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SEA
@LAA
8
2
BOS
@BAL
6
2
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@CHW
6
7
 
(11)
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@DET
1
2
 
(10)
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@HOU
1
3
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@OAK
1
6
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@OAK
6
4
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@TBR
3
0
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@TEX
3
4
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@ARI
2
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0
1
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@MIA
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@MIL
1
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@NYM
5
1
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@PIT
3
4
 
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@SDP
5
1
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 7:05 pm
, PNC Park
Attendance: 29,762, Time of Game: 5:55
Cubs
3
0-2
 Lost 2 
5th, 2 GB
at Pirates
4
2-0
 Won 2 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13 14 15  16    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  1   0  0  1   0  0  0   0    3 15  2
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0   1    4  8  2
Winning Run scored with 1 out

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-SS 7 1 5 0 1 0 8 .750 .769 .833 1.603 24 17 0.151 1.94 0.313 -0.162 0.5 4 5 2·SB,IW
Luis Valbuena 3B 6 0 3 1 2 3 8 .500 .667 .500 1.167 45 24 0.387 2.63 0.562 -0.175 1.3 2 3
Starlin Castro SS 6 0 0 0 0 2 6 .000 .100 .000 .100 22 15 -0.392 2.96 0.000 -0.392 -1.8 2 2
   Brian Schlitter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jose Veras P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Travis Wood PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 4 -0.059 2.19 0.000 -0.059 -0.2
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Baker PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 3 -0.099 4.61 0.000 -0.099 -0.4
   Carlos Villanueva P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Anthony Rizzo 1B 5 1 1 1 1 0 8 .111 .333 .444 .778 30 19 0.227 2.18 0.469 -0.243 0.7 15 2 HR,2·HBP
Nate Schierholtz RF 8 0 2 1 0 0 8 .250 .250 .250 .500 20 13 -0.188 1.99 0.082 -0.270 -0.1 4 0
Ryan Sweeney CF 6 0 1 0 2 1 8 .143 .333 .143 .476 33 19 -0.211 1.77 0.117 -0.328 -1.6 3 0 GDP
Welington Castillo C 8 0 1 0 0 3 8 .100 .182 .100 .282 23 21 -0.224 1.78 0.071 -0.294 -1.4 12 6
Ryan Kalish LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 7 4 0.011 0.97 0.036 -0.025 0.0 0 0
   Junior Lake PH-LF 5 1 2 0 0 3 5 .333 .333 .444 .778 18 14 0.100 2.65 0.284 -0.184 0.1 1 1 2B,SB
Edwin Jackson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 4 0.037 1.23 0.054 -0.017 0.2 1 0
   James Russell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Justin Ruggiano PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.030 1.10 0.000 -0.030 -0.2
   Justin Grimm P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Pedro Strop P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Olt PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.086 3.77 0.000 -0.086 -0.3
   Hector Rondon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Darwin Barney PH-2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 14 8 -0.220 2.39 0.000 -0.220 -0.8 2 0
Team Totals 62 3 15 3 6 17 70 .242 .329 .306 .635 258 171 -0.596 2.15 1.988 -2.584 -3.9 46 21
2B: J Lake (1, off J Gomez).
HR: A Rizzo (1, off J Gomez, 12th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
IBB: E Bonifacio (1, by J Gomez).
HBP: A Rizzo 2 (2, 1 by C Morton, 1 by M Melancon).
TB: E Bonifacio 5; A Rizzo 4; J Lake 3; L Valbuena 3; N Schierholtz 2; W Castillo; R Sweeney.
GIDP: R Sweeney (1).
RBI: L Valbuena (1); N Schierholtz (1); A Rizzo (1).
2-out RBI: L Valbuena.
Team LOB: 19.
With RISP: 1 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Lake-W Castillo-A Rizzo; A Rizzo-S Castro.
E: S Castro (1); E Jackson (1).
Outfield Assists: J Lake (P Alvarez at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: E Bonifacio 2 (3, 2nd base off J Gomez/R Martin, 2nd base off S Pimentel/R Martin); J Lake (1, 3rd base off J Gomez/R Martin).
Pickoffs: E Bonifacio (1st base by C Morton).

