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Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 1:28 PM
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Chicago Cubs (64-58) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (51-70)

Jon Lester (9-8, 4.43) vs. Steven Brault (3-1, 4.33)

Second of three games in the series. Cubs have lost two games in a row in walkoff fashion. Russell starting at second base for his first start since being called back up.

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 1:31 PM
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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 1:51 PM
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B1 — First impact play by Russell since being called up. He gloves a liner that's smoked off the bat for the 2nd out of the inning.

B1 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 2:00 PM
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E1 — 3 lineouts for the Buccos in the 1st. Lester escapes a jam after loading the bases w/ 1 out.

E1 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 2:12 PM
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E2 — Spectacular diving catch by J-Hey in CF. Superman dive to catch the liner in the gap b/w left & center.

E2 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 2:49 PM
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M5 — Russell hits an IF single down the 3B line w/ 1 out. Strikeout & flyout after that. Russell left stranded after getting the Cubs' 1st hit of the day.

M5 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 2:54 PM
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B5 — KB makes an errant throw after racing in to field a dribbler. It comes after a leadoff walk. Runners now on 2B & 3B.

B5 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:01 PM
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B5 — Liner to shallow RF caught by Castellanos for the 1st out. All 3 runners hold. Reynolds batting now.

B5 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:03 PM
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B5 — Lester gets a strike call on a cutter thrown in the bottom, outside corner of the zone. Reynolds rung up. 2 away in the 5th.

B5 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:05 PM
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E5 — Great escape by Lester. He forces inning-ending flyout. No runs scored by the Bucs after they loaded the bases w/ 0 outs.

E5 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:18 PM
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B6 — After a leadoff walk, KB suffers another error. Cubs then force a double play on a grounder. Man on 3B w/ 2 outs now.

B6 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:20 PM
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E6 — Inning-ending K for Lester. Big Jon escapes a tight situation again.

E6 || Cubs 0, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:23 PM
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T7 — KB makes up for his errors w/ a leadoff solo shot in the 7th. Go-ahead blast out to LF. Bryant's 25th homer of the year.

T7 || Cubs 1, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:36 PM
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B7 — Lester getting replaced by Chatwood after giving up leadoff double & walking the next batter. Lester barked at the home-plate umpire after the walk. He wasn't pleased w/ several balls that were called during his outing.

B7 || Cubs 1, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:39 PM
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B7 — After Chatwood gets a K, Happ makes a spectacular diving catch in LF. Reminiscent of Heyward's catch from earlier in the game.

B7 || Cubs 1, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:44 PM
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E7 — After Chatwood hits a batter to load the bases, he forces an inning-ending groundout. Cubs escape a jam yet again.

E7 || Cubs 1, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 3:50 PM
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T8 — Back-to-back singles by Happ & Lucroy. Diaz then makes an errant throw from behind the plate to try to pick off Happ at 3B. Throw sails into the OF. Happ scores.

T8 || Cubs 2, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 4:12 PM
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M9 — Bryant walked & Rizzo HBP w/ 0 outs. Cubs fail to bring them home. Bottom of the 9th coming. Cubs looking to shake off their 9th-inning pitching woes.

M9 || Cubs 2, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 4:15 PM
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B9 — Chatwood issues a leadoff walk. Pitching change coming. Wick set to toe the rubber.

B9 || Cubs 2, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 4:20 PM
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B9 — Tucker hits a nubber back to Wick, who gets the easy out at 1B. Runner on 2B w/ 1 out.

B9 || Cubs 2, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 4:22 PM
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B9 — Grounder hit right to Russell. 2 away. Reynolds batting.

B9 || Cubs 2, Pirates 0

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Re: Cubs vs. Pirates: Game 2 Thread


Posted: Aug 17, 2019 4:23 PM
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F — Baez fields a routine grounder & fires to Rizzo for the final out. 9th-inning disaster averted this time around. Cubs pick up a shutout win.

F || Cubs 2, Pirates 0

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