25-36
2 - 6
30-33

Game Story

Andrew McCutchen made a ''minor'' adjustment in the batter's box a couple weeks ago hoping to give him a fraction of a second longer to see what's coming. McCutchen hit his eighth homer and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. '...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
ChC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 8 1
Pit 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 X 6 10 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
Starling MarteDFP
doubled to left,
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
scored
CHC 0 - PIT 1
Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
homered to right,
Travis SniderDFP
scored
CHC 0 - PIT 3
Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
doubled to right,
Travis SniderDFP
scored
CHC 0 - PIT 4
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
Starlin CastroDFP
doubled to deep right,
Anthony RizzoDFP
scored
CHC 1 - PIT 4
Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
Ike DavisDFP
homered to deep center
CHC 1 - PIT 5
Starling MarteDFP
doubled to shallow right,
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
scored
CHC 1 - PIT 6
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
Starlin CastroDFP
homered to deep center
CHC 2 - PIT 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .265
Junior LakeDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 .276
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .266
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .222
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .208
John BakerDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154
Edwin JacksonDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .080
Justin RuggianoDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .237
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 35 2 8 2 1 0 8 0 8
Batting
2B - S Castro (18, C Morton); N Schierholtz (8, C Morton); C Coghlan (2, J Hughes)
HR - S Castro (8, 9th inning off J Hughes 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - S Castro 2 (31)
2-out RBI - S Castro
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Valbuena 1, J Baker 1, E Jackson 1
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - L Valbuena (5, field)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh HarrisonDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .289
Travis SniderDFP
RF
3 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .231
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
4 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 2 .309
Ike DavisDFP
1B
3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 .245
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
4 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .239
Starling MarteDFP
LF
4 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 .240
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .223
Chris StewartDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .233
Charlie MortonDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
Jose TabataDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
Mark MelanconDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Gaby SánchezDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252
Jared HughesDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 6 10 6 2 3 10 1 14
Batting
2B - T Snider (1, E Jackson); A McCutchen (18, E Jackson); P Alvarez (6, C Villanueva); S Marte 2 (11, E Jackson, C Villanueva)
HR - A McCutchen (8, 3rd inning off E Jackson 1 on, 1 Out), I Davis (5, 8th inning off C Villanueva 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - A McCutchen 3 (31), I Davis (20), S Marte 2 (20)
2-out RBI - A McCutchen
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Harrison 1, P Alvarez 1, C Morton 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - S Marte (15, 2nd base off E Jackson/J Baker)
CS - S Marte (5, Home by E Jackson/J Baker)

Pitching

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edwin JacksonDFP
(L, 4-6)
6.0 7 4 4 2 8 1 1.46 4.70
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
2.0 3 2 2 1 2 1 1.88 7.41

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Charlie MortonDFP
(W, 3-7)
7.0 6 1 1 0 7 0 1.24 3.14
Mark MelanconDFP
(HLD, 12)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.80 2.10
Jared HughesDFP
1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.19 2.14
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - E Jackson 95-65; C Villanueva 31-18; C Morton 82-59; M Melancon 7-5; J Hughes 17-10
Ground balls-fly balls - E Jackson 6-4; C Villanueva 4-3; C Morton 13-5; M Melancon 1-1; J Hughes 3-1
Batters faced - E Jackson 26; C Villanueva 11; C Morton 27; M Melancon 3; J Hughes 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:33.
Umpires: HP--Dan Bellino. 1B--Tom Woodring. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 69 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 24,075.