Thompson went 4-1/3 and allowed no runs.
Pittsburgh earned a split of the four game set with Milwaukee as four pitchers combined on a shutout. The Pirates only managed four safeties, but pushed across two runs to beat Shaun Marcum. Aaron Thompson threw 4-1/3 scoreless innings in his Major League Debut.
The good stuff started in the first. Jose Tabata doubled leading off the inning. He was bunted to second by Josh Harrison. Andrew McCutchen's fly ball scored him with the first run of the game.
Harrison led off the fourth with a double. He moved up on a wild pitch. After McCutchen walked, Neil Walker's fly ball plated Harrison with the second run.
Thompson hit a snag in the fifth. Jonathan Lucroy was on third and Josh Wilson was on second with one out when Jason Grilli was calle...
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