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W:J.Russell(1-0) L:R.Soriano(0-1) S:K.Gregg (6)
HR: CHC- None WAS- None



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,John Tumpane; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Doug Eddings;
- Starlin Castro grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Cody Ransom due up.
- Cody Ransom grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo lined out to pitcher to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 1st
- Denard Span doubled to left center. Runner on second with none out and Steve Lombardozzi due up.
- Steve Lombardozzi popped out to first. Runner on second with one out and Bryce Harper due up.
- Bryce Harper walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Ryan Zimmerman due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman double to right scored Denard Span with one out. On the play, Bryce Harper advances to third. Runners on second and third with Adam LaRoche due up.
- Adam LaRoche struck out swinging. Runners on second and third with two outs and Ian Desmond due up.
- Ian Desmond walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Danny Espinosa due up.
- Danny Espinosa flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Alfonso Soriano lined out to right. None on with one out and Scott Hairston due up.
- Scott Hairston flied out to center. None on with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney struck out swinging to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 2nd
- Kurt Suzuki reached first on Cody Ransom`s throwing error. Runner on first with none out and Gio Gonzalez due up.
- Gio Gonzalez sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Kurt Suzuki advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span grounded out short to first. On the play, Kurt Suzuki advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Steve Lombardozzi due up.
- Steve Lombardozzi struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Dioner Navarro struck out swinging. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney flied out to center. None on with two outs and Scott Feldman due up.
- Scott Feldman grounded out to first to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 3rd
- Bryce Harper lined out to short. None on with one out and Ryan Zimmerman due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Adam LaRoche due up.
- Adam LaRoche struck out swinging. On the play, Ryan Zimmerman stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Ian Desmond due up.
- Ian Desmond struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Starlin Castro flied out to center. None on with one out and Cody Ransom due up.
- Cody Ransom struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo popped out to third to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 4th
- Danny Espinosa struck out swinging. None on with one out and Kurt Suzuki due up.
- Kurt Suzuki singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Gio Gonzalez due up.
- Gio Gonzalez grounded into a double play, short to first. On the play, Kurt Suzuki out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging. None on with one out and Scott Hairston due up.
- Scott Hairston lined out to short. None on with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney struck out looking to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 5th
- NOTE: Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a perfect game through five innings. He has struck out 5 batters.
- Denard Span grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Steve Lombardozzi due up.
- Steve Lombardozzi grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Bryce Harper due up.
- Bryce Harper grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Dioner Navarro singled to short to break up Gio Gonzalez`s perfect game. Runner on first with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney flied out to left. Runner on first with one out and Scott Feldman due up.
- Scott Feldman bunt popped out to third. Runner on first with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Cody Ransom due up.
- Cody Ransom singled to left. On the play, Starlin Castro advances to second and Dioner Navarro advances to third. Bases loaded with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out to first to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 6th
- Ryan Zimmerman struck out looking. None on with one out and Adam LaRoche due up.
- Adam LaRoche singled to third. Runner on first with one out and Ian Desmond due up.
- Ian Desmond walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Danny Espinosa due up.
- Danny Espinosa popped out to short. Runners on first and second with two outs and Kurt Suzuki due up.
- Kurt Suzuki grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging. None on with one out and Scott Hairston due up.
- Scott Hairston flied out to left. None on with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney lined out to left to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 7th
- Kyuji Fujikawa starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Chad Tracy is pinch-hitting for Gio Gonzalez.
- Pinch-Hitter Chad Tracy struck out swinging. None on with one out and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span flied out to center. None on with two outs and Steve Lombardozzi due up.
- Steve Lombardozzi grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Drew Storen starts the inning for the Nationals, batting 2nd.
- Roger Bernadina enters the game playing left field, batting 9th.
- Dioner Navarro singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Travis Wood is pinch-running for Dioner Navarro.
- Darwin Barney sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Travis Wood advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Kyuji Fujikawa due up.
- David DeJesus is pinch-hitting for Kyuji Fujikawa.
- Pinch-Hitter David DeJesus fouled out to first. On the play, Travis Wood advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro single to center scored Travis Wood with two out. Runner on first and Cody Ransom due up.
- Cody Ransom singled to left. On the play, Starlin Castro advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 8th
- Wellington Castillo enters the game at catcher, batting 5th.
- Defensive switch from center field to right field for Ryan Sweeney.
- James Russell starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 7th.
- David DeJesus remains in the game playing center field.
- Bryce Harper walked. Runner on first with none out and Ryan Zimmerman due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman popped out to third. Runner on first with one out and Adam LaRoche due up.
- Adam LaRoche flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Ian Desmond due up.
- Ian Desmond flied out to right to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Rafael Soriano starts the inning for the Nationals.
- Alfonso Soriano singled to left. Runner on first with none out and James Russell due up.
- Julio Borbon is pinch-hitting for James Russell.
- Pinch-Hitter Julio Borbon singled to center. On the play, Alfonso Soriano advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney struck out swinging. Runners on first and second with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
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- Alfonso Soriano stole thid. Julio Borbon stole second. On the play, Alfonso Soriano scored on Kurt Suzuki`s throwing error with one out. Julio Borbon advances to third. Runner on third and Welington Castillo at the plate.
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- Welington Castillo popped out to second. Runner on third with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney flied out to left to end the inning.

Washington Bottom 9th
- Kevin Gregg starts the inning for the Cubs batting 4th.
- Julio Borbon remains in the game playing left field.
- Danny Espinosa flied out to left. None on with one out and Kurt Suzuki due up.
- Kurt Suzuki struck out looking. None on with two outs and Roger Bernadina due up.
- NOTE: Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki ejected by home plate umpire John Tumpane for arguing.
- Roger Bernadina struck out swinging to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 2, Washington 1


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: J.Russell (1-0); LP:R.Soriano (0-1); S:K.Gregg (6).

Chicago Cubs 2, Washington 1