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 6 1 2 1 1 3 8 .333 .500 .444 .944 33 21 0.581 2.38 0.730 -0.149 1.8 5 0 HBP
Travis Snider RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .125 .222 .125 .347 13 12 -0.168 1.12 0.012 -0.180 -1.2 1 0 GDP
   Jeanmar Gomez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gaby Sanchez PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.000 5 1 0.023 4.59 0.023 0.000 0.2
   Stolmy Pimentel P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.040 1.66 0.000 -0.040 -0.1 0 0
   Tony Sanchez PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 3 1 0.183 5.54 0.183 0.000 0.7
Andrew McCutchen CF 4 0 0 0 3 2 7 .143 .455 .143 .597 39 17 -0.177 1.76 0.051 -0.228 -0.8 8 0
Pedro Alvarez 3B 7 0 1 0 0 2 7 .091 .091 .091 .182 34 22 -0.112 1.39 0.075 -0.187 -1.0 1 0
Russell Martin C 6 0 0 0 0 1 7 .100 .182 .100 .282 21 17 0.042 1.69 0.215 -0.173 0.7 16 1 HBP
Neil Walker 2B 6 1 1 0 0 2 7 .200 .200 .500 .700 27 18 -0.035 1.70 0.155 -0.190 0.1 1 3 SH
Travis Ishikawa 1B 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .333 .500 .333 .833 23 14 0.072 1.21 0.130 -0.059 0.1 9 2
   Clint Barmes PR-1B 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 10 6 -0.336 2.00 0.000 -0.336 -1.8 2 0 GDP
Jordy Mercer SS 5 0 2 1 1 1 7 .250 .400 .250 .650 18 9 0.223 2.23 0.332 -0.109 1.0 2 4 HBP,IW
Charlie Morton P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 7 5 -0.046 1.04 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 1 3
   Tony Watson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Josh Harrison PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 2 -0.004 0.18 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   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
   Justin Wilson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Jose Tabata PH-RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .250 .000 .250 16 9 -0.301 4.59 0.053 -0.354 -1.2 1 0
Team Totals 52 4 8 3 9 15 65 .154 .313 .154 .466 254 157 -0.095 1.99 1.959 -2.055 -2.1 48 13
SH: N Walker (1, off W Wright).
IBB: J Mercer (1, by W Wright).
HBP: S Marte (1, by E Jackson); J Mercer (1, by J Veras); R Martin (1, by W Wright).
TB: J Mercer 2; S Marte 2; N Walker; T Sanchez; P Alvarez; T Snider.
GIDP: C Barmes (1); T Snider (1).
RBI: J Mercer (1); T Sanchez (1); S Marte (1).
2-out RBI: S Marte.
Team LOB: 15.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Morton-J Mercer-T Ishikawa; N Walker-J Mercer-T Ishikawa.
E: J Mercer (1); P Alvarez (1).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Mercer (1st base by W Castillo); S Marte (1st base by E Jackson).

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
Edwin Jackson 5.1 2 2 1 4 5 0 1.69 21 94 57 33 11 13 6 5 2 0 59 0.061 0.91 0.8
James Russell 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 10 8 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 -0.052 1.34 -0.2
Justin Grimm 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 6 5 3 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.019 0.26 0.4
Pedro Strop 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 4 15 11 5 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.025 0.47 0.4
Hector Rondon 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 7 25 17 7 3 7 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.247 2.00 0.9
Brian Schlitter 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 10 7 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.124 1.70 0.4
Jose Veras, BS (1) 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 9.00 7 38 19 12 3 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 -0.323 5.00 -0.6
Wesley Wright 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 0.00 10 36 19 11 3 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0.247 2.98 0.9
Carlos Villanueva, L (0-2) 1.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 13.50 7 22 15 10 3 2 4 2 1 0 0 0 -0.253 2.70 -1.0
Team Totals 15.1 8 4 3 9 15 0 1.76 65 256 158 88 30 40 20 18 7 0 59 2 1 0.095 1.99 2.1

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
Charlie Morton 6 4 0 0 1 6 0 0.00 23 84 56 35 6 15 7 8 5 0 69 0.348 1.30 2.6
Tony Watson, H (1) 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 4 14 10 3 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.063 1.62 0.4
Mark Melancon, H (1) 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.50 6 18 12 7 2 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 -0.004 3.65 -0.6
Jason Grilli, BS (1) 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.50 6 19 14 7 1 6 0 6 3 0 0 0 -0.230 3.57 -0.6
Justin Wilson 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 4 13 9 5 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.124 1.82 0.4
Jeanmar Gomez 2 3 1 1 1 3 1 4.50 10 45 27 16 6 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 -0.200 2.27 -0.1
Stolmy Pimentel, W (1-0) 4 2 0 0 3 4 0 0.00 17 65 43 20 8 15 2 8 1 0 0 0 0.494 2.42 1.7
Team Totals 16 15 3 3 6 17 1 1.69 70 258 171 93 28 50 16 29 12 0 69 0 0 0.595 2.15 3.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Veras (1; J Mercer); W Wright (1; R Martin); C Morton (1; A Rizzo); E Jackson (1; S Marte); M Melancon (1; A Rizzo).
