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W:V.Worley(1-0) L:T.Wood(7-6) S:M.Melancon (11)
HR: PIT- J.Mercer (6), J.Harrison (5) CHC- A.Rizzo (15)



Pittsburgh Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,John Tumpane; First, James Hoye; Second, Bill Welke; Third, Bob Davidson;
- Gregory Polanco struck out swinging. None on with one out and Josh Harrison due up.
- Josh Harrison flied out to center. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 1st
- Chris Coghlan flied out to left. None on with one out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
- Justin Ruggiano grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo struck out looking to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 2nd
- Russell Martin struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jose Tabata due up.
- Jose Tabata flied out to right. None on with two outs and Gaby Sanchez due up.
- Gaby Sanchez flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 2nd
- Starlin Castro struck out looking. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena flied out to right. None on with two outs and Junior Lake due up.
- Junior Lake flied out to center to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 3rd
- Jordy Mercer lead-off Home Run (6) to left. Clint Barmes due up.
- Clint Barmes flied out to left. None on with one out and Vance Worley due up.
- Vance Worley struck out looking. None on with two outs and Gregory Polanco due up.
- Gregory Polanco struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 3rd
- Darwin Barney flied out to left. None on with one out and Eli Whiteside due up.
- Eli Whiteside grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Travis Wood due up.
- Travis Wood grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 4th
- Josh Harrison grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen walked. Runner on first with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin flied out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Jose Tabata due up.
- Andrew McCutchen stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Jose Tabata at the plate.
- Jose Tabata walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Gaby Sanchez due up.
- Gaby Sanchez flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 4th
- Chris Coghlan singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Justin Ruggiano due up.
- Justin Ruggiano flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo one-out, two-run Home Run (15) to right scored Chris Coghlan. Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro walked. Runner on first with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Junior Lake due up.
- Junior Lake flied out to right to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 5th
- Jordy Mercer singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Clint Barmes due up.
- Clint Barmes flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Vance Worley due up.
- Vance Worley sacrifice bunt to catcher. On the play, Jordy Mercer advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Gregory Polanco due up.
- Gregory Polanco walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Josh Harrison due up.
- Josh Harrison singled to center scoring Jordy Mercer with two out. On the play, Gregory Polanco advances to second. Runners on first and second and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen singled to left scoring Gregory Polanco with two out. On the play, Josh Harrison advances to third. Runners on first and third and Russell Martin due up.
- Brian Schlitter enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and third and two out.
- Russell Martin grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 5th
- Darwin Barney doubled to center. Runner on second with none out and Eli Whiteside due up.
- Eli Whiteside struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Brian Schlitter due up.
- Ryan Sweeney is pinch-hitting for Brian Schlitter.
- Pinch-Hitter Ryan Sweeney grounded out to first. On the play, Darwin Barney advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Chris Coghlan due up.
- Chris Coghlan grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 6th
- Justin Grimm starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Jose Tabata struck out swinging. None on with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.
- Gaby Sanchez singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer grounded into a double play, short to first. On the play, Gaby Sanchez out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 6th
- Justin Ruggiano grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo flied out to right. None on with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out looking to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 7th
- Clint Barmes flied out to right. None on with one out and Vance Worley due up.
- Vance Worley grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Gregory Polanco due up.
- Gregory Polanco reached on infield single to short. Runner on first with two outs and Josh Harrison due up.
- Josh Harrison two-out, two-run Home Run (5) to right scored Gregory Polanco. Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 7th
- Luis Valbuena flied out to center. None on with one out and Junior Lake due up.
- Junior Lake singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded into a fielder`s choice to second. On the play, Junior Lake tagged out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Eli Whiteside due up.
- Eli Whiteside doubled to center scoring Darwin Barney with two out. Runner on second and Justin Grimm due up.
- Nate Schierholtz is pinch-hitting for Justin Grimm.
- Jared Hughes enters the game for the Pirates with a runner on second and two out.
- Pinch-Hitter Nate Schierholtz flied out to right to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 8th
- Carlos Villanueva starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Russell Martin struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jose Tabata due up.
- Jose Tabata grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Gaby Sanchez due up.
- Ike Davis is pinch-hitting for Gaby Sanchez.
- Pinch-Hitter Ike Davis flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 8th
- Ike Davis remains in the game playing first base.
- Tony Watson starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Chris Coghlan grounded out 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 grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 9th
- Jordy Mercer struck out swinging. None on with one out and Clint Barmes due up.
- Clint Barmes flied out to right. None on with two outs and Tony Watson due up.
- Pedro Alvarez is pinch-hitting for Tony Watson.
- Pinch-Hitter Pedro Alvarez flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 9th
- Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Starlin Castro struck out swinging. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Junior Lake due up.
- Junior Lake struck out swinging to end the game.

Pittsburgh 5, Chicago Cubs 3


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: V.Worley (1-0); LP:T.Wood (7-6); S:M.Melancon (11).

Pittsburgh 5, Chicago Cubs 3

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