Cedeno had an RBI triple.

Ross Ohlendorf certainly wasn't bad. But Wandy Rodriguez was lights out. He yielded an early lead to the Pirates but Houston chipped away and took the lead. Rodriguez whiffed a career best as Houston took the first game of the series.

The Pirate bats were silent all game except for the fourth inning. And in that inning they went 'boom'. Josh Harrison doubled to lead off the inning. Andrew McCutchen hit a two run homer. Neil Walker and Ryan Doumit hit consecutive doubles to give the Pirates a 3-0 lead.

Ohlendorf retired the first eleven hitteres he faced before hitting a snag with two gone in the fourth. J.D. Martinez singled. Carlos Lee walked. Brian Boguseveic singled home Martinez to make it 3-1.

Houston got another key two out hit in the fifth. Clin...

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