If you are a fan of offense, this four-game series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs was one you could have passed on. Over the four games the teams combined to score a total of nine runs. The largest margin of victory came in the Pittsburgh win Saturday night when they outscored Chicago by two runs. The series finale today would take eleven innings to finish and in the end the Pirates would come away with a 2-1 victory and earn a series split with their division rival.
Pitching was the story once again today and both starters looked very good on the mound. Jameson Taillon worked six innings and allowed one run on five hits with eight strikeouts and three walks. That lone run came in the second when Kyle Schwarber hit a solo home run over the Clemente Wall.
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