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CLE
@CHW
3
7
OAK
@MIN
6
1
BOS
@NYY
1
4
HOU
@TOR
6
4
NYM
@ATL
6
4
PIT
@CHC
5
4
MIL
@PHI
6
2
ARI
@SFG
6
5
 
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@WSN
1
7
Thursday, April 10, 2014, 2:20 pm
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 25,502, Time of Game: 3:20
Pirates
5
6-3
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Cubs
4
3-6
 Lost 1 
4th, 4 GB
W: Gerrit Cole (2-0)
L: James Russell (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   5  0  0    5  8  2
Cubs            0  0  1   3  0  0   0  0  0    4  6  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Starling Marte LF 4 1 2 0 1 2 5 .297 .409 .405 .814 20 12 0.048 0.76 0.092 -0.044 0.4 1 0 SB
Jose Tabata RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .368 .353 .721 15 9 -0.004 1.32 0.070 -0.073 -0.1 0 0
   Jordy Mercer SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .148 .258 .148 .406 3 3 -0.014 0.59 0.000 -0.014 -0.2 0 2
Andrew McCutchen CF 3 1 0 0 2 3 5 .212 .395 .303 .698 22 11 -0.047 1.11 0.058 -0.105 -0.4 2 0
Pedro Alvarez 3B 5 1 1 3 0 1 5 .229 .341 .686 1.027 13 9 0.369 1.63 0.506 -0.137 1.3 1 1 HR
Gaby Sanchez 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .182 .308 .273 .580 19 12 -0.050 0.76 0.013 -0.062 -0.5 2 0
   Tony Watson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mark Melancon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Grilli P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Tony Sanchez C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .333 .333 .417 .750 22 11 -0.043 0.63 0.013 -0.055 -0.4 15 1
Neil Walker 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .229 .289 .371 .661 16 10 -0.022 0.68 0.034 -0.056 0.1 1 0 2B
Clint Barmes SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 6 5 -0.040 0.80 0.000 -0.040 -0.4 1 1
   Travis Snider PH-RF 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 .267 .333 .467 .800 15 9 0.069 0.79 0.084 -0.015 1.2 1 0 HR
Gerrit Cole P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 12 8 0.018 0.55 0.028 -0.009 0.1 0 1
   Travis Ishikawa PH-1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .261 .308 .478 .786 3 3 -0.021 0.86 0.011 -0.032 -0.1 3 0
Team Totals 35 5 8 5 5 13 40 .229 .325 .429 .754 166 102 0.263 0.94 0.909 -0.642 0.9 27 6
2B: N Walker (2, off T Wood).
HR: T Snider (2, off B Schlitter, 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep CF); P Alvarez (5, off J Russell, 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep CF).
TB: P Alvarez 4; T Snider 4; S Marte 2; N Walker 2; T Sanchez; T Ishikawa; J Tabata.
RBI: P Alvarez 3 (10); T Snider 2 (4).
2-out RBI: P Alvarez 3.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Cole-C Barmes-G Sanchez.
E: G Cole (1); T Sanchez (1).
Baserunning
SB: S Marte (3, 2nd base off T Wood/W Castillo).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Emilio Bonifacio 2B-3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .452 .500 .524 1.024 22 14 -0.159 2.14 0.193 -0.353 -0.2 0 1 2·SB,CS
Ryan Kalish LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .125 .222 .313 .535 15 12 -0.116 1.07 0.000 -0.116 -0.9 2 0
Anthony Rizzo 1B 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .371 .463 .514 .978 18 11 -0.002 0.78 0.044 -0.046 0.2 6 0
Nate Schierholtz RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .185 .207 .185 .392 20 13 0.087 1.00 0.141 -0.054 1.3 2 0 SB
Junior Lake CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .240 .296 .440 .736 15 9 -0.079 0.79 0.000 -0.079 -1.1 2 0
   Ryan Sweeney PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .118 .238 .118 .356 6 2 0.133 3.33 0.133 0.000 0.4
Starlin Castro SS 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .342 .359 .526 .885 13 9 0.277 1.90 0.280 -0.002 1.5 2 2
Mike Olt 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .136 .136 .409 .545 13 12 -0.068 0.61 0.000 -0.068 -0.9 0 3 GDP
   Justin Grimm P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hector Rondon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Luis Valbuena PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235 .409 .235 .644 5 3 -0.183 6.23 0.000 -0.183 -0.6
Welington Castillo C 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .179 .233 .321 .555 13 9 -0.176 2.64 0.053 -0.230 0.2 12 1
Travis Wood P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 5 4 -0.014 0.55 0.002 -0.017 -0.0 0 0 HBP
   Brian Schlitter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   James Russell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darwin Barney 2B 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .200 .429 .200 .629 11 5 0.067 3.93 0.100 -0.033 0.2 1 0
Team Totals 32 4 6 2 4 15 37 .188 .297 .188 .485 156 103 -0.233 1.71 0.946 -1.181 -0.1 27 7
HBP: T Wood (1, by G Cole).
TB: S Castro 3; W Castillo; A Rizzo; N Schierholtz.
