Cubs rally past Pirates

Pittsburgh, PA ( – Starlin Castro homered among his three
hits and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh
Pirates for a 9-8 victory in the second of a four-game set on Tuesday.

Welington Castillo and Kris Bryant each drove in two runs, with Castillo also
homering for the Cubs, who won Monday’s series opener by a 5-2 score.

Jung Ho Kang hit a three-run double and Josh Harrison and Starling Marte each
went yard for the Pirates.

Neither starter factored into the decision as Chicago’s Travis Wood gave up
three runs on four hits with five strikeouts over five-plus frames, while
Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano gave up three runs on three hits and fanned
nine in five innings of work.