It wasn't pretty. The offense relied heavily on an error by Orioles second baseman Blake Davis, who was making his Major League debut. Kevin Correia was nicked enough to not have a 1-2-3 inning, but danced out of enough trouble to last six frames. The 5-4 win puts the Pirates back at .500.
The Pirates drew first blood off rookie starter Zach Britton. He gave up three straight singles to start the game. Jose Tabata led off with a single and move to second on a base knock from Josh Harrison. Andrew McCutchen's single drove in the first run of the game and moved Harrison to third. Neil Walker bounced into a double play that scored Harrison and made it 2-0.
Baltimore scored the next four runs with a pair of two run frames in the third and fourth. Correia gave up consecutive sin...
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