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The Pittsburgh Pirates (9-11) beat the Atlanta Braves (13-8) 4-2, at Turner Field in Atlanta on Saturday night.
Left-hander Erik Bedard allowed one run on five hits over 5.0 innings in his fifth start of the 2012 season. He walked one and struck out nine batters while throwing 96 pitches, 62 for strikes. After losing all of his first four decisions, despite allowing two earned runs or less in those outings, Bedard finally picked up his first win as a Pirate.
Bedard got Michael Bourn swinging on a nasty Curveball to start the third inning. Martin Prado followed with a one-out double to center field. After whiffing his next batter, Bedard gave up an RBI single to Dan Uggla for his first earned run of the outing. The inning ended after Bedard got Jays...
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