GIDP: M Olt (1).
RBI: S Castro (7); W Castillo (2).
2-out RBI: W Castillo.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Baserunning
SB: E Bonifacio 2 (7, 2nd base off G Cole/T Sanchez 2); N Schierholtz (1, 2nd base off G Cole/T Sanchez).
CS: E Bonifacio (1, 3rd base by G Cole/T Sanchez).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gerrit Cole, W (2-0) 6 5 4 3 2 10 0 3.46 25 100 70 33 15 22 7 5 3 0 56 -0.185 0.73 -1.3
Tony Watson, H (2) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.69 3 13 7 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.103 1.40 0.5
Mark Melancon, H (4) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.80 3 16 12 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.133 1.81 0.5
Jason Grilli, S (3) 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 1.80 6 27 14 4 4 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.184 6.55 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 4 3 4 15 0 3.00 37 156 103 48 22 33 11 6 3 0 56 0 0 0.235 1.71 0.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Travis Wood 6 4 1 1 3 9 0 2.92 25 106 65 28 14 23 6 7 2 0 66 0.231 0.94 2.1
Brian Schlitter 0.2 2 3 3 1 0 1 6.35 5 24 15 11 1 3 1 3 1 0 1 1 -0.081 1.20 -1.3
James Russell, BS (1), L (0-1) 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 6.75 2 7 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 -0.518 1.47 -2.8
Justin Grimm 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 5 21 12 6 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0.070 0.71 0.7
Hector Rondon 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 3 8 7 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.033 0.45 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 5 13 2 5.00 40 166 102 49 20 33 10 12 3 0 66 4 3 -0.265 0.94 -0.9
T Wood faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
J Russell faced 2 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: G Cole (2).
HBP: G Cole (1; T Wood).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mark Carlson, 1B - Scott Barry, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Laz Diaz.
Time of Game: 3:20.
Attendance: 25,502.
Start Time Weather: 61° F, Wind 6mph out to Rightfield, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR PIT P. Alvarez J. Russell 51% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Marte Scores; McCutchen Scores
b9 4-5 2 123 3,(1-1)  O CHC E. Bonifacio J. Grilli 26% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 4-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC S. Castro J. Grilli -19% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Sweeney to 2B
b9 4-5 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC L. Valbuena J. Grilli 18% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-5 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC W. Castillo J. Grilli 16% 84% Strikeout Swinging

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT S. Marte T. Wood -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Tabata T. Wood -1% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen T. Wood -1% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Gerrit Cole facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC E. Bonifacio G. Cole -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC R. Kalish G. Cole -3% 39% Bonifacio Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Kalish G. Cole 4% 43% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O CHC A. Rizzo G. Cole 6% 49% Bonifacio Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC A. Rizzo G. Cole -1% 48% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O CHC N. Schierholtz G. Cole 2% 50% Lineout: 2B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez T. Wood -2% 48% Foul Popfly: SS (3B Foul)
t2 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT G. Sanchez T. Wood -2% 46% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t2 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT T. Sanchez T. Wood 1% 47% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT N. Walker T. Wood -2% 45% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Gerrit Cole facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC J. Lake G. Cole 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC S. Castro G. Cole -3% 45% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 4,(0-2)  OO CHC M. Olt G. Cole 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT C. Barmes T. Wood -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  PIT G. Cole T. Wood 3% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  PIT S. Marte T. Wood 4% 54% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole); Cole to 2B
t3 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  PIT J. Tabata T. Wood 7% 61% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Cole to 3B; Marte to 2B
t3 0-0 1 123 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen T. Wood -9% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-0 2 123 5,(2-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez T. Wood -8% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Gerrit Cole facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC W. Castillo G. Cole 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC T. Wood G. Cole 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC E. Bonifacio G. Cole -1% 47% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball to Front of Home)
b3 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  R CHC R. Kalish G. Cole -12% 36% Bonifacio Steals 2B; Bonifacio Scores/Adv on E2 (throw)/unER
b3 1-0 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O CHC R. Kalish G. Cole 1% 37% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 5-6-7
t4 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT G. Sanchez T. Wood -3% 34% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT T. Sanchez T. Wood -2% 32% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT N. Walker T. Wood -1% 31% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Gerrit Cole facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC A. Rizzo G. Cole -3% 27% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b4 1-0 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  CHC N. Schierholtz G. Cole -9% 19% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Rizzo to 3B
b4 1-0 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Lake G. Cole 4% 22% Strikeout Swinging, Schierholtz Steals 2B
b4 1-0 1 -23 5,(3-1)  R CHC S. Castro G. Cole -7% 15% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Rizzo Scores; Schierholtz to 3B
b4 2-0 1 1-3 5,(0-2)  R CHC M. Olt G. Cole -4% 12% Wild Pitch; Schierholtz Scores; Castro to 2B
b4 3-0 1 -2- 6,(1-2)  O CHC M. Olt G. Cole 1% 13% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-0 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  R CHC W. Castillo G. Cole -5% 8% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Castro Scores; Castillo to 3B/Adv on throw
