Bryant lifts Cubs over Pirates

Pittsburgh, PA ( – Kris Bryant went 3-for-4 with three RBI
and a run scored in the Chicago Cubs’ 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates
on Monday.

Bryant’s two-run double in the seventh broke a 1-1 tie for the Cubs, who
improved to 7-5 on the young season. Jorge Soler went 4-for-5 with two runs

Jake Arrieta (2-1) got the start for Chicago and gave up one run on four hits
over seven innings. The right-hander struck out seven and walked none.

Starling Marte hit a solo homer in the ninth for the Pirates, who swept the
Brewers in three games over the weekend. Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with an

Pittsburgh starter A.J. Burnett allowed one run on eight hits over six
innings. Arquimedes Caminero (0-1) took the loss after giving up three runs —
two earned — on two hits in the seventh.