MLB Play by Play - Pittsburgh vs. Chicago

Pirates 1st
Chris Rusin pitching:
Starling Marte :Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Marte struck out looking.
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Mercer grounded out to shortstop.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, Ball, McCutchen flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 1st
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Castro popped out to second.
Junior Lake :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Lake grounded out to third.
Anthony Rizzo :Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Rizzo struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 2nd
Chris Rusin pitching:
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Ball, Byrd singled to center.
Gaby Sanchez :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Sanchez walked, Byrd to second.
Russell Martin :Martin flied out to deep center, Byrd to third.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Ball, Alvarez ground-rule doubled to right, Byrd scored, Sanchez to third.
Josh Harrison :Foul, Ball, Harrison grounded out to third.
Gerrit Cole :Foul, Cole singled to left center, Sanchez and Alvarez scored.
Starling Marte :Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Marte grounded out to third.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 2nd
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Dioner Navarro :Ball, Ball, Navarro singled to right.
Nate Schierholtz :Strike swinging, Schierholtz singled to center, Navarro to second, Schierholtz out at second.
Donnie Murphy :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Murphy singled to right, Navarro to third.
Brian Bogusevic :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Bogusevic grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Murphy out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 3rd
Chris Rusin pitching:
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mercer homered to center.
Andrew McCutchen :McCutchen grounded out to third.
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Ball, Foul, Byrd singled to left center.
Gaby Sanchez :Ball, Sanchez doubled to left, Byrd to third.
Brooks Raley relieved Chris Rusin.
Russell Martin :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Martin struck out swinging.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Alvarez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 3rd
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Logan Watkins :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Watkins singled to left center.
Brooks Raley :Bunt foul, Raley sacrificed to pitcher, Watkins to second.
Starlin Castro :Foul, Castro reached on an infield single, Watkins scored.
Junior Lake :Foul, Pickoff attempt, Lake grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Castro out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 4th
Brooks Raley pitching:
Josh Harrison :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Harrison struck out swinging.
Gerrit Cole :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cole struck out swinging.
Starling Marte :Marte singled to center.
Jordy Mercer :Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Mercer lined out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cubs 4th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Anthony Rizzo :Rizzo grounded out to shortstop.
Dioner Navarro :Ball, Strike swinging, Navarro grounded out to second.
Nate Schierholtz :Strike looking, Schierholtz fouled out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 5th
Chang-Yong Lim pitching:
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, McCutchen singled to left center.
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Ball, Ball, Byrd walked, McCutchen to second.
Gaby Sanchez :Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Sanchez walked, McCutchen to third, Byrd to second.
Russell Martin :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Martin struck out swinging.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Alvarez doubled to left, McCutchen and Byrd scored, Sanchez to third
Neil Walker hit for Josh Harrison.
Neil Walker :Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Walker intentionally walked.
Gerrit Cole :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Cole struck out swinging
Ryan Sweeney in center.
Blake Parker relieved Chang-Yong Lim.
Starling Marte :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Marte struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 5th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Donnie Murphy :Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Murphy struck out swinging.
Brian Bogusevic :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Bogusevic struck out looking.
Logan Watkins :Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Watkins struck out looking.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Pirates 6th
Blake Parker pitching:
Jordy Mercer :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Mercer grounded out to third.
Andrew McCutchen :Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, McCutchen struck out swinging.
Marlon Byrd :Foul, Byrd grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 6th
Gerrit Cole pitching:
Ryan Sweeney :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Sweeney singled to left center.
Starlin Castro :Castro singled to right, Sweeney to second.
Junior Lake :Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Lake walked, Sweeney to third, Castro to second.
Anthony Rizzo :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Rizzo reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Sweeney scored, Castro to third, Lake to second on shortstop Mercer fielding error.
Dioner Navarro :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Navarro struck out on foul tip
Luis Valbuena hit for Blake Parker.
Luis Valbuena :Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Valbuena struck out looking.
Donnie Murphy :Ball, Murphy flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Pirates 7th
Alberto Cabrera pitching:
Gaby Sanchez :Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Sanchez lined out to third.
Russell Martin :Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Martin struck out swinging.
Pedro Alvarez :Strike looking, Alvarez popped out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 7th
Justin Wilson pitching:
Brian Bogusevic :Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bogusevic struck out swinging.
Logan Watkins :Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Watkins struck out swinging.
Ryan Sweeney :Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney reached on an infield single.
Starlin Castro :Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Castro struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 8th
Alberto Cabrera pitching:
Neil Walker :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Walker flied out to deep right
Garrett Jones hit for Justin Wilson.
Garrett Jones :Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Jones doubled to left center.
Starling Marte :Foul, Foul, Pie to third on Watkins fielding error, Marte doubled to left center, Pie scored
Travis Snider hit for Jordy Mercer.
Travis Snider :Ball, Ball, Foul, Snider grounded out to shortstop, Marte to third.
Andrew McCutchen :Strike looking, Strike looking, McCutchen singled to left center, Marte scored.
Marlon Byrd :Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Byrd flied out to deep center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
Cubs 8th
Clint Barmes at shortstop
Bryan Morris pitching:
Junior Lake :Lake flied out to deep center.
Anthony Rizzo :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Rizzo singled to left center.
Dioner Navarro :Ball, Ball, Ball, Navarro walked, Rizzo to second
Darnell McDonald hit for Alberto Cabrera.
Darnell McDonald :Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, McDonald struck out on foul tip.
Donnie Murphy :Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Murphy struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Pirates 9th
Zac Rosscup pitching:
Gaby Sanchez :Strike looking, Foul, Sanchez struck out swinging.
Russell Martin :Martin grounded out to third.
Pedro Alvarez :Ball, Foul, Alvarez flied out to deep right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cubs 9th
Kyle Farnsworth pitching:
Brian Bogusevic :Ball, Foul, Bogusevic flied out to deep center.
Logan Watkins :Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Watkins grounded out to first.
Ryan Sweeney :Ball, Sweeney reached on an infield single.
Starlin Castro :Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Castro walked, Sweeney to second.
Junior Lake :Strike looking, Strike swinging, Lake struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

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