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Game Story

Pedro Alvarez stepped to the plate ready to strike in a big spot. Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. The ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 8 2
ChC 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
Emilio BonifacioDFP
scored on
Tony SánchezDFP
's throwing error
PIT 0 - CHC 1
Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Starlin CastroDFP
singled to shallow left,
Anthony RizzoDFP
scored,
Nate SchierholtzDFP
to third
PIT 0 - CHC 2
Nate SchierholtzDFP
scored,
Starlin CastroDFP
to second on wild pitch
PIT 0 - CHC 3
Welington CastilloDFP
singled to shallow left,
Starlin CastroDFP
scored,
Welington CastilloDFP
to third advancing on throw
PIT 0 - CHC 4
Top 7th: Pittsburgh
Travis SniderDFP
homered to deep center,
Neil WalkerDFP
scored
PIT 2 - CHC 4
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
homered to deep center,
Starling MarteDFP
and
Andrew McCutchenDFP
scored
PIT 5 - 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 1 2 1 1 .297
Jose TabataDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .294
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .148
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
3 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 3 .212
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
5 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 4 .229
Gaby SánchezDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .182
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
Jason GrilliDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tony SánchezDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .333
Neil WalkerDFP
2B
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .229
Clint BarmesDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167
Travis SniderDFP
PH-RF
2 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 .267
Gerrit ColeDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Travis IshikawaDFP
PH-1B
2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
Totals 35 5 8 5 2 5 13 1 14
Batting
2B - N Walker (2, T Wood)
HR - P Alvarez (5, 7th inning off J Russell 2 on, 2 Out), T Snider (2, 7th inning off B Schlitter 1 on, 0 Out)
RBI - P Alvarez 3 (10), T Snider 2 (4)
2-out RBI - P Alvarez 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Tabata 1, P Alvarez 2
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - S Marte (3, 2nd base off T Wood/W Castillo)
Fielding
E - T Sanchez (1, throw); G Cole (1, field)
DP - 1 (G Cole-C Barmes-G Sanchez)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Emilio BonifacioDFP
2B-3B
4 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 .452
Ryan KalishDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .125
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .371
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .185
Junior LakeDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .240
Ryan SweeneyDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .118
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .342
Mike OltDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .136
Justin GrimmDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Luis ValbuenaDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .235
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .179
Travis WoodDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200
Totals 32 4 6 2 0 4 15 3 15
Batting
RBI - S Castro (7), W Castillo (2)
2-out RBI - W Castillo
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Bonifacio 3
GIDP - M Olt
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - E Bonifacio 2 (7, 2nd base off G Cole/T Sanchez, 4th base off G Cole/T Sanchez), N Schierholtz (1, 2nd base off G Cole/T Sanchez)
CS - E Bonifacio (1, 3rd base by G Cole/T Sanchez)

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Gerrit ColeDFP
(W, 2-0)
6.0 5 4 3 2 10 0 1.15 3.46
Tony WatsonDFP
(HLD, 2)
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.56 1.69
Mark MelanconDFP
(HLD, 4)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.60 1.80
Jason GrilliDFP
(SV, 3)
1.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1.60 1.80

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Travis WoodDFP
6.0 4 1 1 3 9 0 1.14 2.92
Brian SchlitterDFP
0.2 2 3 3 1 0 1 0.88 6.35
James RussellDFP
(L, 0-1)(BS, 1)
0.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2.63 6.75
Justin GrimmDFP
1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.17 0.00
Héctor RondónDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.83 0.00
Pitching
WP - G Cole
HBP - T Wood (by G Cole)
Pitches-strikes - T Watson 13-7; M Melancon 16-12; J Grilli 27-14; G Cole 100-70; J Grimm 21-12; H Rondon 8-7; T Wood 106-65; B Schlitter 24-15; J Russell 7-3
Ground balls-fly balls - T Watson 1-1; M Melancon 1-0; J Grilli 2-0; G Cole 7-2; J Grimm 2-1; H Rondon 1-0; T Wood 6-6; B Schlitter 1-2; J Russell 0-1
Batters faced - T Watson 3; M Melancon 3; J Grilli 6; G Cole 25; J Grimm 5; H Rondon 3; T Wood 25; B Schlitter 5; J Russell 2
Game Details
Game Time: 3:20.
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Weather: 61 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 25,502.