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MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Pittsburgh

Cubs 1st
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Julio Borbon :Strike looking, Strike looking, Borbon grounded out to first.
Starlin Castro :Castro grounded out to shortstop.
Anthony Rizzo :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Rizzo struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Starling Marte :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Marte struck out swinging.
Travis Snider :Ball, Snider grounded out to shortstop.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, McCutchen doubled to left.
Garrett Jones :Jones singled to right, McCutchen scored.
Neil Walker :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Walker grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Strike looking, Soriano flied out to center.
Scott Hairston :Ball, Hairston grounded out to third.
Welington Castillo :Strike looking, Foul, Castillo struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Russell Martin :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Martin grounded out to shortstop.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Foul, Alvarez struck out swinging.
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Mercer struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Cody Ransom :Ransom singled to center.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Barney walked, Ransom to second.
Jeff Samardzija :Foul, Samardzija safe at first on Liriano throwing error, Ransom to third, Barney to second.
Julio Borbon :Ball, Borbon reached on fielder's choice to first, Ransom out at home, Barney to third, Samardzija to second.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Castro struck out swinging.
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Ball, Rizzo flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Pirates 3rd
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Francisco Liriano :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Liriano lined out to third.
Starling Marte :Marte grounded out to third.
Travis Snider :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Snider struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Soriano struck out swinging.
Scott Hairston :Strike swinging, Ball, Hairston safe at first on shortstop Mercer fielding error.
Welington Castillo :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Castillo lined out to left.
Cody Ransom :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ransom struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Pirates 4th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, McCutchen doubled to deep right.
Garrett Jones :Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Jones struck out swinging.
Neil Walker :Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Walker struck out looking.
Russell Martin :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Martin popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Darwin Barney :Ball, Foul, Ball, Barney flied out to right.
Jeff Samardzija :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Samardzija flied out to center.
Julio Borbon :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Borbon struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Pedro Alvarez :Strike looking, Foul, Alvarez struck out swinging.
Jordy Mercer :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Mercer safe at first on shortstop Castro fielding error.
Francisco Liriano :Ball, Liriano reached on fielder's choice to catcher, Mercer out at second.
Starling Marte :Strike looking, Strike looking, Marte lined out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)

Cubs 6th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Castro grounded out to third.
Anthony Rizzo :Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Rizzo struck out swinging.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Soriano struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Travis Snider :Strike looking, Snider lined out to shortstop.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Foul, McCutchen struck out, reached on wild pitch.
Garrett Jones :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, McCutchen stole second, Foul, Foul, Jones walked.
Neil Walker :Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Walker grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Jones out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Francisco Liriano pitching:
Scott Hairston :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Hairston grounded out to third.
Welington Castillo :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Castillo singled to center.
Cody Ransom :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ransom struck out looking.
Darwin Barney :Barney grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
Jeff Samardzija pitching:
Russell Martin :Strike swinging, Martin flied out to center.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Alvarez flied out to center.
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Mercer grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Gaby Sanchez at first
David DeJesus hit for Jeff Samardzija
Tony Watson pitching:
David DeJesus :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, DeJesus flied out to right.
Julio Borbon :Ball, Borbon reached on bunt single to first.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Castro flied out to right.
Anthony Rizzo :Strike swinging, Ball, Borbon stole second, Ball, Foul, Rizzo struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Jose Tabata hit for Tony Watson
Carlos Villanueva pitching:
Jose Tabata :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Tabata walked.
Starling Marte :Pickoff attempt, Marte sacrificed to third, Tabata to second.
Travis Snider :Foul, Snider flied out to right, Tabata to third.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, McCutchen grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Soriano struck out, reached on wild pitch.
Scott Hairston :.
Nate Schierholtz :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Schierholtz reached on fielder's choice to third, Soriano out at second.
Welington Castillo :Ball, Castillo singled to center, Schierholtz to second
Ryan Sweeney hit for Cody Ransom.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Sweeney popped out to second.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Barney popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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