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MLB Play by Play - Chicago vs. Pittsburgh

Cubs 1st
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Starlin Castro :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Castro singled to right.
Luis Valbuena :Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Valbuena flied out to deep center.
Anthony Rizzo :Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Ball, Rizzo walked, Castro to second.
Nate Schierholtz :Ball, Foul, Ball, Schierholtz doubled to deep right, Castro scored, Rizzo out at home, Schierholtz to third advancing on throw.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Foul, Sweeney grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 1st
Scott Baker pitching:
Jose Tabata :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Tabata flied out to right.
Neil Walker :Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Walker flied out to center.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, Foul, McCutchen struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 2nd
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Brian Bogusevic :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Bogusevic struck out swinging.
Welington Castillo :Ball, Ball, Castillo flied out to center.
Darwin Barney :Strike looking, Barney grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 2nd
Scott Baker pitching:
Justin Morneau :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Morneau singled to center.
Marlon Byrd :Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Byrd struck out swinging.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Alvarez struck out on foul tip.
Russell Martin :Ball, Martin flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 3rd
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Scott Baker :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Baker struck out swinging.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Castro struck out swinging.
Luis Valbuena :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Valbuena struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 3rd
Scott Baker pitching:
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mercer flied out to right.
Gerrit Cole :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Cole singled softly to right.
Jose Tabata :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Tabata flied out to center.
Neil Walker :Walker flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 4th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Anthony Rizzo :Strike looking, Ball, Rizzo doubled to right.
Nate Schierholtz :Ball, Foul, Schierholtz lined out to left.
Ryan Sweeney :Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to first, Rizzo to third.
Brian Bogusevic :Foul, Bogusevic flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 4th
Scott Baker pitching:
Andrew McCutchen :Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, McCutchen struck out looking.
Justin Morneau :Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Morneau grounded out to third.
Marlon Byrd :Byrd lined out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 5th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Welington Castillo :Foul, Foul, Ball, Castillo flied out to deep center.
Darwin Barney :Barney singled to right.
Scott Baker :Bunt foul, Baker popped bunt out to catcher.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Castro walked, Barney to second.
Luis Valbuena :Valbuena flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 5th
Scott Baker pitching:
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Alvarez flied out to center.
Russell Martin :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Martin flied out to deep center.
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Mercer flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cubs 6th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Anthony Rizzo :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Rizzo struck out swinging.
Nate Schierholtz :Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Schierholtz struck out swinging.
Ryan Sweeney :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Sweeney popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 6th
Scott Baker pitching:
Gerrit Cole :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Cole grounded out to shortstop.
Jose Tabata :Tabata homered to center.
Neil Walker :Ball, Walker flied out to deep center.
Andrew McCutchen :McCutchen flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 7th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Brian Bogusevic :Ball, Ball, Ball, Bogusevic walked.
Welington Castillo :Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Castillo singled to left, Bogusevic to second.
Darwin Barney :Ball, Strike looking, Barney sacrificed to third, Bogusevic to third, Castillo to second
Dioner Navarro hit for Scott Baker.
Dioner Navarro :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Navarro struck out on foul tip.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Strike looking, Castro grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Pirates 7th
James Russell pitching:
Justin Morneau :Morneau grounded out to catcher.
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Byrd homered to right.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Alvarez lined out to center.
Carlos Villanueva relieved James Russell.
Russell Martin :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Martin struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 8th
Donnie Murphy hit for Luis Valbuena
Tony Watson pitching:
Donnie Murphy :Murphy grounded out to pitcher.
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Rizzo lined out to right.
Nate Schierholtz :Foul, Schierholtz grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Pirates 8th
Carlos Villanueva pitching:
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Mercer grounded out to third.
Travis Snider hit for Felix Pie
Travis Snider :Ball, Foul, Snider walked
Starling Marte ran for Travis Snider
Garrett Jones hit for Tony Watson.
Zac Rosscup relieved Carlos Villanueva
Gaby Sanchez hit for Garrett Jones.
Gaby Sanchez :Sanchez flied out to center.
Neil Walker :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Walker singled to center, Marte to second.
Blake Parker relieved Zac Rosscup.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, McCutchen grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cubs 9th
Mark Melancon pitching:
Ryan Sweeney :Foul, Ball, Sweeney grounded out to second.
Brian Bogusevic :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bogusevic struck out, reached on wild pitch.
Welington Castillo :Strike looking, Castillo grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bogusevic out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)