After a three hour-plus rain delay in Chicago on late Monday night, the Pirates were looking for a solid pitching performance before having to fly back to Pittsburgh for the quick turnaround on Tuesday. The club got just that as Kevin Correia held the Cubs to just two hits and the bullpen was able to close it down in the 3-0 shutout.
Correia tossed arguably his best start of the season. The right-hander held the Cubs to just two hits -- both singles to second baseman Darwin Barney -- over seven shutout frames. Correia walked just one and whiffed six, which tied his season-high (Also on July 14 against Milwaukee). Correia struck out the side in the first inning and went out to notch a fourth straight, before Starlin Castro grounded out to end the streak in the second.
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