IBB: W Wright (1; J Mercer); J Gomez (1; E Bonifacio).
Pickoffs: C Morton (1; E Bonifacio, 1st base); E Jackson (0; S Marte, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - James Hoye, 2B - John Tumpane, 3B - John Hirschbeck.
Time of Game: 5:55.
Attendance: 29,762.
Start Time Weather: 60° F, Wind 3mph from Right to Left, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b12 2-3 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  R PIT S. Marte J. Veras 44% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Barmes Scores; Tabata to 3B
t9 1-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R CHC L. Valbuena J. Grilli -37% 49% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Lake Scores; Bonifacio to 3B
t12 2-2 0 --- 9,(3-2)  R CHC A. Rizzo J. Gomez -35% 15% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b13 3-3 0 123 5,(2-2)  OO PIT C. Barmes W. Wright -31% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: LF-C-1B (SS-3B Hole); Martin to 3B; Walker to 2B
b16 3-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT S. Marte C. Villanueva 19% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive); Tabata to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CHC E. Bonifacio C. Morton -4% 46% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC L. Valbuena C. Morton 6% 52% Bonifacio Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O CHC L. Valbuena C. Morton 1% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Castro C. Morton 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Edwin Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  PIT S. Marte E. Jackson 4% 58% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO PIT T. Snider E. Jackson -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT A. McCutchen E. Jackson 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez E. Jackson -2% 50% Popfly: SS (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC A. Rizzo C. Morton -4% 46% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  CHC N. Schierholtz C. Morton -6% 40% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Rizzo to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- 3,(2-0)  OO CHC R. Sweeney C. Morton 11% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B (2B-1B); Rizzo to 3B
t2 0-0 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O CHC W. Castillo C. Morton 4% 55% Groundout: P-1B (Short 3B Line)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Edwin Jackson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT R. Martin E. Jackson -2% 53% Lineout: RF (CF-RF)
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT N. Walker E. Jackson 3% 55% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  PIT T. Ishikawa E. Jackson 4% 59% Walk; Walker to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- 4,(2-1)  R PIT J. Mercer E. Jackson 11% 70% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Walker Scores; Ishikawa to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O PIT C. Morton E. Jackson -4% 66% Strikeout (missed bunt)
b2 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O PIT S. Marte E. Jackson -4% 63% Mercer Picked off 1B (C-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC R. Kalish C. Morton 3% 65% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC E. Jackson C. Morton 2% 67% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC E. Bonifacio C. Morton -1% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 0-1 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  CHC L. Valbuena C. Morton -3% 62% Single to RF (Line Drive); Bonifacio to 3B
t3 0-1 2 1-3 5,(1-2)  O CHC S. Castro C. Morton 6% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Edwin Jackson facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT S. Marte E. Jackson -2% 66% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b3 1-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O PIT T. Snider E. Jackson -1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
b3 1-0 2 --- 9,(3-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen E. Jackson -1% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC A. Rizzo C. Morton 3% 67% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
t4 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O CHC N. Schierholtz C. Morton 2% 69% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t4 0-1 2 --- 8,(2-2)  O CHC R. Sweeney C. Morton 1% 70% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Edwin Jackson facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez E. Jackson -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B (Deep 2B-1B)
b4 1-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT R. Martin E. Jackson -1% 66% Flyball: RF (Short RF Line)
b4 1-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT N. Walker E. Jackson -1% 66% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC W. Castillo C. Morton 3% 69% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
t5 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC R. Kalish C. Morton -4% 65% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t5 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  CHC E. Jackson C. Morton -5% 60% Reached on E5 (throw)/attempted forceout (Bunt to Front of Home); Kalish to 2B
t5 0-1 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O CHC E. Bonifacio C. Morton 6% 66% Lineout: CF
t5 0-1 2 12- 6,(1-2)  O CHC L. Valbuena C. Morton 6% 72% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Edwin Jackson facing 7-8-9
b5 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT T. Ishikawa E. Jackson -2% 70% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b5 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Mercer E. Jackson -1% 69% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b5 1-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT C. Morton E. Jackson -1% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Charlie Morton facing 3-4-5