b4 4-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  CHC T. Wood G. Cole -0% 8% Hit By Pitch
b4 4-0 2 1-3 4,(0-2)  O CHC E. Bonifacio G. Cole 1% 9% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 8-9-1
t5 0-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT C. Barmes T. Wood -2% 7% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT G. Cole T. Wood -1% 6% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t5 0-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT S. Marte T. Wood 1% 7% Walk
t5 0-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  PIT J. Tabata T. Wood 0% 8% Marte Steals 2B
t5 0-4 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O PIT J. Tabata T. Wood -2% 6% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Gerrit Cole facing 2-3-4
b5 4-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Kalish G. Cole 0% 6% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b5 4-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC A. Rizzo G. Cole 0% 7% Strikeout Swinging
b5 4-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC N. Schierholtz G. Cole 0% 7% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 3-4-5
t6 0-4 0 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT A. McCutchen T. Wood 3% 10% Walk
t6 0-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT P. Alvarez T. Wood -2% 7% Flyball: CF
t6 0-4 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT G. Sanchez T. Wood -2% 5% Flyball: RF (RF Line)
t6 0-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O PIT T. Sanchez T. Wood -1% 4% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Gerrit Cole facing 5-6-7
b6 4-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC J. Lake G. Cole 0% 4% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 4-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Castro G. Cole 0% 5% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
b6 4-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC M. Olt G. Cole 0% 5% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Travis Wood facing 7-8-9
t7 0-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT N. Walker T. Wood 3% 8% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
Brian Schlitter replaces Travis Wood pitching and batting 9th
Travis Snider pinch hits for Clint Barmes (SS) batting 8th
t7 0-4 0 -2- 8,(3-2)  RR PIT T. Snider B. Schlitter 8% 17% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Walker Scores
Travis Ishikawa pinch hits for Gerrit Cole (P) batting 9th
t7 2-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT T. Ishikawa B. Schlitter -3% 14% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t7 2-4 1 --- 3,(0-2)  PIT S. Marte B. Schlitter 4% 17% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t7 2-4 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Tabata B. Schlitter -4% 13% Lineout: SS
t7 2-4 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  PIT A. McCutchen B. Schlitter 3% 16% Walk; Marte to 2B
James Russell replaces Brian Schlitter pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-4 2 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR PIT P. Alvarez J. Russell 51% 67% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Marte Scores; McCutchen Scores
t7 5-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT G. Sanchez J. Russell 1% 68% Walk
Justin Grimm replaces Mike Olt (3B) pitching and batting 7th
Darwin Barney replaces James Russell (P) playing 2B batting 9th
Emilio Bonifacio moves from 2B to 3B
t7 5-4 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O PIT T. Sanchez J. Grimm -2% 66% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (SS-3B Hole)
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Tony Watson facing 8-9-1
Tony Watson replaces Gaby Sanchez (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Travis Ishikawa moves from PH to 1B
Jordy Mercer replaces Jose Tabata (RF) playing SS batting 2nd
Travis Snider moves from PH to RF
b7 4-5 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O CHC W. Castillo T. Watson 5% 71% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b7 4-5 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC D. Barney T. Watson 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC E. Bonifacio T. Watson 2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Justin Grimm facing 7-8-9
t8 5-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O PIT N. Walker J. Grimm -2% 74% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t8 5-4 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O PIT T. Snider J. Grimm -1% 73% Strikeout Swinging
t8 5-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT T. Ishikawa J. Grimm 1% 74% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t8 5-4 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT S. Marte J. Grimm -2% 72% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Mark Melancon facing 2-3-4
Mark Melancon replaces Tony Watson pitching and batting 5th
b8 4-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Kalish M. Melancon 6% 78% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-5 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O CHC A. Rizzo M. Melancon 4% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-5 2 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHC N. Schierholtz M. Melancon 3% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Hector Rondon facing 2-3-4
Hector Rondon replaces Justin Grimm pitching and batting 7th
t9 5-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Mercer H. Rondon -1% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t9 5-4 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen H. Rondon -1% 82% Strikeout Looking
t9 5-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT P. Alvarez H. Rondon -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Pirates' Jason Grilli facing 5-6-7
Jason Grilli replaces Mark Melancon pitching and batting 5th
Ryan Sweeney pinch hits for Junior Lake (CF) batting 5th
b9 4-5 0 --- 6,(3-2)  CHC R. Sweeney J. Grilli -13% 68% Walk
b9 4-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  CHC S. Castro J. Grilli -19% 50% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Sweeney to 2B
Luis Valbuena pinch hits for Hector Rondon (P) batting 7th
b9 4-5 0 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC L. Valbuena J. Grilli 18% 68% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-5 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC W. Castillo J. Grilli 16% 84% Strikeout Swinging
b9 4-5 2 12- 6,(3-2)  CHC D. Barney J. Grilli -10% 74% Walk; Sweeney to 3B; Castro to 2B
b9 4-5 2 123 3,(1-1)  O CHC E. Bonifacio J. Grilli 26% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 5, Cubs 4.
  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

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In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

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