1000 Words: Schierholtz blast lifts Cubs to series win


(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty)

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen can’t reach Nate Schierholtz’s ninth-inning, two-run blast, which carried the Cubs to a 3-2 victory—and an opening series win—over the Pirates at PNC Park. Lefty starter Travis Wood (1-0) pitched a gem, giving up one hit over six scoreless innings.

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