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W:M.Melancon(3-2) L:K.Gregg(2-6) S:J.Grilli (32)
HR: PIT- N.Walker (14), S.Marte (12) CHC- None



Pittsburgh Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Mike DiMuro; First, Scott Barry; Second, Alfonso Marquez; Third, Ted Barrett;
- Jose Tabata grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker one-out, solo Home Run (14) to left center. Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau flied out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Andrew McCutchen advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and Marlon Byrd at the plate.
- Marlon Byrd grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 1st
- Starlin Castro grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena popped out to short. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 2nd
- Pedro Alvarez struck out looking. None on with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin walked. Runner on first with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer reached first on Luis Valbuena`s fielding error. On the play, Russell Martin advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Charlie Morton due up.
- Charlie Morton grounded into a fielder`s choice, pitcher to catcher. On the play, Jordy Mercer advances to second and Russell Martin out at home. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jose Tabata due up.
- Jose Tabata grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Charlie Morton out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 2nd
- Dioner Navarro lined out to center. None on with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney walked. Runner on first with two outs and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic doubled to right. On the play, Ryan Sweeney advances to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney lined out to left to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 3rd
- Neil Walker grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen flied out to right. None on with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 3rd
- Jeff Samardzija struck out looking. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 4th
- Marlon Byrd struck out swinging. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin grounded out third to first. On the play, Pedro Alvarez advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer intentionally walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Charlie Morton due up.
- Charlie Morton struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 4th
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Dioner Navarro due up.
- Dioner Navarro grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 5th
- Jose Tabata struck out swinging. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker struck out looking. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen walked. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Andrew McCutchen advances to second on a passed ball. Runner on second with two outs and Justin Morneau at the plate.
- Justin Morneau walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Marlon Byrd grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Justin Morneau out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 5th
- Ryan Sweeney struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brian Bogusevic due up.
- Brian Bogusevic struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with two outs and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija struck out looking to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 6th
- Pedro Alvarez grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin singled to left center. Runner on first with one out and Jordy Mercer due up.
- Jordy Mercer struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Charlie Morton due up.
- Charlie Morton singled to center. On the play, Russell Martin advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jose Tabata due up.
- Jose Tabata struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 6th
- Starlin Castro singled to first. Runner on first with none out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena grounded into a double play, first to short. On the play, Starlin Castro out at second. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 7th
- Carlos Villanueva starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 9th.
- Neil Walker flied out to center. None on with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen flied out to center. None on with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 7th
- Starling Marte enters the game for the Pirates playing left field, batting 1st.
- Dioner Navarro singled to left center. Runner on first with none out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney grounded into a double play, second to first to short. On the play, Dioner Navarro out at second to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 8th
- Hector Rondon starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 9th.
- Marlon Byrd grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez popped out to short. None on with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 8th
- Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates, batting 9th.
- Clint Barmes enters the game for the Pirates playing shortstop, batting 8th.
- Brian Bogusevic singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded out pitcher to first. On the play, Brian Bogusevic advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Hector Rondon due up.
- Donnie Murphy is pinch-hitting for Hector Rondon.
- Brian Bogusevic advances to third on a wild pitch. Runner on third with one out and Donnie Murphy at the plate.
- Pinch-Hitter Donnie Murphy singled to left scored Brian Bogusevic. Runner on first with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 9th
- Kevin Gregg starts the inning for the Cubs, batting 9th.
- Clint Barmes struck out swinging. None on with one out and Mark Melancon due up.
- Travis Snider is pinch hitting for Mark Melancon.
- Pinch-Hitter Travis Snider struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
- Starling Marte two-out, solo Home Run (12) to left. Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 9th
- Tony Watson starts the inning for the Pirates, batting 9th.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Dioner Navarro due up.
- Jason Grilli enters the game for the Pirates, batting 9th, with none on and one out.
- Dioner Navarro walked. Runner on first with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Logan Watkins is pinch running for Dioner Navarro.
- Nate Schierholtz grounded into a fielder`s choice, first to short. On the play, Logan Watkins out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Ryan Sweeney due up.
- Ryan Sweeney singled to right. On the play, Nate Schierholtz out at home attempting to score, center to first to catcher to end the game.

Pittsburgh 2, Chicago Cubs 1


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: M.Melancon (3-2); LP:K.Gregg (2-6); S:J.Grilli (32).

Pittsburgh 2, Chicago Cubs 1

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