It has been a struggle as of late for the Pittsburgh Pirates to find any kind of consistency from the offense. After not holding a lead in the first two games of this three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh struck early and often tonight in a 6-0 victory over Cincinnati. With the win, the Pirates avoided being swept by the bottom dwellers of the N.L. Central Division.
The Buccos got the ball rolling in the first inning. A hit by Adam Frazier would bring in Starling Marte for the first run of the night. Frazier would then come in to score on an Andrew McCutchen ground out. McCutchen would bring home another RBI in the third with a single to right center field. He would then cross the plate on a single to right by David Freese.
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