Jones bopped a three run tater in the first.

The Pirates took advantage of limited scoring opportunities as Garrett Jones three run homer helped propel the Pirates to a series sweep in Houston. The win puts the Pirates two games over .500.

Jones' dinger came in the first on a two strike, two out pitch from rookie Jordan Lyles. It scored Jose Tabata and Andrew McCutchen.

Houston wiggled back to tie the game. In the fourth Brett Wallace walked and Matt Downs doubled to start the inning against James McDonald. A ground ball out from Angel Sanchez scored one run and Carlos Corporan's sac fly made it 3-2.

Pesky Michael Bourn walked to lead off the fifth. He scored on a double from Hunter Pence that tied the game.

Pittsburgh forged ahead in the sixth with help from Bourn. McCutche...

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