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W:T.Watson(2-0) L:P.Strop(0-1) S:J.Grilli (2)
HR: PIT- None CHC- S.Castro 2 (2)



Pittsburgh Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Jeff Nelson; First, Laz Diaz; Second, Mark Carlson; Third, Scott Barry;
- Starling Marte doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Travis Snider due up.
- Travis Snider flied out to left. On the play, Starling Marte advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez double to right center scored Starling Marte and Andrew McCutchen with one out. Runner on second with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker single to right scored Pedro Alvarez with one out. On the play, Russell Martin advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Travis Ishikawa due up.
- Travis Ishikawa sacrifice fly to center scored Russell Martin with two out. Runner on first with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer singled to right. On the play, Neil Walker advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Charlie Morton due up.
- Charlie Morton struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 1st
- Emilio Bonifacio lined out to third. None on with one out and Ryan Kalish due up.
- Ryan Kalish struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo walked. Runner on first with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz reached first on Starling Marte`s error. On the play, Anthony Rizzo advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 2nd
- Starling Marte struck out swinging. None on with one out and Travis Snider due up.
- Travis Snider flied out to center. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez singled to right. On the play, Andrew McCutchen was thrown out at third to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 2nd
- Starlin Castro singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney pop single to short. On the play, Starlin Castro advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo grounded into a fielder`s choice to third. On the play, Ryan Sweeney advances to second and Starlin Castro was ruled out at third for running out of the base line. Runners on first and second with one out and Edwin Jackson due up.
- Edwin Jackson struck out on a missed bunt attempt. Runners on first and second with two outs and Emilio Bonifacio due up.
- Emilio Bonifacio single to center scored Ryan Sweeney with two out. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Ryan Kalish due up.
- Ryan Kalish grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 3rd
- Russell Martin struck out swinging. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker flied out to left. None on with two outs and Travis Ishikawa due up.
- Travis Ishikawa grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 3rd
- Anthony Rizzo singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz flied out to right. Runner on first with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena singled to center. On the play, Anthony Rizzo advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro one-out, three-run Home Run (1) to left scored Anthony Rizzo and Luis Valbuena. Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 4th
- Jordy Mercer flied out to right. None on with one out and Charlie Morton due up.
- Charlie Morton struck out looking. None on with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
- Starling Marte walked. Runner on first with two outs and Travis Snider due up.
- Starling Marte stole second. Runner on second with two outs and Travis Snider at the plate.
- Travis Snider walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen single to center scored Starling Marte with two out. On the play, Travis Snider advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 4th
- Edwin Jackson grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Emilio Bonifacio due up.
- Emilio Bonifacio singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Ryan Kalish due up.
- Ryan Kalish grounded into a double play to first. On the play, Emilio Bonifacio was tagged out between first and second to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 5th
- Russell Martin doubled to right center. Runner on second with none out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker flied out to right. On the play, Russell Martin advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Travis Ishikawa due up.
- Travis Ishikawa triple to right scored Russell Martin with one out. Runner on third with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer intentionally walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Charlie Morton due up.
- Charlie Morton sacrifice bunt to the catcher. On the play, Jordy Mercer advances to second. Runners on second and third with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
- Brian Schlitter enters the game for the Cubs with runners on second and third and two out.
- Starling Marte grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 5th
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out looking to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 6th
- Travis Snider grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 6th
- Starlin Castro lead off Home Run 2 (2) to left. Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney struck out looking. None on with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo flied out to left. None on with two outs and Brian Schlitter due up.
- Pinch-Hitter Mike Olt grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 7th
- Justin Grimm starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Russell Martin singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker singled to center. On the play, Russell Martin advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Travis Ishikawa due up.
- Travis Ishikawa flied out to center. Runners on first and second with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer struck out swinging. Runners on first and second with two outs and Charlie Morton due up.
- Jose Tabata is pinch-hitting for Charlie Morton.
- Pinch-Hitter Jose Tabata grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 7th
- Tony Watson starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Emilio Bonifacio singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Ryan Kalish due up.
- Ryan Kalish sacrifice bunt to the pitcher. On the play, Emilio Bonifacio advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Emilio Bonifacio stole third. Runner on third with one out and Anthony Rizzo at the plate.
- Anthony Rizzo single to center scored Emilio Bonifacio with one out. Runner on first with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena lined out to right to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 8th
- Pedro Strop starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Starling Marte walked. Runner on first with none out and Travis Snider due up.
- Travis Snider struck out looking. On the play, Starling Marte stole second. Runner on second with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and second and one out.
- Pedro Alvarez walked. Bases loaded with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin sacrifice fly to right scored Starling Marte with two out. Runners on first and second with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 8th
- Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Starlin Castro flied out to right. None on with one out and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo struck out looking to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 9th
- Jose Veras starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Travis Ishikawa grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
- NOTE: Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria was ejected for arguing balls and strikes.
- Jordy Mercer grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Mark Melancon due up.
- Josh Harrison is pinch-hitting for Mark Melancon.
- Pinch-Hitter Josh Harrison struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 9th
- Jason Grilli starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Junior Lake is pinch-hitting for Jose Veras.
- Pinch-Hitter Junior Lake struck out swinging. None on with one out and Emilio Bonifacio due up.
- Emilio Bonifacio popped out to short. None on with two outs and Ryan Kalish due up.
- Ryan Kalish grounded out third to first to end the game.

Pittsburgh 7, Chicago Cubs 6


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: T.Watson (2-0); LP:P.Strop (0-1); S:J.Grilli (2).

Pittsburgh 7, Chicago Cubs 6