t6 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC S. Castro C. Morton 4% 71% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t6 0-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC A. Rizzo C. Morton -4% 67% Walk
t6 0-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO CHC N. Schierholtz C. Morton 8% 75% Line Drive Double Play: P-SS; Rizzo out at 1B/SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Edwin Jackson facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT S. Marte E. Jackson 3% 79% Walk
b6 1-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  PIT T. Snider E. Jackson 3% 81% Marte Picked off 1B, safe on E1 (throw); Marte to 2B
b6 1-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O PIT T. Snider E. Jackson -4% 77% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b6 1-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  PIT A. McCutchen E. Jackson 1% 79% Walk
James Russell replaces Edwin Jackson pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-0 1 12- 5,(1-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez J. Russell -4% 75% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R PIT R. Martin J. Russell 11% 86% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Marte Scores/unER/No RBI; McCutchen to 2B
b6 2-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O PIT N. Walker J. Russell -2% 84% Flyball: CF
1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Tony Watson facing 6-7-8
Tony Watson replaces Charlie Morton pitching and batting 9th
t7 0-2 0 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC R. Sweeney T. Watson -6% 78% Walk
t7 0-2 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC W. Castillo T. Watson 5% 83% Strikeout Swinging
Junior Lake pinch hits for Ryan Kalish (LF) batting 8th
t7 0-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC J. Lake T. Watson 4% 87% Strikeout Looking
Justin Ruggiano pinch hits for James Russell (P) batting 9th
t7 0-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC J. Ruggiano T. Watson 3% 90% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Justin Grimm facing 7-8-9
Justin Grimm replaces Justin Ruggiano (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Junior Lake moves from PH to LF
b7 2-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT T. Ishikawa J. Grimm -1% 89% Lineout: 3B (SS-3B Hole)
b7 2-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Mercer J. Grimm -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
Josh Harrison pinch hits for Tony Watson (P) batting 9th
b7 2-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Harrison J. Grimm -0% 88% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Mark Melancon facing 1-2-3
Mark Melancon replaces Josh Harrison (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  CHC E. Bonifacio M. Melancon -7% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t8 0-2 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  CHC L. Valbuena M. Melancon -11% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive); Bonifacio to 2B
t8 0-2 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Castro M. Melancon 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole); Bonifacio to 3B; Valbuena to 2B
t8 0-2 1 -23 1,(0-0)  CHC A. Rizzo M. Melancon -4% 70% Hit By Pitch
t8 0-2 1 123 4,(2-1)  RO CHC N. Schierholtz M. Melancon 4% 73% Groundout: 2B-SS-1B; Bonifacio Scores; Valbuena to 3B; Rizzo to 2B
Force Play Challenged by CHC manager (Rick Renteria): Original call (46(1)3/GDP) overturned as shown.
t8 1-2 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O CHC R. Sweeney M. Melancon 15% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Pedro Strop facing 1-2-3
Pedro Strop replaces Justin Grimm pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT S. Marte P. Strop -1% 87% Strikeout Swinging
Other Challenged by PIT manager (Clint Hurdle): Original call upheld upon review.
b8 2-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT T. Snider P. Strop 1% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b8 2-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen P. Strop -1% 87% Popfly: 2B
b8 2-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez P. Strop -1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Jason Grilli facing 7-8-9
Jason Grilli replaces Mark Melancon pitching and batting 9th
t9 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC W. Castillo J. Grilli 7% 92% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t9 1-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC J. Lake J. Grilli -8% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
Mike Olt pinch hits for Pedro Strop (P) batting 9th
t9 1-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC M. Olt J. Grilli 9% 93% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t9 1-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  CHC E. Bonifacio J. Grilli -6% 87% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Lake to 2B
t9 1-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R CHC L. Valbuena J. Grilli -37% 49% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Lake Scores; Bonifacio to 3B
t9 2-2 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O CHC S. Castro J. Grilli 13% 62% Popfly: 2B (Short CF-RF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Hector Rondon facing 5-6-7
Hector Rondon replaces Mike Olt (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT R. Martin H. Rondon -5% 57% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b9 2-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. Walker H. Rondon -4% 53% Strikeout Looking
b9 2-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT T. Ishikawa H. Rondon -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 2.
