Andrew McCutchen was the only Pirates batter to get an extra-base hit. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

That was the worst game the Pirates have played all season. Pittsburgh pitchers surrendered a season-high 17 hits in the 10-o loss, continuing the struggle after allowing 15 base hits Wednesday night.

Starter Matt Cain and the Giants held the Bucs' lineup to three hits after it totaled 18 hits on the previous two San Francisco starting pitchers.

"We got to see the real good Matt Cain tonight," said Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, calling Cain "a guy to hang your hat on if you want to patent yourself after a guy."

He wasn't the Matt Cain that struck out 14 hitters for the most K's in a perfect game exactly one year ago, but he did hold the Pirates to just two hits and two walks over ...

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