Pittsburgh Pirates starter A.J. Burnett has held the Chicago Cubs hitless through the first six innings on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. The Pirates currently lead Chicago 5-0 in the top of the seventh inning. The Cubs have certainly lost plenty of talent over the last two days, and it's showing right now.
Burnett has struck out five and walked two thus far. Chicago has hit a few balls hard but nothing has been able to get through.
Neil Walker has driven in all of the runs for the Pirates. Walker's first inning grand slam off Cubs starter Casey Coleman was his 11th home run of the year. Center fielder Andrew McCutchen already has three hits for Pittsburgh.
Burnett has thrown 74 pitches through six innings.
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