After banging out 13 runs between their last two games, the Pittsburgh Pirates (77-56) could not get on the board Thursday night as Yovani Gallardo once again dominated the Pirates for seven shutout innings. On the other side, the Milwaukee Brewers (59-74) scored a run off Pirate starter Gerrit Cole in three of the first four innings to take control of the contest from early on and coast to a 4-0 triumph.
With the loss, Pittsburgh missed a golden opportunity to tie the St. Louis Cardinals for the lead in the National League Central. Pittsburgh trailed by half a game entering the evening's match-up with Milwaukee, but fall to a full game back with the loss and St. Louis traveling to PNC Park for the weekend.
Milwaukee took the lead in the first when Jean Segura scored on a RBI single ...
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