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W:J.Hammel(2-0) L:W.Rodriguez(0-2)
HR: PIT- R.Martin 2 (2), T.Snider (1), P.Alvarez 2 (4) CHC- J.Lake (1), M.Olt (2)



Pittsburgh Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Laz Diaz; First, Mark Carlson; Second, Scott Barry; Third, Jeff Nelson;
- Starling Marte grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Travis Snider due up.
- Travis Snider grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen popped out to second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 1st
- Emilio Bonifacio singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro lined out to right. Runner on first with one out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
- Justin Ruggiano doubled to left scored Emilio Bonifacio. Runner on second with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Mike Olt due up.
- Mike Olt grounded into a fielder`s choice to third. On the play, Justin Ruggiano out at third to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 2nd
- Pedro Alvarez grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 2nd
- Junior Lake struck out swinging. None on with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo walked. Runner on first with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Jason Hammel due up.
- Jason Hammel grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 3rd
- Travis Ishikawa popped out to short. None on with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Wandy Rodriguez due up.
- Wandy Rodriguez lined out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 3rd
- Emilio Bonifacio grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
- Justin Ruggiano struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo singled to left. On the play, Starlin Castro advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Mike Olt due up.
- Mike Olt grounded into a fielder`s choice to third. On the play, Starlin Castro out at third to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 4th
- Starling Marte grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Travis Snider due up.
- Travis Snider popped out to short. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen lined out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 4th
- Junior Lake bunt ground out to first. None on with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Jason Hammel due up.
- Jason Hammel sacrifice bunt, pitcher to second covering first. On the play, Darwin Barney advances to second and Welington Castillo advances to third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Emilio Bonifacio due up.
- Emilio Bonifacio struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 5th
- Pedro Alvarez lead-off Home Run (3) to left. Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker flied out to center. None on with two outs and Travis Ishikawa due up.
- Travis Ishikawa struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 5th
- Starlin Castro lined out to right. None on with one out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
- Justin Ruggiano struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Mike Olt due up.
- Mike Olt two-out, two-run Home Run (2) to left scored Anthony Rizzo. Junior Lake due up.
- Junior Lake two-out, solo Home Run (1) to left. Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jason Hammel due up.
- Jason Hammel struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 6th
- Jordy Mercer grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Wandy Rodriguez due up.
- Josh Harrison is pinch-hitting for Wandy Rodriguez.
- Pinch-Hitter Josh Harrison struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
- Starling Marte grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 6th
- Jeanmar Gomez starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Emilio Bonifacio doubled to center. Runner on second with none out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro grounded out short to first. On the play, Emilio Bonifacio advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
- Justin Ruggiano walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo doubled to center scored Emilio Bonifacio. On the play, Justin Ruggiano advances to third. Runners on second and third with one out and Mike Olt due up.
- Mike Olt singled to right scored Justin Ruggiano. On the play, Anthony Rizzo advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Junior Lake due up.
- Junior Lake grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second scored Anthony Rizzo. Mike Olt out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 7th
- Travis Snider lead-off Home Run (1) to center. Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen struck out looking. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin two-out, solo Home Run (1) to left center. Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker walked. Runner on first with two outs and Travis Ishikawa due up.
- Travis Ishikawa struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 7th
- Darwin Barney singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Jason Hammel due up.
- Ryan Kalish is pinch-hitting for Jason Hammel.
- Pinch-Hitter Ryan Kalish grounded into a double play, first to short. On the play, Darwin Barney out at second. None on with two outs and Emilio Bonifacio due up.
- Emilio Bonifacio flied out to left to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 8th
- Hector Rondon starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Jordy Mercer struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jeanmar Gomez due up.
- Jose Tabata is pinch-hitting for Jeanmar Gomez.
- Pinch-Hitter Jose Tabata singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Starling Marte due up.
- Starling Marte struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Travis Snider due up.
- Travis Snider grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 8th
- Justin Wilson starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Starlin Castro grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
- Justin Ruggiano struck out looking. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Mike Olt due up.
- Mike Olt grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 9th
- Pedro Strop starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Andrew McCutchen grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez one-out, solo Home Run 2 (4) to center. Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin one-out, solo Home Run 2 (2) to left center. Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with two outs and Travis Ishikawa due up.
- Travis Ishikawa struck out swinging to end the game.

Pittsburgh 5, Chicago Cubs 7


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: J.Hammel (2-0); LP:W.Rodriguez (0-2).

Pittsburgh 5, Chicago Cubs 7