The Pirates entered tonight’s game against the Mets with a 75-78 record, needing to go 6-3 the rest of the way in order to avoid their 20th consecutive losing season. Tonight, they took the first step in that process, scoring seven runs in the first two innings on their way to an 10-6 win over the Mets in the second game of the four-game set in New York.
Pittsburgh jumped on Mets’ starter Collin McHugh early and often tonight, including a three-run homerun by Pedro Alvarez in the first inning. Josh Harrison added a two-run triple in the second inning, and after Garrett Jones reached on an error, allowing another run to score, McHugh was relieved of his duties. All in all, the Pirates tagged him for seven runs on five hits in just over an inning of work.
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