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Frazier Walks It Off Against Brewers

It is no secret that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been struggling mightily lately and it has been noticed by the fan base.  With the losses piling up, the seats are emptier now more than ever at PNC Park.  Fans want to see wins and for the few at the game and watching at home, they would see that tonight.  Pittsburgh would earn a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers to avoid being swept, and snap a seven-game losing streak.

Milwaukee jumped out to a two-run lead with solo home runs from Jesus Aguilar and Domingo Santana in the second and third innings respectively.  Those would be the only runs that Pirates starter Steven Brault would allow tonight during his five innings of work.  Brault would give up four hits, to go along with three strikeouts and one walk.

The Buccos would tie th...

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Brewers Beat Cole, Pirates 5-2

Gerrit Cole took the mound tonight for the Pittsburgh Pirates looking for another solid start on the road. Unfortunately, he ran into some trouble in the early innings, and the Bucs couldn’t muster a comeback as they fell 5-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers tonight at Miller Park.

Cole battled his way through six innings, giving up five runs on seven hits with ten strikeouts and two walks.  His mound opponent, Brent Suter, gave up two runs on three hits in three innings in a spot start for Milwaukee.

A solo homerun by Eric Thames in the bottom of the second inning put the Brewers in front 1-0.  Jordy Mercer’s groundout in the third tied the game and an RBI single by Jordan Luplow later in the inning gave the Bucs a 2-1 advantage.

The Brewers tagged Cole for four runs in the third inning. 

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Pirates Fail To Sweep, Lose 6-2

After an encouraging start last time out on the mound, Tyler Glasnow took the field today for the Pittsburgh Pirates, looking to help complete the three game series sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park.  Unfortunately, the defense behind Glasnow faltered multiple times throughout the afternoon, and the Brewers used the long ball to earn a 6-2 victory.

This may have been Glasnow’s best start yet, as the right hander battled his way through 6.1 innings, giving up four runs (three earned) on six hits with two walks and six strikeouts.  He fell to 1-2 on the season with the loss.  The Bucs had trouble solving Brewers’ starter Zach Davies for most of the afternoon, who gave up two runs on four hits through 5.2 innings.

The Brewers got on the board in the top of the third inning, th...

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