Two-out hits hurt the Pirates on both sides of the ball on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. The Brewers did their damage from two-out knocks off Erik Bedard, while Pittsburgh wasn't able to capitalize on two-out hitting. Six of the seven runs the pitching staff surrendered game with two-outs, while the Bucs stranded eight of their 12 batters after attempting to rally back with two-outs.

"There is nothing better than getting a two-out hit with runners in scoring position, and there’s nothing that stings you as much as giving up one," Manager Clint Hurdle said. "At the end of the series, we weren’t able to capitalize on two-out situations and they did…They added five today with two outs. Two-outs and nobody on and the inning gets away from us."

That proved to be true as the club lost 2-of...

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