Charlie Morton earned his tenth win by pitching six scoreless innings then watched the bullpen give up three runs and nearly blow it for him. Pedro Alvarez and Derrek Lee homered in support of Morton.
Pittsburgh got on the board in the first inning against Daniel Hudson of Arizona. Alex Presley and Neil Walker each doubled to create one tally. Arizona almost came right back. With two outs and runners on the corners, Garrett Jones made a diving/sliding catch of a line drive down the line in right off the bat of Paul Goldschmidt to end the inning.
In the second inning Pedro Alvarez homered to make it 2-0. Hudson showed some wildness and walked Andrew McCutchen and Derrek Lee with one out in the fifth. Ryan Doumit doubled to give Pittsburgh a three run cushion.
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