilson vs Joe Borowski  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Chicago Cubs 4-3


    Top Inning 6

    Fred McGriff vs Bronson Arroyo  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Moises Alou vs Bronson Arroyo  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Kevin Orie vs Bronson Arroyo  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Chicago Cubs 4-3


    Bottom Inning 6

    Tony Alvarez vs Francis Beltran  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Tony Alvarez stole second base
    Humberto Cota vs Francis Beltran  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    . Tony Alvarez advanced to 3b
    Adrian Brown vs Francis Beltran  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    4.3XH(42);B-1#Hit into fielder's choice to . 42Tony Alvarez thrown out at home by , advancement unknown
    Adrian Brown stole second base
    . Adrian Brown advanced to 3b
    Pokey Reese vs Francis Beltran  M
    2-2 (8 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Chicago Cubs 4-3


    Top Inning 7

    Chris Stynes vs Bronson Arroyo  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Joe Girardi vs Bronson Arroyo  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Roosevelt Brown vs Bronson Arroyo  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked
    Mark Bellhorn vs Bronson Arroyo  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Chicago Cubs 4-3


    Bottom Inning 7

    Jack Wilson vs Will Cunnane  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Brian Giles vs Will Cunnane  M
    3-2 (9 pitches)
    Singled . Jack Wilson advanced to 3b
    Aramis Ramirez vs Will Cunnane  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    . Jack Wilson scored
    Armando Rios vs Will Cunnane  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Walked
    Kevin Young vs Will Cunnane  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Chicago Cubs 5-3


    Top Inning 8

    Chad Hermansen vs Brian Boehringer  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Sammy Sosa vs Brian Boehringer  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled
    Fred McGriff vs Brian Boehringer  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Moises Alou vs Brian Boehringer  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Chicago Cubs 5-3


    Bottom Inning 8

    Tony Alvarez vs Antonio Alfonseca  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Humberto Cota vs Antonio Alfonseca  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Adrian Brown vs Antonio Alfonseca  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates lead Chicago Cubs 5-3


    Top Inning 9

    Kevin Orie vs Mike Williams  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Corey Patterson vs Mike Williams  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Todd Hundley vs Mike Williams  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Hee Seop Choi vs Mike Williams  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Singled . Corey Patterson advanced to 3b
    Mark Bellhorn vs Mike Williams  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Corey Patterson scored, Hee Seop Choi advanced to 3b
    Chad Hermansen vs Mike Williams  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago Cubs 5-4


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