Last night the Pittsburgh Pirates were blown out in Milwaukee, thanks in large part to a lot of home runs by the Brewers. The obvious solution? Hit more home runs and beat them at their own game. Tonight the Pirates did just that. They combined for four home runs, which accounted for seven of their eight runs on the night. The only problem was Milwaukee hit three home runs, and combined for 12 runs on the evening.
The Pirates took an early lead in the first inning after a Starling Marte double eventually resulted in a run. Russell Martin followed Marte with a single, and Andrew McCutchen brought Marte in with another single. They probably should have had more than that, as you don't usually expect one run when you begin the game with a double and two singles. Milwaukee came back big in ...
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