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After losing a heart breaker on Saturday night by a walkoff error, the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped their five game losing streak by beating the San Francisco Giants, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon. The Bucs bats have been slow to start the season, but were able to plate four runs on eight hits with five walks off the Giants' starter Ryan Vogelsong and the bullpen.
Right-hander Kevin Correia allowed one run on three hits over 6.0 innings. He walked one and struck out two while throwing 91 pitches, 62 for strikes. Correia kept the ball down in the zone, getting 13 of his outs via the groundball.
The lone run that Correia allowed came in the 5th frame. Correia gave up a leadoff double to Brandon Belt. He took a 2-2 slider just out of reach of Garrett Jones ...
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