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    Final123456789RHE
    Chicago Cubs «200001000361
    Pittsburgh000000001131
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:J.Samardzija(1-0) L:A.Burnett(0-1) S:K.Fujikawa (1)
    HR: CHC- A.Rizzo (1) PIT- None



    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 9th   ***

    - Russell Martin flied out to center to end the game.
    - Kyuji Fujikawa enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and second and two out.
    - Neil Walker flied out to right. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
    - James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and second and one out.
    - Josh Harrison is pinch-running for Gaby Sanchez.
    - Gaby Sanchez walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Neil Walker due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez singled to center scored Andrew McCutchen. Runner on first with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen stole second. Runner on second with one out and Pedro Alvarez at the plate.
    - Andrew McCutchen was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Garrett Jones struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Carlos Marmol starts the inning for the Cubs.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 9th   ***

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    - Alberto Gonzalez struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Luis Valbuena flied out to center. On the play, Nate Schierholtz advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Alberto Gonzalez due up.
    - Welington Castillo struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz stole second. Runner on second with none out and Welington Castillo at the plate.
    - Nate Schierholtz reached first on John McDonald`s throwing error. Runner on first with none out and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Jose Tabata remains in the game, playing left field, replacing Starling Marte.
    - John McDonald enters the game, playing shortstop, batting 1st.
    - Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 8th   ***

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    - Starling Marte struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Pinch-Hitter Travis Snider struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
    - Travis Snider is pinch-hitting for Jared Hughes.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jose Tabata grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jared Hughes due up.
    - Jose Tabata is pinch-hitting for Clint Barmes.
    - Alberto Gonzalez enters the game, playing second base, replacing Brent Lillibridge.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 8th   ***

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    - Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Starlin Castro grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Jared Hughes starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 7th   ***

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    - Russell Martin grounded out short to first to end the inning.
    - Neil Walker grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
    - Gaby Sanchez popped out to third. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 7th   ***

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    - David DeJesus lined out to left to end the inning.
    - Jeff Samardzija struck out looking. None on with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
    - Brent Lillibridge struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jeff Samardzija due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 6th   ***

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    -
    - Pedro Alvarez grounded out second to first to end the inning.
    - Andrew McCutchen doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Garrett Jones grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Garrett Jones due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 6th   ***

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    - Luis Valbuena flied out to center to end the inning.
    - Justin Wilson enters the game for the Pirates with none on and two out.
    - Welington Castillo doubled to right center scored Nate Schierholtz. On the play, Castillo was out between second and third, right to short to catcher to second to third. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 5th   ***

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    - A.J. Burnett struck out swinging on a foul tip to end the inning.
    - Clint Barmes fouled out to catcher. None on with two outs and A.J. Burnett due up.
    - Russell Martin grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Clint Barmes due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 5th   ***

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    - Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first to end the inning.
    - Starlin Castro struck out looking. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - David DeJesus lined out to short. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 4th   ***

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    - Neil Walker struck out swinging, catcher to first to end the inning.
    - Gaby Sanchez grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 4th   ***

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    - Jeff Samardzija grounded out third to first to end the inning.
    - Brent Lillibridge struck out swinging. Runners on second and third with two outs and Jeff Samardzija due up.
    - Luis Valbuena struck out swinging. Runners on second and third with one out and Brent Lillibridge due up.
    - Welington Castillo doubled to right. On the play, Nate Schierholtz advances to third. Runners on second and third with none out and Luis Valbuena due up.
    - Nate Schierholtz walked. Runner on first with none out and Welington Castillo due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 3rd   ***

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    -
    - Andrew McCutchen struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Garrett Jones grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Garrett Jones due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 3rd   ***

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    - Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Starlin Castro stole second. Runner on second with one out and Anthony Rizzo at the plate.
    - Starlin Castro singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - David DeJesus struck out swinging. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 2nd   ***

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    - A.J. Burnett struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Clint Barmes struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and A.J. Burnett due up.
    - Russell Martin popped out to second. Runner on first with one out and Clint Barmes due up.
    - Neil Walker singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Russell Martin due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 2nd   ***

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    - Jeff Samardzija struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Brent Lillibridge struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Jeff Samardzija due up.
    - Luis Valbuena struck out looking. None on with one out and Brent Lillibridge due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 1st   ***

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    - Gaby Sanchez struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Pedro Alvarez struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. Garrett Jones out at second. Starling Marte advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Garrett Jones reached first on Brent Lillibridge`s fielding error. On the play, Starling Marte advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Starling Marte walked. Runner on first with none out and Garrett Jones due up.

