The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs played for the 19th and final time in 2018 tonight and in the end, Chicago would take the game and season series with a 3-0 victory. Pittsburgh didn’t have many chances tonight and the few they did have they could not capitalize.
Trevor Williams made his final start of the season and came one game short from reaching the 15-win plateau. Instead he would collect his 10th loss of the year after throwing five innings and allowing three runs on eight hits, with four strikeouts and three walks. Two of those runs came in the second on a David Bote triple to left field. The final run crossed the plate when Daniel Murphy hit an RBI single to right center in the fourth inning.
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