Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(53-86)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 10 1
Pittsburgh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 0
WP: J. Samardzija (9-13)
LP: J. Grilli (1-5)
(72-66)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Chi Cubs
- D. DeJesus popped out to shortstop
- L. Valbuena lined out to first
- A. Rizzo struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
- B. Holt singled to shallow left
- S. Marte sacrificed to first, B. Holt to second
- A. McCutchen hit by pitch
- G. Jones walked, B. Holt to third, A. McCutchen to second
- P. Alvarez singled to shallow right center, B. Holt and A. McCutchen scored, G. Jones to second
- A. Presley struck out swinging
- C. Barmes struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 0, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 2nd: Chi Cubs
- A. Soriano homered to deep left
- S. Castro grounded out to third
- W. Castillo doubled to left
- D. Barney grounded out to shortstop, W. Castillo to third
- J. Samardzija grounded out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
- R. Barajas flied out to deep left
- J. McDonald grounded out to pitcher
- B. Holt struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 3rd: Chi Cubs
- T. Campana singled to center
- D. DeJesus singled to shallow right, T. Campana to third
- L. Valbuena grounded into double play shortstop to first, T. Campana scored, D. DeJesus out at second
- A. Rizzo hit by pitch
- A. Soriano struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
- S. Marte popped out to right center
- A. McCutchen struck out swinging
- G. Jones grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 4th: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro singled to shallow right
- S. Castro stole second
- W. Castillo flied out to center
- D. Barney popped out to right center
- J. Samardzija grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
- P. Alvarez doubled to right
- A. Presley grounded into fielder's choice, P. Alvarez out at third
- C. Barmes flied out to left center
- R. Barajas flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 2, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 5th: Chi Cubs
- T. Campana ground rule double to left
- T. Campana stole third
- D. DeJesus walked
- L. Valbuena hit sacrifice fly to left, T. Campana scored
- A. Rizzo grounded into fielder's choice, D. DeJesus out at second
- A. Soriano flied out to deep center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
- J. McDonald flied out to left
- B. Holt grounded out to first
- S. Marte struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro walked
- W. Castillo flied out to deep center
- D. Barney singled to shallow center, S. Castro to second
- J. Samardzija sacrificed to catcher, S. Castro to third, D. Barney to second
- T. Watson relieved J. McDonald
- T. Campana grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 6th: Pittsburgh
- A. McCutchen struck out swinging
- G. Jones popped out to shallow left
- P. Alvarez grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 2

  Top 7th: Chi Cubs
- D. DeJesus struck out swinging
- L. Valbuena walked
- A. Rizzo singled to right center, L. Valbuena to third
- J. Hughes relieved T. Watson
- A. Soriano struck out swinging, A. Rizzo stole second
- S. Castro grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 2

  Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
- A. Presley grounded bunt out to third
- C. Barmes grounded out to first
- R. Barajas safe at first on shortstop S. Castro's throwing error, R. Barajas to second
- J. Harrison ran for R. Barajas
- J. Clement hit for J. Hughes
- J. Clement singled to right, J. Harrison scored
- B. Holt flied out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Chi Cubs 3, Pittsburgh 3

  Top 8th: Chi Cubs
- M. McKenry catching
- J. Grilli relieved J. Hughes
- W. Castillo singled to shallow left
- D. Barney grounded out to third, W. Castillo to second
- J. Samardzija grounded out to third
- T. Campana walked
- D. DeJesus singled to shallow right, W. Castillo scored, T. Campana to third
- D. DeJesus stole second
- L. Valbuena struck out looking

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 3

  Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
- S. Marte struck out swinging
- A. McCutchen struck out swinging
- G. Jones popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 3

  Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- C. Resop relieved J. Grilli
- A. Rizzo grounded out to shortstop
- A. Soriano grounded out to second
- S. Castro hit by pitch
- S. Castro caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 3

  Bottom 9th: Pittsburgh
- J. Mather in left field
- P. Alvarez grounded out to first
- A. Presley struck out swinging
- G. Sanchez hit for C. Barmes
- G. Sanchez lined out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Chi Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 3
 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
A. Soriano Alfonso Soriano
1-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Pittsburgh
P. Alvarez Pedro Alvarez
2-4
2 RBI