MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Chicago

Pirates 1st
Carlos Villanueva pitching:
Starling Marte :Ball, Strike looking, Marte flied out to left.
Jose Tabata :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Tabata struck out swinging.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, McCutchen singled to center.
Garrett Jones :Foul, Ball, Foul, Jones grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
A.J. Burnett pitching:
Julio Borbon :Strike (foul tip), Borbon grounded out to first.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Castro grounded out to third.
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Strike looking, Rizzo grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Carlos Villanueva pitching:
Pedro Alvarez :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Alvarez lined out to center.
Russell Martin :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Martin grounded out to shortstop.
Brandon Inge :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Inge struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
A.J. Burnett pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Soriano struck out swinging.
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Valbuena walked.
Nate Schierholtz :Schierholtz singled to right, Valbuena to second.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Barney reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Valbuena to third, Schierholtz out at second.
Welington Castillo :Strike swinging, Ball, Castillo lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Carlos Villanueva pitching:
Jordy Mercer :Ball, Ball, Mercer grounded out to third.
A.J. Burnett :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Burnett struck out swinging.
Starling Marte :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Marte struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
A.J. Burnett pitching:
Carlos Villanueva :Ball, Villanueva singled to center.
Julio Borbon :Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Borbon struck out looking.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Foul, Castro doubled to deep center, Villanueva to third.
Anthony Rizzo :Strike looking, Rizzo safe at first on 1st baseman Jones fielding error, Villanueva scored, Castro to third.
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt to first, Strike swinging, Soriano hit sacrifice fly to center, Castro scored.
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Ball, Valbuena flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Pirates 4th
Carlos Villanueva pitching:
Jose Tabata :Ball, Strike looking, Tabata doubled softly to right.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, McCutchen doubled to deep left center, Tabata scored.
Garrett Jones :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Jones grounded out to second, McCutchen to third.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Foul, Foul, Alvarez struck out looking.
Russell Martin :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Martin walked.
Brandon Inge :Ball, Martin stole second, Ball, Inge grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
A.J. Burnett pitching:
Nate Schierholtz :Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Schierholtz grounded out to first.
Darwin Barney :Barney grounded out to third.
Welington Castillo :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Castillo walked
Brian Bogusevic hit for Carlos Villanueva.
Brian Bogusevic :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bogusevic struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Hector Rondon pitching:
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Mercer struck out looking.
A.J. Burnett :Strike looking, Burnett singled to center.
Starling Marte :Strike looking, Ball, Marte reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Burnett out at second.
Jose Tabata :Pickoff attempt to first, Tabata doubled to deep left, Marte scored.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, McCutchen walked.
Garrett Jones :Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Jones struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
A.J. Burnett pitching:
Julio Borbon :Bunt foul, Borbon grounded out to first.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Castro grounded out to shortstop.
Anthony Rizzo :Rizzo grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Hector Rondon pitching:
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Alvarez reached on an infield single.
Russell Martin :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ball, Martin walked, Alvarez to second.
Brandon Inge :Ball, Inge sacrificed to catcher, Alvarez to third, Martin to second.
Jordy Mercer :Ball, Mercer reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Alvarez out at home
Gaby Sanchez hit for A.J. Burnett.
Pedro Strop relieved Hector Rondon.
Gaby Sanchez :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Sanchez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Tony Watson pitching:
Alfonso Soriano :Ball, Soriano popped out to first.
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Ball, Foul, Valbuena grounded out to shortstop.
Nate Schierholtz :Schierholtz grounded bunt out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 7th
Pedro Strop pitching:
Starling Marte :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Marte grounded out to shortstop.
Jose Tabata :Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Tabata walked.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, McCutchen grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Tabata out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Tony Watson pitching:
Darwin Barney :Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Barney struck out looking.
Welington Castillo :Ball, Castillo lined out to pitcher
Scott Hairston hit for Pedro Strop.
Scott Hairston :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Hairston homered to center.
Julio Borbon :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Borbon flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
James Russell pitching:
Garrett Jones :Ball, Foul, Foul, Jones grounded out to first.
Pedro Alvarez :Foul, Ball, Alvarez singled to left.
Blake Parker relieved James Russell.
Russell Martin :Strike swinging, Martin popped out to shortstop.
Brandon Inge :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Inge fouled out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 8th
Vin Mazzaro pitching:
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Castro struck out swinging.
Anthony Rizzo :Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Rizzo struck out swinging.
Alfonso Soriano :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Soriano struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Kevin Gregg pitching:
Jordy Mercer :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Mercer struck out swinging
Travis Snider hit for Vin Mazzaro.
Travis Snider :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Snider struck out swinging.
Starling Marte :Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Marte homered to left center.
Jose Tabata :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Tabata walked.
Andrew McCutchen :McCutchen lined out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 9th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Luis Valbuena :Ball, Foul, Ball, Valbuena popped out to second.
Nate Schierholtz :Schierholtz grounded out to first.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Barney flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 10th
Dave Sappelt in right
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Garrett Jones :Strike looking, Jones safe at first on 2nd baseman Barney fielding error.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Ball, Alvarez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Jones out at second.
Russell Martin :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Martin grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 10th
Bryan Morris pitching:
Welington Castillo :Ball, Castillo popped out to second.
Dave Sappelt :Ball, Sappelt singled softly to right.
Julio Borbon :Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Sappelt caught stealing,catcher to shortstop, Borbon reached on an infield single.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Ball, Castro grounded into fielder's choice to shortstop, Borbon out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 11th
Matt Guerrier pitching:
Brandon Inge :Foul, Inge flied out to deep center.
Jordy Mercer :Ball, Mercer singled to left.
Travis Snider :Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Snider grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Mercer out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 11th
Bryan Morris pitching:
Anthony Rizzo :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rizzo singled to left.
Alfonso Soriano :Soriano singled to right, Rizzo to second.
Luis Valbuena :Bunt foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt to third, Rizzo to third, Soriano to second on Martin throwing error, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Valbuena intentionally walked
Dioner Navarro hit for Matt Guerrier.
Dioner Navarro :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Navarro hit sacrifice fly to right, Rizzo scored

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