91-68
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66-93

Game Story

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates' chances of winning the NL Central were dealt a huge blow when the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-2 victory on Wednesday behind a three-run homer by Darnell McDonald.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 1
ChC 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 4 9 2

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
singled to shallow right,
Darwin BarneyDFP
scored
PIT 0 - CHC 1
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
Justin MorneauDFP
walked,
Starling MarteDFP
scored,
Neil WalkerDFP
to third,
Andrew McCutchenDFP
to second
PIT 1 - CHC 1
Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
Darnell McDonaldDFP
homered to deep left,
Donnie MurphyDFP
and
Junior LakeDFP
scored
PIT 1 - CHC 4
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
Jose TabataDFP
tripled to deep right center,
Felix PieDFP
scored
PIT 2 - CHC 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starling MarteDFP
LF
4 1 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 .283
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .318
Justin MorneauDFP
1B
3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 .271
Garrett JonesDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .230
Tony SánchezDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .237
Felix PieDFP
PR
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Clint BarmesDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212
Jose TabataDFP
PH
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279
Francisco LirianoDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .064
Vin MazzaroDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Andrew LamboDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .185
Bryan MorrisDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Jeanmar GómezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
Marlon ByrdDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .284
Totals 34 2 6 2 0 2 7 3 15
Batting
2B - J Morneau (4, J Arrieta)
3B - J Tabata (5, K Gregg)
RBI - J Morneau (3), J Tabata (33)
2-out RBI - J Morneau
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Marte 1, A McCutchen 1, J Morneau 1, G Jones 2, T Sanchez 1
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - S Marte 3 (40, 2nd base off J Arrieta/J Boscan, 2nd base off J Arrieta/J Boscan, 2nd base off J Arrieta/J Boscan)
Fielding
E - J Morneau (1, field)
PB - T Sanchez
DP - 1 (C Barmes-N Walker-J Morneau)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .211
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
3 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 .232
Donnie MurphyDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 5 .259
Junior LakeDFP
LF
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 .290
Darnell McDonaldDFP
RF
4 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 .275
Ryan SweeneyDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
J.C. BoscanDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .200
Jake ArrietaDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .133
Nate SchierholtzDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Justin GrimmDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pedro StropDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brian BogusevicDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .278
Kevin GreggDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 4 9 4 1 2 10 2 18
Batting
2B - S Castro (32, B Morris); D Barney (25, F Liriano); D McDonald 2 (4, F Liriano 2)
HR - D McDonald (1, 6th inning off F Liriano 2 on, 0 Out)
RBI - A Rizzo (79), D McDonald 3 (5)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lake 4, J Arrieta 1, B Bogusevic 1
GIDP - N Schierholtz
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - A Rizzo (6, 2nd base off F Liriano/T Sanchez), D Murphy (2, 2nd base off F Liriano/T Sanchez)
Fielding
E - S Castro (22, field 2)
DP - 1 (D Murphy)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Francisco LirianoDFP
(L, 16-8)
5.0 8 4 4 1 8 1 1.22 3.02
Vin MazzaroDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.22 2.84
Bryan MorrisDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.31 3.52
Jeanmar GómezDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.12 3.16

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jake ArrietaDFP
(W, 4-2)
6.0 4 1 1 2 1 0 1.12 3.66
Justin GrimmDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.75 2.25
Pedro StropDFP
(HLD, 14)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.90 2.62
Kevin GreggDFP
(SV, 33)
1.0 1 1 0 0 3 0 1.37 3.48
Pitching
WP - B Morris
IBB - A Rizzo (by B Morris)
HBP - J Boscan (by V Mazzaro); S Marte (by J Arrieta)
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 105-66; V Mazzaro 15-13; B Morris 19-10; J Gomez 14-10; J Arrieta 84-54; J Grimm 14-9; P Strop 15-8; K Gregg 22-15
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 6-4; V Mazzaro 2-0; B Morris 2-1; J Gomez 2-1; J Arrieta 8-6; J Grimm 0-1; P Strop 1-1; K Gregg 1-0
Batters faced - F Liriano 24; V Mazzaro 3; B Morris 5; J Gomez 4; J Arrieta 25; J Grimm 3; P Strop 4; K Gregg 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:05.
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--Mike DiMuro. 3B--Scott Barry.
Weather: 65 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 10 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 26,171.