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W:G.Cole(8-7) L:J.Russell(1-6) S:M.Melancon (15)
HR: CHC- None PIT- M.Byrd (23), J.Tabata (5)



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Dana DeMuth; First, Mike Estabrook; Second, Paul Nauert; Third, Doug Eddings;
- Starlin Castro singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz doubled to right center scored Starlin Castro. On the play, Anthony Rizzo was thrown out at home. Runner on third with two outs as Schierholtz advanced to third on the throw home and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 1st
- Jose Tabata flied out to right. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker flied out to center. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Brian Bogusevic struck out swinging. None on with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo flied out to center. None on with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 2nd
- Justin Morneau infield single to short. Runner on first with none out and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Marlon Byrd struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Scott Baker struck out swinging. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 3rd
- Jordy Mercer lined out to right. None on with one out and Gerrit Cole due up.
- Gerrit Cole singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Jose Tabata due up.
- Jose Tabata flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Anthony Rizzo doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz lined out to left. Runner on second with one out and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney grounded out to first. On the play, Anthony Rizzo advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic flied out to center to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 4th
- Andrew McCutchen struck out looking. None on with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Marlon Byrd lined out to short to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Welington Castillo flied out to center. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Scott Baker due up.
- Scott Baker bunt foul out to catcher. Runner on first with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena flied out to center to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 5th
- Pedro Alvarez flied out to center. None on with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin flied out to center. None on with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging. None on with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney popped out to second to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 6th
- Gerrit Cole grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jose Tabata due up.
- Jose Tabata one-out, solo Home Run (5) to center. Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker flied out to center. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Brian Bogusevic walked. Runner on first with none out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo singled to left. On the play, Brian Bogusevic advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney sacrifice bunt to third. On the play, Welington Castillo advances to second and Brian Bogusevic advances to third. Runners on second and third and with one out and Scott Baker due up.
- Dioner Navarro pinch-hitting for Scott Baker.
- Pinch-Hitter Dioner Navarro struck out swinging. Runners on second and third with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 7th
- James Russell starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 9th.
- Justin Morneau grounded out catcher to first. None on with one out and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Marlon Byrd one-out, solo Home Run (23) to right center. Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez lined out to center. None on with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
- Carlos Villanueva enters the game for the Cubs with none on and two outs, batting 9th.
- Russell Martin struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Tony Watson starts the inning for the Pirates, batting 1st.
- Felix Pie is now playing left field, batting 9th.
- Donnie Murphy pinch-hitting for Luis Valbuena.
- Pinch-Hitter Donnie Murphy grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo lined out to right. None on with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 8th
- Jordy Mercer grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Felix Pie due up.
- Travis Snider pinch-hitting for Felix Pie.
- Pinch-Hitter Travis Snider walked. Runner on first with one out and Tony Watson due up.
- Starling Marte pinch-running for Travis Snider.
- Zach Rosscup enters the game for the Cubs with a runner on first with one out, batting 9th.
- Garrett Jones pinch-hitting for Tony Watson.
- Gaby Sanchez pinch-hitting for Garrett Jones.
- Pinch-Hitter Gaby Sanchez flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker singled to center. On the play, Starling Marte advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Blake Parker enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and second with two out, batting 9th.
- Andrew McCutchen grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates, batting 1st.
- Starling Marte remains in the game in left field.
- Ryan Sweeney grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic struck out, but advances to first on a Mark Melancon wild pitch. Runner on first with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Welington Castillo grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Brian Bogusevic out at second to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 2


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: G.Cole (8-7); LP:J.Russell (1-6); S:M.Melancon (15).

Chicago Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 2

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