    Chicago Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 1st   ***

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    - Welington Castillo grounded out to first to end the inning.
    - Nate Schierholtz singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo one-out, two-run Home Run (1) to right center scored Starlin Castro. Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Starlin Castro singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - David DeJesus struck out looking. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
    - UMPIRES: Home,Tom Hallion; First, Ron Kulpa; Second, Phil Cuzzi; Third, Chris Guccione;


    Final123456789RHE
    Chicago Cubs «200001000361
    Pittsburgh000000001131
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:J.Samardzija(1-0) L:A.Burnett(0-1) S:K.Fujikawa (1)
    HR: CHC- A.Rizzo (1) PIT- None


    Chicago CubsABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    David DeJesus CF400000002.000
    Starlin Castro SS412000001.500
    Anthony Rizzo 1B411200101.250
    Alfonso Soriano LF400000002.000
    Nate Schierholtz RF211000010.500
    Welington Castillo C402120001.500
    Luis Valbuena 3B400000002.000
    Brent Lillibridge 2B300000003.000
      Alberto Gonzalez 2B100000001.000
    Jeff Samardzija P300000002.000
      Carlos Marmol P000000000.000
      James Russell P000000000.000
      Kyuji Fujikawa P000000000.000
    Totals33363201115 
     
    PittsburghABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Starling Marte LF300000011.000
      John McDonald SS000000000.000
    Garrett Jones RF400000001.000
    Andrew McCutchen CF311010001.333
    Pedro Alvarez 3B401100001.250
    Gaby Sanchez 1B300000011.000
      Josh Harrison PR000000000.000
    Neil Walker 2B401000001.250
    Russell Martin C400000000.000
    Clint Barmes SS200000001.000
      Jose Tabata PH-LF100000000.000
    A.J. Burnett P200000002.000
      Justin Wilson P000000000.000
      Jared Hughes P000000000.000
      Travis Snider PH100000001.000
      Mark Melancon P000000000.000
    Totals31131100210 


    E_B.Lillibridge, J.McDonald. LOB_Chicago Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 6. 2B_W.Castillo 2, A.McCutchen. HR_A.Rizzo (1) off A.Burnett. SB_S.Castro (1), N.Schierholtz (1), A.McCutchen (1).

    Chicago CubsIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Jeff Samardzija (W 1-0)8.0200190110-710.00
    Carlos Marmol0.111111019-927.00
    James Russell0.10000005-30.00
    Kyuji Fujikawa (S 1)0.10000002-20.00
     
    PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    A.J. Burnett (L 0-1)5.2633110198-614.76
    Justin Wilson1.100002019-150.00
    Jared Hughes1.000001013-70.00
    Mark Melancon1.00000209-80.00


    HBP_by C.Marmol (A.McCutchen), by A.Burnett (N.Schierholtz).
    T_2:59. A_39078.
    Umpires_Home,Tom Hallion; First, Ron Kulpa; Second, Phil Cuzzi; Third, Chris Guccione.
    LEGEND
     
    2B = Double 3B = Triple
    AB = At Bat APP = Plate Appearance
    AVG = Batting Average BB = Base on Balls
    BF = Batters Faced BK = Balk
    CS = Caught Stealing DOU = Double
    ER = Error ERA = Earned Run Average
    H = Hits HBP = Hit by Pitch
    HR = Home Run IBB = Intentional Base on Balls
    IP = Innings Pitch K = Strike Out
    KL = Strike Out Looking L = Loss
    OBP = On Base Percentage R = Runs
    RBI = Runs Batted In S = Save
    SB = Stolen Base SF = Sacrifice Fly
    SH = Sacrifice Hit SLG = Slugging Percentage
    TRI = Triple W = Win
    WHIP = Walks + Hits / Innings Pitch WP = Wild Pitch
     

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      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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      • Stormy Friday expected in Tampa Bay

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        Thursday, March 26 2015 2:43 PM EDT2015-03-26 18:43:27 GMT
        A strong cold front arrives in Tampa Bay tomorrow, and showers and thunderstorms will be likely. Much cooler air behind the front.
        A strong cold front arrives in Tampa Bay tomorrow, and showers and thunderstorms will be likely. Much cooler air behind the front.
      • Heath Matters: Trinity Spine Center

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        Wednesday, March 18 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-03-18 15:05:08 GMT
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
        Trinity Spine Center uses Stem Cells for Back Pain.Stem cells are master cells of the body that are available for repairing damaged tissues and organs including spine discs and cartilage cushions in the joints.
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