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W:J.Samardzija(1-0) L:A.Burnett(0-1) S:K.Fujikawa (1)
HR: CHC- A.Rizzo (1) PIT- None



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

Pittsburgh Bottom 1st
- Starling Marte walked. Runner on first with none out and Garrett Jones 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.
- 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.
- Pedro Alvarez struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Gaby Sanchez due up.
- Gaby Sanchez struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Luis Valbuena struck out looking. None on with one out and Brent Lillibridge due up.
- Brent Lillibridge struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 2nd
- Neil Walker singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin popped out to second. Runner on first with one out and Clint Barmes due up.
- Clint Barmes struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and A.J. Burnett due up.
- A.J. Burnett struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- David DeJesus struck out swinging. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Starlin Castro stole second. Runner on second with one out and Anthony Rizzo at the plate.
- Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 3rd
- Starling Marte grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Garrett Jones due up.
- Garrett Jones grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Nate Schierholtz walked. Runner on first with none out and Welington Castillo 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.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging. Runners on second and third with one out and Brent Lillibridge due up.
- Brent Lillibridge struck out swinging. Runners on second and third with two outs and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 4th
- Pedro Alvarez grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.
- Gaby Sanchez grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker struck out swinging, catcher to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- David DeJesus lined out to short. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro struck out looking. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 5th
- Russell Martin grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Clint Barmes due up.
- Clint Barmes fouled out to catcher. None on with two outs and A.J. Burnett due up.
- A.J. Burnett struck out swinging on a foul tip to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Alfonso Soriano grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Nate Schierholtz due up.
- Nate Schierholtz was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and Welington Castillo due up.
- 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.
- Justin Wilson enters the game for the Pirates with none on and two out.
- Luis Valbuena flied out to center to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 6th
- Starling Marte grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Garrett Jones due up.
- Garrett Jones grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Pedro Alvarez grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Brent Lillibridge struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija struck out looking. None on with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus lined out to left to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 7th
- Gaby Sanchez popped out to third. None on with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Neil Walker grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
- Russell Martin grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Jared Hughes starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Starlin Castro grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 8th
- Alberto Gonzalez enters the game, playing second base, replacing Brent Lillibridge.
- Jose Tabata is pinch-hitting for Clint Barmes.
- Pinch-Hitter Jose Tabata grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jared Hughes due up.
- Travis Snider is pinch-hitting for Jared Hughes.
- Pinch-Hitter Travis Snider struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Starling Marte due up.
- Starling Marte struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Mark Melancon starts the inning for the Pirates.
- John McDonald enters the game, playing shortstop, batting 1st.
- Jose Tabata remains in the game, playing left field, replacing Starling Marte.
- Nate Schierholtz reached first on John McDonald`s throwing error. Runner on first with none out and Welington Castillo due up.
- Nate Schierholtz stole second. Runner on second with none out and Welington Castillo at the plate.
- Welington Castillo struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- 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.
- Alberto Gonzalez struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Bottom 9th
- Carlos Marmol starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Garrett Jones struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with one out and Andrew McCutchen due up.
- Andrew McCutchen was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and Pedro Alvarez due up.
- Andrew McCutchen stole second. Runner on second with one out and Pedro Alvarez at the plate.
- Pedro Alvarez singled to center scored Andrew McCutchen. Runner on first with one out and Gaby Sanchez due up.
- Gaby Sanchez walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Neil Walker due up.
- Josh Harrison is pinch-running for Gaby Sanchez.
- James Russell enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and second and one out.
- Neil Walker flied out to right. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Russell Martin due up.
- Kyuji Fujikawa enters the game for the Cubs with runners on first and second and two out.
- Russell Martin flied out to center to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 1


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: J.Samardzija (1-0); LP:A.Burnett (0-1); S:K.Fujikawa (1).

Chicago Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 1

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