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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 Álvarez doubled to shallow right center, Starling Marte and Andrew McCutchen scored
PIT 2 - CHC 0
Neil Walker singled to shallow right, Pedro Álvarez scored, Russell Martin to third
PIT 3 - CHC 0
Travis Ishikawa hit sacrifice fly to center, Russell Martin scored
PIT 4 - CHC 0
Bottom 2nd: Chi Cubs
Emilio Bonifacio singled to shallow center, Ryan Sweeney scored, Welington Castillo to second
PIT 4 - CHC 1
Bottom 3rd: Chi Cubs
Starlin Castro homered to deep left, Anthony Rizzo and Luis Valbuena scored
PIT 4 - CHC 4
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
Andrew McCutchen singled to shallow center, Starling Marte scored, Travis Snider to second
PIT 5 - CHC 4
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
Travis Ishikawa tripled to right, Russell Martin scored
PIT 6 - CHC 4
Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
Starlin Castro homered to deep left
PIT 6 - CHC 5
Bottom 7th: Chi Cubs
Anthony Rizzo singled to shallow center, Emilio Bonifacio scored
PIT 6 - CHC 6
Top 8th: Pittsburgh
Russell Martin hit sacrifice fly to right, Starling Marte scored
PIT 7 - CHC 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Starling MarteLF 3 3 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 .310
Travis SniderRF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .250
Andrew McCutchenCF 3 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .269
Pedro Álvarez3B 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 .192
Russell MartinC 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .250
Neil Walker2B 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Travis Ishikawa1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 .294
Jordy MercerSS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .174
Charlie MortonP 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .000
Jose TabataPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mark MelanconP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Josh HarrisonPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Jason GrilliP 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 Bonifacio2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .515
Ryan KalishLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .182
Anthony Rizzo1B 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .296
Nate SchierholtzRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .174
Luis Valbuena3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .250
Starlin CastroSS 4 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 .310
Ryan SweeneyCF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .118
Welington CastilloC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .095
Edwin JacksonP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Brian SchlitterP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mike OltPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
Justin GrimmP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pedro StropP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
James RussellP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
José VerasP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junior LakePH 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 Morton 6.0 8 5 5 1 5 2 1.17 3.75
Tony Watson(W, 2-0)(BS, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0.69 2.08
Mark Melancon(HLD, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.75 2.25
Jason Grilli(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 Jackson 4.2 9 6 6 4 4 0 1.90 6.30
Brian Schlitter 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.40 1.80
Justin Grimm 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.29 0.00
Pedro Strop(L, 0-1) 0.1 0 1 1 2 1 0 1.09 2.45
James Russell 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.88 3.38
José Veras 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.