Top of the 10th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Justin Wilson facing 4-5-6
Justin Wilson replaces Jason Grilli pitching and batting 9th
t10 2-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC A. Rizzo J. Wilson 5% 55% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t10 2-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC N. Schierholtz J. Wilson 4% 59% Lineout: LF
t10 2-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  CHC R. Sweeney J. Wilson -3% 56% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B)
t10 2-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHC W. Castillo J. Wilson 6% 62% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 10th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Hector Rondon facing 8-9-1
b10 2-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT J. Mercer H. Rondon -5% 57% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
Jose Tabata pinch hits for Justin Wilson (P) batting 9th
b10 2-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Tabata H. Rondon 5% 62% Walk
b10 2-2 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  O PIT S. Marte H. Rondon -7% 56% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b10 2-2 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT T. Snider H. Rondon -6% 50% Foul Popfly: 2B (1B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 2.
Top of the 11th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Jeanmar Gomez facing 8-9-1
Jeanmar Gomez replaces Travis Snider (RF) pitching and batting 2nd
Jose Tabata moves from PH to RF
t11 2-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC J. Lake J. Gomez -17% 33% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
Darwin Barney pinch hits for Hector Rondon (P) batting 9th
t11 2-2 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O CHC D. Barney J. Gomez 11% 44% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t11 2-2 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  CHC E. Bonifacio J. Gomez -2% 42% Intentional Walk
t11 2-2 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O CHC L. Valbuena J. Gomez 7% 49% Strikeout Swinging, Lake Steals 3B, Bonifacio Steals 2B
t11 2-2 2 -23 5,(3-1)  O CHC S. Castro J. Gomez 14% 62% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 11th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Brian Schlitter facing 3-4-5
Brian Schlitter replaces Starlin Castro (SS) pitching and batting 3rd
Darwin Barney moves from PH to 2B
Emilio Bonifacio moves from 2B to SS
b11 2-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. McCutchen B. Schlitter -5% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
b11 2-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT P. Alvarez B. Schlitter -4% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b11 2-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT R. Martin B. Schlitter -3% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 2.
Top of the 12th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Jeanmar Gomez facing 4-5-6
t12 2-2 0 --- 9,(3-2)  R CHC A. Rizzo J. Gomez -35% 15% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
t12 3-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  CHC N. Schierholtz J. Gomez -2% 12% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t12 3-2 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Sweeney J. Gomez 2% 14% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t12 3-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O CHC W. Castillo J. Gomez 2% 16% Strikeout Swinging
t12 3-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O CHC J. Lake J. Gomez 1% 18% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 12th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Jose Veras facing 6-7-8
Jose Veras replaces Brian Schlitter pitching and batting 3rd
b12 2-3 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O PIT N. Walker J. Veras -8% 10% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b12 2-3 1 --- 9,(3-2)  PIT T. Ishikawa J. Veras 9% 19% Walk
Clint Barmes pinch runs for Travis Ishikawa (1B) batting 7th
b12 2-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT J. Mercer J. Veras 12% 31% Hit By Pitch; Barmes to 2B
b12 2-3 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Tabata J. Veras -13% 19% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Barmes to 3B
b12 2-3 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  R PIT S. Marte J. Veras 44% 63% Single to LF (Line Drive); Barmes Scores; Tabata to 3B
Gaby Sanchez pinch hits for Jeanmar Gomez (P) batting 2nd
b12 3-3 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  PIT G. Sanchez J. Veras -0% 63% Defensive Indifference; Marte to 2B
b12 3-3 2 -23 5,(3-1)  PIT G. Sanchez J. Veras 2% 65% Walk
b12 3-3 2 123 6,(3-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen J. Veras -15% 50% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Top of the 13th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Pirates' Stolmy Pimentel facing 9-1-2
Stolmy Pimentel replaces Gaby Sanchez (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Clint Barmes moves from PR to 1B
t13 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O CHC D. Barney S. Pimentel 5% 55% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t13 3-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC E. Bonifacio S. Pimentel 4% 59% Bunt Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t13 3-3 2 --- 5,(3-1)  CHC L. Valbuena S. Pimentel -3% 56% Walk
Travis Wood pinch hits for Jose Veras (P) batting 3rd
t13 3-3 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O CHC T. Wood S. Pimentel 6% 62% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 13th, Pirates Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Wesley Wright facing 4-5-6
Wesley Wright replaces Travis Wood (PH) pitching and batting 3rd
b13 3-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT P. Alvarez W. Wright 7% 70% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b13 3-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  PIT R. Martin W. Wright 11% 80% Hit By Pitch; Alvarez to 2B
b13 3-3 0 12- 1,(0-0)  PIT N. Walker W. Wright 13% 93% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Alvarez to 3B; Martin to 2B; Walker to 1B
Force Play Challenged by CHC manager (Rick Renteria): Original call upheld upon review.
