Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer and Edwin Jackson finally got the better of Charlie Morton, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.
Pedro Alvarez had two hits and two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame two home runs by Starlin Castro to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 on Tuesday night.
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Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro homered during a nine-run fifth inning and the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-4 Monday night in their highest-scoring game of the season.
Chicago pitcher Paul Maholm pitched eight innings and allowed just one run on four hits to send Pittsburgh to a 5-1 loss.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija pitched eight shutout innings Monday night in a 2-0 win against the Pirates.
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs engaged in a pitching duel Wednesday night at PNC Park. However, the team that does not call Pittsburgh home pulled out the win.