Chi Cubs 13, Pittsburgh 9
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 9 14 1
Chi Cubs 1 0 0 0 4 5 0 3 X 13 15 1
WP: J. Beliveau (1-0)
LP: J. Hughes (2-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- S. Marte lined out to center
- N. Walker flied out to deep center
- A. McCutchen walked
- G. Jones singled to second, A. McCutchen to second
- A. McCutchen stole third
- G. Sanchez struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
- J. Mather flied out to shallow left center
- D. Barney grounded out to second
- A. Rizzo doubled to left center
- A. Soriano singled to shallow center, A. Rizzo scored
- S. Castro struck out swinging

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

  Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- P. Alvarez grounded out to second
- C. Barmes singled to shallow left
- R. Barajas homered to deep left, C. Barmes scored
- J. Locke grounded out to second
- S. Marte singled to shallow center
- S. Marte stole second
- N. Walker walked
- A. McCutchen singled to shallow left, S. Marte scored, N. Walker to second
- G. Jones flied out to left

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

  Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
- W. Castillo hit by pitch
- D. Sappelt flied out to left
- L. Valbuena struck out swinging
- C. Volstad singled to center, W. Castillo to second
- J. Mather grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- G. Sanchez lined out to right
- P. Alvarez grounded out to second
- C. Barmes singled to shallow center
- R. Barajas walked, C. Barmes to second
- J. Locke grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
- D. Barney walked
- A. Rizzo grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, D. Barney out at second
- A. Soriano lined out to third

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

  Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- S. Marte struck out swinging
- N. Walker singled to shallow center
- A. McCutchen singled to shallow right center, N. Walker to second, N. Walker out at third
- A. McCutchen stole second
- G. Jones lined out to left

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

  Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
- S. Castro flied out to right
- W. Castillo safe at first on shortstop C. Barmes' fielding error
- D. Sappelt popped out to first
- L. Valbuena grounded out to second

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

  Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- G. Sanchez singled to left
- P. Alvarez homered to deep left, G. Sanchez scored
- C. Barmes struck out swinging
- R. Barajas walked
- J. Locke grounded out to pitcher, R. Barajas to second
- A. Cabrera relieved C. Volstad
- S. Marte singled to left, R. Barajas scored
- S. Marte to third on W. Castillo's throwing error
- N. Walker struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Pittsburgh 6, Chi Cubs 1

  Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
- J. Vitters hit for A. Cabrera
- J. Vitters grounded out to third
- J. Mather homered to deep left center
- D. Barney singled to center
- A. Rizzo homered to deep center, D. Barney scored
- A. Soriano singled to shallow left
- C. Resop relieved J. Locke
- S. Castro grounded out to second, A. Soriano to second
- W. Castillo singled to center, A. Soriano scored, W. Castillo to second advancing on throw
- D. Sappelt struck out swinging

4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 6, Chi Cubs 5

  Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- M. Socolovich relieved A. Cabrera
- A. McCutchen walked
- G. Jones struck out swinging
- G. Sanchez singled to shallow right center, A. McCutchen to second
- J. Beliveau relieved M. Socolovich
- P. Alvarez homered to deep center, A. McCutchen and G. Sanchez scored
- C. Barmes walked
- R. Barajas flied out to shallow center
- J. Harrison hit for C. Resop
- J. Harrison struck out swinging

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 9, Chi Cubs 5

  Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
- R. VandenHurk relieved C. Resop
- L. Valbuena singled to left
- B. LaHair hit for J. Beliveau
- B. LaHair singled to right, L. Valbuena to second
- L. Valbuena to third, B. LaHair to second on wild pitch
- J. Mather walked
- J. Hughes relieved R. VandenHurk
- D. Barney singled to left, L. Valbuena scored, B. LaHair to third, J. Mather to second
- A. Rizzo homered to deep right center, B. LaHair, J. Mather and D. Barney scored
- C. Qualls relieved J. Hughes
- A. Soriano struck out swinging
- S. Castro grounded out to third
- W. Castillo walked
- D. Sappelt grounded into fielder's choice, W. Castillo out at second

5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 9, Chi Cubs 10

  Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- J. Chapman relieved J. Beliveau
- S. Marte tripled to deep right
- N. Walker lined out to second
- A. McCutchen struck out looking
- G. Jones walked
- S. Marte caught stealing, pitcher to catcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 9, Chi Cubs 10

  Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
- C. Leroux relieved C. Qualls
- L. Valbuena grounded out to second
- A. Cardenas hit for J. Chapman
- A. Cardenas grounded out to pitcher
- J. Mather struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 9, Chi Cubs 10

  Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- S. Camp relieved J. Chapman
- D. DeJesus in right field
- G. Sanchez flied out to right center
- P. Alvarez flied out to deep center
- J. Clement hit for C. Barmes
- J. Clement flied out to left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 9, Chi Cubs 10

  Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
- J. Mercer at shortstop
- D. Barney walked
- A. Rizzo struck out swinging
- A. Soriano doubled to right, D. Barney scored
- T. Campana ran for A. Soriano
- S. Castro singled to shortstop, T. Campana to third
- W. Castillo struck out swinging
- J. Wilson relieved C. Leroux
- S. Castro stole second
- D. DeJesus singled to right, T. Campana and S. Castro scored, D. DeJesus to second advancing on throw
- L. Valbuena flied out to left

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 9, Chi Cubs 13

  Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- J. Mather in left field
- J. Mather in left field
- T. Campana in center field
- C. Marmol relieved S. Camp
- B. Holt hit for R. Barajas
- B. Holt walked
- T. Snider hit for J. Wilson
- T. Snider struck out swinging
- S. Marte grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, B. Holt out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 9, Chi Cubs 13
 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
P. Alvarez Pedro Alvarez
2-5, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Chi Cubs
A. Rizzo Anthony Rizzo
3-5, 2 HR
6 RBI