b13 3-3 0 123 5,(2-2)  OO PIT C. Barmes W. Wright -31% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: LF-C-1B (SS-3B Hole); Martin to 3B; Walker to 2B
b13 3-3 2 -23 4,(3-0)  PIT J. Mercer W. Wright 2% 65% Intentional Walk
b13 3-3 2 123 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Tabata W. Wright -15% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Top of the 14th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Pirates' Stolmy Pimentel facing 4-5-6
t14 3-3 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHC A. Rizzo S. Pimentel 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t14 3-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC N. Schierholtz S. Pimentel 4% 59% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t14 3-3 2 --- 4,(3-0)  CHC R. Sweeney S. Pimentel -3% 56% Walk
t14 3-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  CHC W. Castillo S. Pimentel -7% 49% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Sweeney to 3B
t14 3-3 2 1-3 6,(1-2)  O CHC J. Lake S. Pimentel 13% 62% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 14th, Pirates Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Wesley Wright facing 1-2-3
b14 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT S. Marte W. Wright -5% 57% Strikeout Swinging
b14 3-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT S. Pimentel W. Wright -4% 53% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b14 3-3 2 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT A. McCutchen W. Wright 3% 56% Walk
b14 3-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O PIT P. Alvarez W. Wright -6% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Top of the 15th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Pirates' Stolmy Pimentel facing 9-1-2
t15 3-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC D. Barney S. Pimentel 5% 55% Popfly: 1B
t15 3-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC E. Bonifacio S. Pimentel -6% 50% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t15 3-3 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  CHC L. Valbuena S. Pimentel -6% 44% Bonifacio Steals 2B
t15 3-3 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  CHC L. Valbuena S. Pimentel -2% 42% Walk
John Baker pinch hits for Wesley Wright (P) batting 3rd
t15 3-3 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O CHC J. Baker S. Pimentel 10% 52% Strikeout Looking
t15 3-3 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O CHC A. Rizzo S. Pimentel 11% 62% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 15th, Pirates Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Carlos Villanueva facing 5-6-7
Carlos Villanueva replaces John Baker (PH) pitching and batting 3rd
b15 3-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Martin C. Villanueva -5% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
b15 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT N. Walker C. Villanueva -4% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b15 3-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT C. Barmes C. Villanueva -3% 50% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Top of the 16th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Pirates' Stolmy Pimentel facing 5-6-7
t16 3-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC N. Schierholtz S. Pimentel 5% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t16 3-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC R. Sweeney S. Pimentel 4% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t16 3-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC W. Castillo S. Pimentel 3% 62% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 16th, Pirates Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Carlos Villanueva facing 8-9-1
b16 3-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT J. Mercer C. Villanueva 7% 70% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to 2B-1B)
b16 3-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Tabata C. Villanueva -7% 62% Bunt Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
b16 3-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT S. Marte C. Villanueva 19% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive); Tabata to 3B
Tony Sanchez pinch hits for Stolmy Pimentel (P) batting 2nd
b16 3-3 1 1-3 3,(2-0)  R PIT T. Sanchez C. Villanueva 18% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Tabata Scores; Marte to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Pirates 4.
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