Charlie Morton was wild and was unable to get out of the fifth inning. Randy Wells continued with his resurgence as the Cubs took the final game of the three game set 6-3.
Alex Presley got it started in the first inning off Wells. He singled and stole second. He moved to third on a fly out from Andrew McCutchen. Derrek Lee delivered as he has since being acquired. He stroked a two out single to give the Pirates a 1-0 lead.
As a sign of things to come, Morton left the bases loaded in the first. In the second he walked two men and stranded them both. The Pirates had there own offensive chances. They loaded the bases with no one gone in the second (Garrett Jones doubled, Ronny Cedeno singled and Michael McKenry walked), but failed to score (Morton whiffed, Presley popped out and Harriso...
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