35-38
3 - 6
31-40

Game Story

The pitch was just a tick up, and Starlin Castro was ready. When Edwin Jackson was limited to five innings, the bullpen took over. Pedro Alvarez's drive fell short on the warning track. These are fun days for the improving Chicago Cubs.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pit 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
ChC 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 X 6 9 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
Anthony RizzoDFP
doubled to right,
Edwin JacksonDFP
and
Luis ValbuenaDFP
scored,
Chris CoghlanDFP
to third
PIT 0 - CHC 2
Starlin CastroDFP
homered to deep left,
Chris CoghlanDFP
and
Anthony RizzoDFP
scored
PIT 0 - CHC 5
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
Jordy MercerDFP
homered to deep left,
Josh HarrisonDFP
and
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
scored
PIT 3 - CHC 5
Bottom 5th: Chi Cubs
Chris CoghlanDFP
homered to deep right
PIT 3 - CHC 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Grégory PolancoDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .367
Starling MarteDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .258
Andrew McCutchenDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .313
Ike DavisDFP
1B
4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .246
Russell MartinDFP
C
2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .276
Josh HarrisonDFP
2B
3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 .302
Pedro ÁlvarezDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .236
Jordy MercerDFP
SS
3 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 .229
Charlie MortonDFP
P
2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .087
Travis SniderDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225
Justin WilsonDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jason GrilliDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Jose TabataDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297
Totals 31 3 7 3 1 4 13 0 14
Batting
HR - J Mercer (5, 5th inning off E Jackson 2 on, 0 Out)
S - R Martin
RBI - J Mercer 3 (19)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A McCutchen 1, P Alvarez 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
Picked Off - G Polanco (1st base, E Jackson)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Luis ValbuenaDFP
2B
5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .282
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .219
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
3 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 .279
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 2 .290
Ryan SweeneyDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .203
Pedro StropDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .208
Mike OltDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 .149
John BakerDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .169
Edwin JacksonDFP
P
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
Brian SchlitterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Wesley WrightDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Justin RuggianoDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Neil RamírezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junior LakeDFP
CF
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Totals 32 6 9 6 2 4 9 0 11
Batting
2B - A Rizzo (11, C Morton)
3B - C Coghlan (2, C Morton)
HR - C Coghlan (2, 5th inning off C Morton 0 on, 0 Out), S Castro (11, 3rd inning off C Morton 2 on, 1 Out)
S - E Jackson
RBI - C Coghlan (4), A Rizzo 2 (40), S Castro 3 (43)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Valbuena 2, S Castro 1
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
Outfield assists - N Schierholtz

Pitching

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Charlie MortonDFP
(L, 4-8)
6.0 8 6 6 2 6 2 1.26 3.47
Justin WilsonDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.41 5.08
Jason GrilliDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.47 4.12

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edwin JacksonDFP
(W, 5-7)
5.0 5 3 3 2 8 1 1.49 5.12
Brian SchlitterDFP
(HLD, 9)
0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.99 2.97
Wesley WrightDFP
(HLD, 7)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.10 2.57
Neil RamírezDFP
(HLD, 7)
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.78 1.00
Pedro StropDFP
(HLD, 7)
1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.24 3.57
Héctor RondónDFP
(SV, 8)
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.16 2.28
Pitching
HBP - J Mercer (by N Ramirez)
Pitches-strikes - C Morton 104-66; J Wilson 13-7; J Grilli 20-13; P Strop 18-11; H Rondon 8-7; E Jackson 86-51; B Schlitter 17-12; W Wright 4-3; N Ramirez 26-15
Ground balls-fly balls - C Morton 6-7; J Wilson 1-0; J Grilli 1-1; P Strop 1-0; H Rondon 0-1; E Jackson 4-2; B Schlitter 3-0; W Wright 0-1; N Ramirez 0-2
Batters faced - C Morton 28; J Wilson 4; J Grilli 5; P Strop 4; H Rondon 3; E Jackson 20; B Schlitter 4; W Wright 1; N Ramirez 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:03.
Umpires: HP--Bob Davidson. 1B--John Tumpane. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Bill Welke.
Weather: 81 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 36,423.