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    Final123456789RHE
    Chicago Cubs0300000014111
    Pittsburgh «00000500X580
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:W.Rodriguez(5-2) L:J.Russell(1-1) S:J.Grilli (18)
    HR: CHC- None PIT- T.Snider (2)



    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 9th   ***

    - Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging to end the game.
    - Starlin Castro singled to right scored Darwin Barney. On the play, Julio Borbon advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Julio Borbon walked. Runners on first and third with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
    - Ryan Sweeney fouled out to pitcher. Runner on third with two outs and Julio Borbon due up.
    - Darwin Barney tripled to left. Runner on third with one out and Ryan Sweeney due up.
    - Pinch-Hitter Luis Valbuena flied out to left. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
    - Luis Valbuena is pinch-hitting for Cody Ransom.
    - Jason Grilli starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 5


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 8th   ***

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    - Neil Walker grounded out to first to end the inning.
    - Pinch-Hitter Brandon Inge popped out to second. Runner on first with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
    - Brandon Inge is pinch-hitting for Mark Melancon.
    - Jordy Mercer infield single to first. Runner on first with one out and Mark Melancon due up.
    - Travis Snider grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
    - Kevin Gregg starts the inning for the Cubs.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 5


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 8th   ***

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    - Welington Castillo flied out to center to end the inning.
    - Pinch-Hitter David DeJesus singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
    - David DeJesus is pinch-hitting for Carlos Marmol.
    - Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with two outs and Carlos Marmol due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo struck out looking. None on with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 5


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 7th   ***

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    - Gaby Sanchez flied out to left to end the inning.
    - Pedro Alvarez grounded out first to pitcher. On the play, Russell Martin advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - Russell Martin reached second on Alfonso Soriano`s fielding error. Runner on second with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Starling Marte caught stealing second, catcher to second. None on with one out and Russell Martin at the plate.
    - Starling Marte singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Russell Martin due up.
    - Carlos Marmol starts the inning for the Cubs.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 5


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 7th   ***

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    - Starlin Castro grounded out short to first to end the inning.
    - Julio Borbon struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
    - Ryan Sweeney singled to center. On the play, Darwin Barney advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Julio Borbon due up.
    - Darwin Barney singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Ryan Sweeney due up.
    - Cody Ransom grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
    - Jordy Mercer remains in the game, playing shortstop.
    - Travis Snider remains in the game, playing right field, replacing Garrett Jones.
    - Starling Marte enters the game, playing left field, replacing Jose Tabata, batting 4th.
    - Justin Wilson starts the inning for the Pirates, batting 1st.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 5


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 6th   ***

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    - Andrew McCutchen lined out to left to end the inning.
    - Neil Walker walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Jose Tabata infield single to short. On the play, Jordy Mercer advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jordy Mercer doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Jose Tabata due up.
    - Jordy Mercer is pinch-hitting for Wandy Rodriguez.
    - Pinch-Hitter Travis Snider two-out, Grand Slam (2) to center scored Garrett Jones, Russell Martin and Pedro Alvarez. Wandy Rodriguez due up.
    - Travis Snider is pinch-hitting for Clint Barmes.
    - Gaby Sanchez flied out to left. Bases loaded with two outs and Clint Barmes due up.
    - Ryan Sweeney enters the game, playing right field, replacing Scott Hairston, batting 9th.
    - Shawn Camp enters the game for the Cubs with the bases loaded and one out, batting 5th.
    - Pedro Alvarez walk scored Neil Walker on the play. Bases loaded with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with the bases loaded and one out.
    - Russell Martin walked. Bases loaded with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
    - Garrett Jones singled to left. On the play, Neil Walker advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Russell Martin due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen grounded out third to first. Runner on second with one out and Garrett Jones due up.
    - Neil Walker doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Hector Rondon starts the inning for the Cubs.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 6th   ***

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    - Welington Castillo grounded out third to first to end the inning.
    - Scott Hairston grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano lined out to third. None on with one out and Scott Hairston due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 5th   ***

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    - Jose Tabata grounded out short to first to end the inning.
    - Wandy Rodriguez sacrifice bunt, third to second covering first. On the play, Clint Barmes advances to second and Gaby Sanchez advances to third. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Jose Tabata due up.
    - Clint Barmes singled to right. On the play, Gaby Sanchez advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Wandy Rodriguez due up.
    - Gaby Sanchez walked. Runner on first with one out and Clint Barmes due up.
    - Pedro Alvarez grounded out to pitcher. None on with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 5th   ***

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    - Anthony Rizzo popped out to third to end the inning.
    - Starlin Castro flied out to center. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Julio Borbon grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 4th   ***

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    - Russell Martin grounded out third to first to end the inning.
    - Garrett Jones grounded out second to first. On the play, Andrew McCutchen advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
    - Andrew McCutchen advances to second on a Matt Garza wild pitch. Runner on second with one out and Garrett Jones at the plate.
    - Andrew McCutchen grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Neil Walker out at second. Runner on first with one out and Garrett Jones due up.
    - Neil Walker walked. Runner on first with none out and Andrew McCutchen due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 4th   ***

