Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle said after last night’s 3-2 loss that the Pirates “gotta keep plowin’” following their third straight loss to the San Diego Padres.
Thursday, the Pirates plowed the Padres in the form of a 10-1 victory.
"We were able to go out and play a complete ballgame," Hurdle said. "More often than not those games start on the mound. And it did again today."

Gerrit Cole led the Pirates to a 10-1 victory with his six innings and 12 strikeouts. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
Pedro Alvarez sounded the charge with his 34th home run of the season Thursday afternoon, and the Pirates followed suit with four more runs in the fourth inning to chase San Diego starter Ian Kennedy and break a 1-1 tie.
The Pirates held the lead through the end of the game to end their losing str...

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