McCutchen's walk off homer wins it in the 12th
Both teams blew chances. Both teams had the lead. But when it was over, Andrew McCutchen's walk off homer in the 12th provided the last, final run and a Bucco victory. The win evened the Pirates record at 30-30.
Former Pirate Zach Duke returned to PNC for the first time since being traded last off-season. He and Paul Maholm both pitched effectively. Maholm was sharper but was victimized again by poor run support and a blown save out of the bullpen.
Pittsburgh wasted some early chances against Duke. Jose Tabata and McCutchen both singled in the first. The rally fizzled when Tabata was caught stealing third. A fly ball from Neil Walker ended the inning. In the second, Chris Snyder singled and was tossed out trying to go for a do...
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