Pirates Shutout Cubs 1-0 in 10

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Neil Walker won it in the 10th with a walk-off home run as Pittsburgh shutout Chicago, 1-0.


Francisco Liriano (0-0) pitched six innings and picked up a no-decision after he allowed no runs on four hits with 10 strikeouts and three walks. Bryan Morris (1-0) collected his first win on the season after going one inning, giving up one hit, striking out one and walking no one. The loss went to Carlos Villanueva (0-1), who registered a zero-out inning and allowed one run on one hit with no strikeouts and no walks. Walker was impressive at the plate for the Pirates, going 1 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Emilio Bonifacio finished 4 for 5 with a double and a stolen base in the loss.

The Pirates will play the Cubs again Wednesday at PNC Park at 7:05 PM EDT.


Cubs Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.1 P. Strop 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 14
A 94.8 J. Russell 0.2 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 7
A 94.1 J. Samardzija 7.0 0.00 1.00 5 3 2 89
C 75.3 J. Grimm 0.1 0.00 3.00 0 1 1 10
F 55.0 C. Villanueva 0.0 1 0 0 8


Cubs Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 100.5 E. Bonifacio CF 5 4 0 0 0 0 0
B+ 89.6 L. Valbuena PH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
C+ 77.9 D. Barney 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
C 75.0 W. Castillo C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2
C 74.0 S. Castro SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
C 73.7 N. Schierholt RF 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
C 72.0 J. Lake LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 2
C- 71.0 R. Kalish PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 R. Sweeney PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D 63.0 M. Olt 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
F 59.0 A. Rizzo 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3


Pirates Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 94.4 T. Watson 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 10
A 93.5 F. Liriano 6.0 0.00 1.17 4 10 3 104
B+ 89.7 B. Morris 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 1 0 13
B+ 87.8 M. Melancon 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 10
B+ 87.8 J. Grilli 1.0 0.00 1.00 0 0 1 17


Pirates Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A- 90.0 T. Ishikawa 1B 3 2 0 0 0 0 1
B+ 88.5 N. Walker 2B 4 1 1 1 1 0 0
B 86.5 S. Marte LF 3 1 0 0 0 1 0
B 84.4 A. McCutchen CF 3 1 0 0 0 1 1
C 74.7 R. Martin C 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C 73.0 T. Snider RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1
C- 70.0 J. Harrison PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 65.0 J. Mercer SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- 60.0 P. Alvarez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2