90-67
2 - 1
65-92

Game Story

CHICAGO (AP) -- The long wait is over, Pittsburgh. Your Pirates are finally headed back to the postseason.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 0
ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Pittsburgh
Neil WalkerDFP
homered to deep left
PIT 1 - CHC 0
Bottom 8th: Chi Cubs
Donnie MurphyDFP
singled,
Brian BogusevicDFP
scored
PIT 1 - CHC 1
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
Starling MarteDFP
homered to deep left
PIT 2 - CHC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jose TabataDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .276
Starling MarteDFP
LF
1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .280
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
5 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 .252
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .319
Justin MorneauDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .254
Marlon ByrdDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .283
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .230
Russell MartinDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .230
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .280
Clint BarmesDFP
SS
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214
Charlie MortonDFP
P
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .147
Mark MelanconDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Travis SniderDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .220
Tony WatsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jason GrilliDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 2 6 2 2 4 11 0 12
Batting
HR - S Marte (12, 9th inning off K Gregg 0 on, 2 Out), N Walker (14, 1st inning off J Samardzija 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - S Marte (34), N Walker (51)
2-out RBI - S Marte
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Tabata 2, M Byrd 2, C Morton 1
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
Outfield assists - A McCutchen
DP - 2 (J Morneau-J Mercer, N Walker-J Morneau-J Mercer)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .218
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
Dioner NavarroDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .303
Logan WatkinsDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250
Ryan SweeneyDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .273
Brian BogusevicDFP
LF
3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .289
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .209
Jeff SamardzijaDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .117
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161
Héctor RondónDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Donnie MurphyDFP
PH
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260
Kevin GreggDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 1 6 1 0 2 6 0 9
Batting
2B - B Bogusevic (7, C Morton)
RBI - D Murphy (22)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Barney 2
GIDP - L Valbuena, R Sweeney
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - L Valbuena (7, field)
PB - D Navarro

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Charlie MortonDFP
7.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 1.24 3.14
Mark MelanconDFP
(W, 3-2)(BS, 5)
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0.97 1.41
Tony WatsonDFP
(HLD, 22)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.89 2.42
Jason GrilliDFP
(SV, 32)
0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.06 2.76

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff SamardzijaDFP
6.0 5 1 1 4 7 1 1.35 4.33
Carlos VillanuevaDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.24 4.13
Héctor RondónDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.44 4.96
Kevin GreggDFP
(L, 2-6)
1.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 1.38 3.54
Pitching
WP - M Melancon, J Samardzija
IBB - J Mercer (by J Samardzija)
HBP - D Barney (by C Morton)
Pitches-strikes - C Morton 89-61; M Melancon 19-13; T Watson 7-5; J Grilli 14-8; J Samardzija 95-58; C Villanueva 8-6; H Rondon 13-9; K Gregg 23-15
Ground balls-fly balls - C Morton 11-1; M Melancon 2-1; T Watson 1-0; J Grilli 1-0; J Samardzija 10-3; C Villanueva 0-2; H Rondon 2-1; K Gregg 0-1
Batters faced - C Morton 24; M Melancon 5; T Watson 1; J Grilli 3; J Samardzija 28; C Villanueva 3; H Rondon 3; K Gregg 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:41.
Umpires: HP--Mike DiMuro. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Weather: 63 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 12 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 32,289.