7 - 6
2-5

Game Story

The Pirates had a four-run lead in the first inning and were up two runs after five. Both times the Cubs came back, with Starlin Castro providing much of the power. In the end, the Pirates were finally able to shut down Chicago. Pedro Alvarez had two hits and two RBIs, and Russell Martin drove in...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 7 11 1
ChC 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 10 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Pittsburgh
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
doubled to shallow right center,
Starling MarteDFP
and
Andrew McCutchenDFP
scored
PIT 2 - CHC 0
Neil WalkerDFP
singled to shallow right,
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
scored,
Russell MartinDFP
to third
PIT 3 - CHC 0
Travis IshikawaDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Russell MartinDFP
scored
PIT 4 - CHC 0
Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
Emilio BonifacioDFP
singled to shallow center,
Ryan SweeneyDFP
scored,
Welington CastilloDFP
to second
PIT 4 - CHC 1
Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
Starlin CastroDFP
homered to deep left,
Anthony RizzoDFP
and
Luis ValbuenaDFP
scored
PIT 4 - CHC 4
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchenDFP
singled to shallow center,
Starling MarteDFP
scored,
Travis SniderDFP
to second
PIT 5 - CHC 4
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
Travis IshikawaDFP
tripled to right,
Russell MartinDFP
scored
PIT 6 - CHC 4
Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
Starlin CastroDFP
homered to deep left
PIT 6 - CHC 5
Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
singled to shallow center,
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored
PIT 6 - CHC 6
Top 8th: Pittsburgh
Russell MartinDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Starling MarteDFP
scored
PIT 7 - CHC 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starling MarteDFP
LF
3 3 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 .310
Travis SniderDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .250
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
3 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .269
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
4 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 .192
Russell MartinDFP
C
3 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .250
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Travis IshikawaDFP
1B
4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 .294
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .174
Charlie MortonDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .000
Jose TabataDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Tony WatsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mark MelanconDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Josh HarrisonDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Jason GrilliDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 7 11 7 0 7 7 2 15
Batting
2B - S Marte (2, E Jackson); P Alvarez (1, E Jackson); R Martin (1, E Jackson)
3B - T Ishikawa (1, E Jackson)
S - C Morton
SF - R Martin, T Ishikawa
RBI - A McCutchen (3), P Alvarez 2 (5), R Martin (4), N Walker (3), T Ishikawa 2 (3)
2-out RBI - A McCutchen
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Marte 2, P Alvarez 1, N Walker 1, C Morton 1, J Tabata 1
Team LOB - 11
Running
SB - S Marte 2 (2, 2nd base off E Jackson/W Castillo, 2nd base off P Strop/W Castillo)
Fielding
E - S Marte (1, field)
DP - 1 (T Ishikawa)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B
5 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .515
Ryan KalishDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .182
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .296
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .174
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .250
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 .310
Ryan SweeneyDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .118
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .095
Edwin JacksonDFP
P
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mike OltDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
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
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
José VerasDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junior LakeDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .278
Totals 36 6 10 6 2 1 8 1 11
Batting
HR - S Castro 2 (2, 3rd inning off C Morton 2 on, 1 Out, 6th inning off C Morton 0 on, 0 Out)
S - R Kalish
RBI - E Bonifacio (2), A Rizzo (4), S Castro 4 (6)
2-out RBI - E Bonifacio
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Kalish 1, L Valbuena 1
GIDP - R Kalish
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - E Bonifacio (5, 3rd base off T Watson/R Martin)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Charlie MortonDFP
6.0 8 5 5 1 5 2 1.17 3.75
Tony WatsonDFP
(W, 2-0)(BS, 1)
1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0.69 2.08
Mark MelanconDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.75 2.25
Jason GrilliDFP
(SV, 2)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.25 2.25

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edwin JacksonDFP
4.2 9 6 6 4 4 0 1.90 6.30
Brian SchlitterDFP
1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.40 1.80
Justin GrimmDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.29 0.00
Pedro StropDFP
(L, 0-1)
0.1 0 1 1 2 1 0 1.09 2.45
James RussellDFP
0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.88 3.38
José VerasDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.63 10.13
Pitching
IBB - J Mercer (by E Jackson)
HBP - R Martin (by E Jackson)
Pitches-strikes - C Morton 101-74; T Watson 20-12; M Melancon 9-8; J Grilli 10-7; E Jackson 85-52; B Schlitter 16-8; J Grimm 17-11; P Strop 14-6; J Russell 18-8; J Veras 14-10
Ground balls-fly balls - C Morton 12-5; T Watson 1-0; M Melancon 1-1; J Grilli 1-0; E Jackson 3-8; B Schlitter 4-0; J Grimm 3-1; P Strop 0-0; J Russell 1-1; J Veras 2-0
Batters faced - C Morton 27; T Watson 5; M Melancon 3; J Grilli 3; E Jackson 27; B Schlitter 4; J Grimm 5; P Strop 3; J Russell 3; J Veras 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20.
Umpires: HP--Jeff Nelson. 1B--Laz Diaz. 2B--Mark Carlson. 3B--Scott Barry.
Weather: 48 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 26,177.