Harrison collected two hits in his big league debut.

The Pirates were held at bay by Mets starter R.A. Dickey through seven innings. James McDonald pitched well but exited trailing 1-0. The offense woke up in time to score five late runs in a 5-1 in New York.

The Pirates had a couple of early chances to score but failed both times. Jose Tabata started the game with a double and moved up on a grounder from Josh Harrison in his first Major League at bat. But Andrew McCutchen whiffed and Neil Walker grounded out to end the inning. In the third, a two out walk to Tabata was followed by Harrison's first hit. But McCutchen struck out again to end the inning. Dickey then retired the Pirates in order in the next four innings.

The Mets also started the game with a lead off double. Angel Pa...

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