The Pirates held a nice 7-4 margin and needed just six outs. They got four outs, but allowed five runs in the process to lose the game.
Andrew McCutchen's bases loaded triple in the seventh gave the Pirates a 5-4 lead. Nyjer Morgan followed with a single to make it 6-4 and Brandon Moss drove in a run in the 8th for the Pirates final tally.
But Colorado and Jim Tracy rallied. Chris Iannetta drilled a two out three run homer off of John Grabow in the 8th inning to tie it. Huston Street put two Pirates on in the 9th but emerged without a blemish. Then Jesse Chavez gave up a two run one out tater to Todd Helton in the 9th. Ball game.
Charlie Morton gave up two runs on five hits in five innings. Jason Hammel, who had won his last three starts, gave up five runs in six plus. Ian Stewart was...
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