66-87
2 - 3
82-70

Game Story

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- It might be way too early to call the Pittsburgh Pirates a team of destiny. But after what manager Clint Hurdle witnessed Thursday night, he had to stop and wonder.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bos 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 8 1
Pit 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X 3 7 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
Ike Davis walked, Travis Snider scored, Andrew McCutchen to third, Starling Marte to second
BOS 0 - PIT 1
Top 3rd: Boston
Mookie Betts singled to center, Christian Vázquez scored
BOS 1 - PIT 1
Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
Chris Stewart singled to center, Ike Davis scored, Jordy Mercer to third
BOS 1 - PIT 2
Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
Starling Marte homered (402 ft.) to deep left center
BOS 1 - PIT 3
Top 8th: Boston
Xander Bogaerts hit sacrifice fly to center, Christian Vázquez scored
BOS 2 - PIT 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Boston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Mookie Betts2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 .283
Xander BogaertsSS 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .239
David Ortiz1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .261
Allen CraigRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .121
Jemile WeeksPR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Daniel NavaLF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
Will Middlebrooks3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .188
Jackie Bradley Jr.CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .203
Christian VázquezC 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .217
Brandon WorkmanP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Alex WilsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junichi TazawaP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Garin CecchiniPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
Drake BrittonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Burke BadenhopP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 2 8 2 0 0 9 1 10
Batting
S - B Workman
SF - X Bogaerts
RBI - M Betts (13), X Bogaerts (43)
2-out RBI - M Betts
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - X Bogaerts 1, J Bradley Jr
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - M Betts (6, 2nd base off G Cole/C Stewart)
Fielding
E - W Middlebrooks (4, field)
DP - 1 (X Bogaerts-D Ortiz)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh Harrison3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .319
Travis SniderRF 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .258
Grégory PolancoRF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Andrew McCutchenCF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .308
Neil Walker2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .279
Starling MarteLF 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .289
Ike Davis1B 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .235
Gaby SánchezPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Jordy MercerSS 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .265
Chris StewartC 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .288
Gerrit ColeP 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .195
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Mark MelanconP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 3 7 3 1 3 7 0 13
Batting
2B - J Mercer (26, B Workman)
HR - S Marte (13, 5th inning off B Workman 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI - S Marte (53), I Davis (50), C Stewart (10)
2-out RBI - S Marte, I Davis
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Snider 1, J Mercer 2
GIDP - N Walker
Team LOB - 6
Running
CS - J Harrison (7, 2nd base by B Workman/C Vazquez)

Pitching

Boston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brandon Workman(L, 1-10) 5.0 7 3 2 3 6 1 1.43 5.17
Alex Wilson 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.96 2.16
Junichi Tazawa 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 2.92
Drake Britton 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.64 0.00
Burke Badenhop 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.27 2.37

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Gerrit Cole(W, 10-5) 7.0 6 2 2 0 7 0 1.27 3.85
Tony Watson(HLD, 33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 1.50
Mark Melancon(SV, 30) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.88 1.88
Pitching
HBP - A Craig (by M Melancon)
Pitches-strikes - B Workman 95-61; A Wilson 15-11; J Tazawa 13-8; D Britton 5-4; B Badenhop 3-3; G Cole 98-66; T Watson 15-11; M Melancon 15-11
Ground balls-fly balls - B Workman 9-3; A Wilson 1-1; J Tazawa 1-0; D Britton 0-1; B Badenhop 0-1; G Cole 11-5; T Watson 0-2; M Melancon 3-0
Batters faced - B Workman 24; A Wilson 3; J Tazawa 3; D Britton 2; B Badenhop 1; G Cole 27; T Watson 3; M Melancon 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:53.
Umpires: HP--Mike Muchlinski. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 67 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 36,862.