MLB

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Final 1 2 3   4 5 6   7 8 9   R H E
Pittsburgh0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 271
Chi Cubs1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 x 351
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  W: K. Thompson (1-0)   L: S. Howard (2-2)   S: C. Kimbrel (6)
11:20 AM PT12:20 PM MT1:20 PM CT2:20 PM ET14:20 ET18:20 GMT2:20 11:20 AM MST1:20 PM EST1:50 PM VEN22:20 UAE12:20 PM CT, May 8, 2021
Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois  Attendance: 10,343
Top of 9:
Pirates ninth. Kimbrel pitching. Frazier popped out to shortstop Vargas. Difo lined out to center fielder Marisnick. Evans walked on a full count. Frazier fouled out to first baseman Rizzo.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Bottom of 8:
Cubs eighth. Bednar pitching. Bryant grounded out, second baseman Frazier to first baseman Frazier. Marisnick struck out. Rizzo grounded out, shortstop Newman to first baseman Frazier.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Top of 8:
Pirates eighth. Chafin pitching. Bryant in as left fielder. Marisnick in as center fielder. Bote in as second baseman. Vargas in as shortstop. Duffy in as third baseman. Tom struck out, catcher Contreras to first baseman Rizzo. Newman flied out to center fielder Marisnick. Perez walked on four pitches. Stallings pinch-hitting for Holmes. Stallings grounded into fielder's choice, shortstop Vargas to second baseman Bote, Perez out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Bottom of 7:
Cubs seventh. Howard pitching. Heyward walked on a full count. Bote struck out. Vargas pinch-hitting for Sogard. Vargas struck out. Duffy pinch-hitting for Thompson. Holmes pitching. Heyward stole second. Duffy singled to right, Heyward scored. Duffy to second. On Holmes' wild pitch, Duffy to third. Pederson struck out.
Runs: 1, Hits: 1

Top of 7:
Pirates seventh. Evans flied out to center fielder Bryant. Frazier popped out to right fielder Heyward. González grounded out, shortstop Báez to first baseman Rizzo.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Bottom of 6:
Cubs sixth. Báez popped out to shortstop Newman. Rizzo popped out to shortstop Newman. Contreras struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Top of 6:
Pirates sixth. Newman singled to center. Perez lined out to shortstop Báez. Crowe sacrificed, first baseman Rizzo to second baseman Sogard, Newman to second. Frazier walked. Difo grounded out, first baseman Rizzo unassisted.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Bottom of 5:
Cubs fifth. Thompson grounded out, shortstop Newman to first baseman Frazier. Pederson struck out. Bryant flied out to center fielder Difo.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Top of 5:
Pirates fifth. Thompson pitching. Evans grounded out, shortstop Báez to first baseman Rizzo. Frazier grounded out, shortstop Báez to first baseman Rizzo. González singled to center. Tom grounded out, shortstop Báez to first baseman Rizzo.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Bottom of 4:
Cubs fourth. Contreras singled to right. Heyward struck out. On Crowe's wild pitch, Contreras to second. Bote singled to left, Contreras to third. Sogard hit a sacrifice fly to center fielder Difo, Contreras scored. On center fielder Difo's throwing error, Bote to second. Martini pinch-hitting for Williams. Bote was picked off, pitcher Crowe to shortstop Newman.
Runs: 1, Hits: 2

Top of 4:
Pirates fourth. González singled to right. Tom homered to left on a 2-2 count, González scored. Newman grounded out, shortstop Báez to first baseman Rizzo. Perez safe at first on fielding error by shortstop Báez. Crowe struck out. Frazier hit a ground-rule double to right, Perez to third. Difo grounded out, pitcher Williams to first baseman Rizzo.
Runs: 2, Hits: 3

Bottom of 3:
Cubs third. Bryant grounded out, shortstop Newman to first baseman Frazier. Báez grounded out, shortstop Newman to first baseman Frazier. Rizzo struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Top of 3:
Pirates third. Crowe struck out. Frazier singled to left. Difo grounded into fielder's choice, first baseman Rizzo to shortstop Báez, Frazier out. Evans walked on a full count, Difo to second. Frazier popped out to shortstop Báez.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1

Bottom of 2:
Cubs second. Sogard flied out to center fielder Difo. Williams flied out to right fielder Evans. Pederson grounded out, shortstop Newman to first baseman Frazier.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Top of 2:
Pirates second. González grounded out, third baseman Bote to first baseman Rizzo. Tom walked on a full count. Newman lined out to right fielder Heyward. Tom stole second. Perez struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 0

Bottom of 1:
Cubs first. Pederson struck out, catcher Perez to first baseman Moran. Bryant singled to center. Báez hit an infield single to shortstop, Bryant to second. Rizzo walked, Bryant to third, Báez to second. Contreras was hit by a pitch, Bryant scored, Báez to third, Rizzo to second. Heyward lined out to first baseman Moran. Frazier in as first baseman. Bote flied out to right fielder Evans.
Runs: 1, Hits: 2

Top of 1:
Pirates first. Frazier singled to center. Difo struck out. Frazier stole second. Evans struck out. Moran struck out.
Runs: 0, Hits: 1


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