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    - Matt Garza struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Darwin Barney singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Matt Garza due up.
    - Cody Ransom struck out looking. None on with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
    - Welington Castillo grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Cody Ransom due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 3rd   ***

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    -
    - Jose Tabata grounded out third to first to end the inning.
    - Wandy Rodriguez struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Jose Tabata due up.
    - Clint Barmes flied out to right. None on with one out and Wandy Rodriguez due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 3rd   ***

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    - Scott Hairston struck out swinging, catcher to first to end the inning.
    - Alfonso Soriano singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Scott Hairston due up.
    - Anthony Rizzo lined out to short. None on with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
    - Starlin Castro grounded out catcher to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 2nd   ***

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    - Gaby Sanchez struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Pedro Alvarez struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Gaby Sanchez due up.
    - Russell Martin struck out swinging on a foul tip. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.

    Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 2nd   ***

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    - Julio Borbon flied out to center to end the inning.
    - Matt Garza doubled to right scored Welington Castillo and Darwin Barney. Runner on second with two outs and Julio Borbon due up.
    - Darwin Barney singled to left scored Alfonso Soriano. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Matt Garza due up.
    - Cody Ransom struck out looking. Runners on first and third with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
    - Welington Castillo singled to right. On the play, Alfonso Soriano advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Cody Ransom due up.
    - Scott Hairston struck out looking. Runner on first with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
    - Alfonso Soriano singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Scott Hairston due up.

    Chicago Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Pittsburgh Bottom 1st   ***

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    - Garrett Jones struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Andrew McCutchen flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Garrett Jones due up.
    - Neil Walker walked. Runner on first with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
    - Jose Tabata grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.

    Chicago Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0


    ***   Chicago Cubs Top 1st   ***

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    - Anthony Rizzo flied out to left to end the inning.
    - Starlin Castro flied out to right. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
    - Julio Borbon flied out to center. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
    - UMPIRES: Home,Tim Timmons; First, Mike Winters; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Laz Diaz;


    Final123456789RHE
    Chicago Cubs0300000014111
    Pittsburgh «00000500X580
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:W.Rodriguez(5-2) L:J.Russell(1-1) S:J.Grilli (18)
    HR: CHC- None PIT- T.Snider (2)


    Chicago CubsABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Julio Borbon CF400000011.222
    Starlin Castro SS501100000.271
    Anthony Rizzo 1B500000002.267
    Alfonso Soriano LF412000001.270
    Scott Hairston RF300000002.115
      Shawn Camp P000000000.000
      Carlos Marmol P000000000.000
      David DeJesus PH101000000.299
      Kevin Gregg P000000000.000
    Welington Castillo C411000000.286
    Cody Ransom 3B300000002.241
      Luis Valbuena PH100000000.255
    Darwin Barney 2B424101000.223
    Matt Garza P201210001.500
      Hector Rondon P000000000.000
      James Russell P000000000.000
      Ryan Sweeney RF201000000.350
    Totals38411411019 
     
    PittsburghABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Jose Tabata LF401000000.278
      Justin Wilson P000000000.000
      Mark Melancon P000000000.000
      Brandon Inge PH100000000.250
      Jason Grilli P000000000.000
    Neil Walker 2B211010030.241
    Andrew McCutchen CF400000000.274
    Garrett Jones RF311000001.282
      Starling Marte LF101000000.309
    Russell Martin C310000011.269
    Pedro Alvarez 3B310100011.197
    Gaby Sanchez 1B300000011.244
    Clint Barmes SS201000000.228
      Travis Snider PH-RF211400100.278
    Wandy Rodriguez P100000001.111
      Jordy Mercer PH-SS202010000.279
    Totals3158520165 


    E_A.Soriano. LOB_Chicago Cubs 8, Pittsburgh 9. 2B_M.Garza, N.Walker, J.Mercer. 3B_D.Barney. HR_T.Snider (2) off S.Camp. S_W.Rodriguez. CS_S.Marte.

    Chicago CubsIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Matt Garza5.010035082-480.00
    Hector Rondon0.123310013-76.19
    James Russell (L 1-1)0.00111007-31.04
    Shawn Camp (B 3)0.231110121-137.56
    Carlos Marmol1.010000017-124.76
    Kevin Gregg1.010000014-90.00
     
    PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Wandy Rodriguez (W 5-2)6.063305087-583.40
    Justin Wilson1.020001024-161.35
    Mark Melancon1.010002014-130.75
    Jason Grilli (S 18)1.021111035-211.31


    J.Russell pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

    WP_M.Garza.
    T_3:23. A_16092.
    Umpires_Home,Tim Timmons; First, Mike Winters; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Laz Diaz.
    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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