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W:P.Strop(2-4) L:J.Mejia(5-6) S:H.Rondon (17)
HR: CHC- S.Castro (13) NYM- None



Chicago Cubs Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Will Little; First, Adrian Johnson; Second, Greg Gibson; Third, Phil Cuzzi;
- Chris Coghlan flied out to left. None on with one out and Javier Baez due up.
- Javier Baez struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo popped out to first to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 1st
- Curtis Granderson flied out to left. None on with one out and Juan Lagares due up.
- Juan Lagares grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Daniel Murphy due up.
- Daniel Murphy grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 2nd
- Starlin Castro singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena grounded into a double play, first to short. On the play, Starlin Castro out at second. None on with two outs and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara struck out swinging to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 2nd
- Lucas Duda singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Eric Campbell due up.
- Eric Campbell struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Matt den Dekker due up.
- Matt den Dekker struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Anthony Recker due up.
- Anthony Recker struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 3rd
- Ryan Sweeney singled to left. Runner on first with none out and John Baker due up.
- John Baker struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Jake Arrieta due up.
- Jake Arrieta grounded into a fielder`s choice, pitcher to short. On the play, Ryan Sweeney out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Coghlan due up.
- Chris Coghlan flied out to left to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 3rd
- Ruben Tejada singled to right center. Runner on first with none out and Rafael Montero due up.
- Ruben Tejada advances to second on a Jake Arrieta wild pitch. Runner on second with none out and Rafael Montero at the plate.
- Rafael Montero fouled out to catcher. Runner on second with one out and Curtis Granderson due up.
- Curtis Granderson reached first on Anthony Rizzo`s throwing error. On the play, Ruben Tejada advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Juan Lagares due up.
- Juan Lagares grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Curtis Granderson out at second to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 4th
- Javier Baez walked. Runner on first with none out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro grounded out catcher to first. On the play, Javier Baez advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena single to right scored Javier Baez with two outs. Runner on first and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara grounded out to pitcher to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 4th
- Daniel Murphy struck out swinging. None on with one out and Lucas Duda due up.
- Lucas Duda struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Eric Campbell due up.
- Eric Campbell struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 5th
- Ryan Sweeney flied out to right. None on with one out and John Baker due up.
- John Baker flied out to right. None on with two outs and Jake Arrieta due up.
- Jake Arrieta flied out to right to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 5th
- Matt den Dekker walked. Runner on first with none out and Anthony Recker due up.
- Matt den Dekker stole second. Runner on second with none out and Anthony Recker at the plate.
- Anthony Recker struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Ruben Tejada due up.
- Ruben Tejada grounded out third to first. Runner on second with two outs and Rafael Montero due up.
- Rafael Montero struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 6th
- Chris Coghlan singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Javier Baez due up.
- Javier Baez struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Chris Coghlan caught stealing second, catcher to second to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 6th
- Curtis Granderson popped out to short. None on with one out and Juan Lagares due up.
- Juan Lagares lined out to left. None on with two outs and Daniel Murphy due up.
- Daniel Murphy struck out looking to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 7th
- Starlin Castro struck out looking. None on with one out and Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara flied out to center to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 7th
- Lucas Duda walked. Runner on first with none out and Eric Campbell due up.
- Eric Campbell grounded into a double play, pitcher to short to first. On the play, Lucas Duda out at second. None on with two outs and Matt den Dekker due up.
- Matt den Dekker popped out to short to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 8th
- Ryan Sweeney singled to right. Runner on first with none out and John Baker due up.
- Matt Szczur is pinch-running for Ryan Sweeney.
- John Baker grounded out short to first. On the play, Matt Szczur advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Jake Arrieta due up.
- Justin Ruggiano is pinch-hitting for Jake Arrieta.
- Pinch-Hitter Justin Ruggiano walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Chris Coghlan due up.
- Josh Edgin enters the game for the Mets with runners on first and second with one out.
- Chris Coghlan struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Javier Baez due up.
- Carlos Torres enters the game for the Mets with runners on first and second with two outs, batting 6th.
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis replaces Matt den Dekker in left field, batting 9th.
- Justin Ruggiano advances to second and Matt Szczur advances to third on a Carlos Torres wild pitch. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Javier Baez at the plate.
- Javier Baez walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Anthony Rizzo due up.
- Anthony Rizzo struck out swinging to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 8th
- Pedro Strop starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Matt Szczur remains in the game in right field, batting 7th.
- Anthony Recker struck out swinging. None on with one out and Ruben Tejada due up.
- Ruben Tejada singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Kirk Nieuwenhuis due up.
- Eric Young is pinch-running for Ruben Tejada at first.
- Kirk Nieuwenhuis lined out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Curtis Granderson due up.
- Eric Young advances to second on a John Baker passed ball. Runner on second with two outs and Curtis Granderson at the plate.
- Curtis Granderson single to center scored Eric Young with two outs. Runner on second and Juan Lagares due up.
- Juan Lagares grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Top 9th
- Jenrry Mejia starts the inning for the Mets, batting 8th.
- Wilmer Flores is now playing short, batting 6th.
- Starlin Castro lead-off Home Run (13) to right. Luis Valbuena due up.
- Luis Valbuena grounded out to first. None on with one out and Arismendy Alcantara due up.
- Arismendy Alcantara singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Matt Szczur due up.
- Matt Szczur grounded into a fielder`s choice to second. On the play, Arismendy Alcantara out at second. Runner on first with two outs and John Baker due up.
- John Baker struck out swinging to end the inning.

NY Mets Bottom 9th
- Hector Rondon starts the inning for the Cubs.
- Daniel Murphy popped out to short. None on with one out and Lucas Duda due up.
- Lucas Duda grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Eric Campbell due up.
- Eric Campbell struck out swinging to end the game.

Chicago Cubs 2, NY Mets 1


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: P.Strop (2-4); LP:J.Mejia (5-6); S:H.Rondon (17).

Chicago Cubs 2, NY Mets 1