The Pittsburgh Pirates wrapped up a four-game series with the San Francisco Giants today and fell short in their bid for a series win. Pittsburgh would get down in a hole, make a comeback, but fall short in a 4-3 loss to finish off this series with a split. The Pirates needed this one today as they try to maintain pace in the NL Wild Card race.
The Buccos had the lead early when Elias Diaz hit an RBI double to left that scored Josh Bell. San Francisco tied the game up in the third inning and took the lead for good when they scored two runs in the fourth. An insurance run for the Giants in the sixth proved to be much needed after Starling Marte would drive in two runs on a double to right in the eighth inning. Unfortunately for Pittsburgh that is as far as the rally would go.
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