Vance Worley

Arrieta loses lead but Cubs outlast Pirates 3-2 in 12

Jake Arrieta's streak of winning starts ended Wednesday night in Pittsburgh.

No matter, the Chicago Cubs did what they've done every time Arrieta has pitched over the past six weeks: they won.

Pinch-runner Quintin Berry raced home on Anthony Rizzo's sacrifice fly in the top of the 12th inning, and the Cubs slipped by the Pirates 3-2.

"A bunch of young guys kept playing and eventually got it done," Chicago manager Joe Maddon said. "That to me, in that dugout, that dugout was absolutely electric tonight. It was beautiful."

Arrieta's bid to become the first 20-game winner in the majors went along smoothly before he wavered in the eighth as...