Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Andrew McCutchen had three hits, knocked in
two runs and swiped two bags as the Pittsburgh Pirates finished off a three-
game sweep of the Chicago Cubs with a 4-2 victory Thursday at PNC Park.
The Pirates, winners of four straight and 11 of their last 13 overall, pounced
on Edwin Jackson (1-7) in the first two innings before a 1-hour, 47-minute
rain delay suspended the contest in the fourth.
Starling Marte collected a pair of hits, scored twice and stole a base while
Vin Mazzaro (3-0) pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings in relief of Jeanmar Gomez
to pick up the win.
Travis Snider and Michael McKenry each knocked in a run and Jason Grilli shut
the door in the ninth by converting his 19th straight save opportunity.
Jackson was removed after the rain delay and was charged with all four runs.
Anthony Rizzo and Ryan Sweeney provided an RBI apiece in Chicago's fourth
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