Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Andrew McCutchen's solo homer in the bottom
of the 12th inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-3 win over the
Milwaukee Brewers in the second test of a four-game set from PNC Park.
The Pirates spoiled opportunities twice in extras before McCutchen finally led
them to victory. He led off the final frame and his blast off Mike Fiers (0-2)
just cleared the center field wall, giving Pittsburgh its fourth win in five
Vin Mazzaro (2-0) picked up the win by spinning the final two of six scoreless
frames for the Pittsburgh bullpen. Starter Jeff Locke struck out six over six
innings of work, yielding three runs on seven hits -- the most he's allowed in
Russell Martin had two doubles and an RBI, while Clint Barmes and Garrett
Jones drove in a run apiece in the victory.
Milwaukee fell to 1-4 on its 10-game road trip. Jean Segura hit a solo homer
and knocked in two runs while Carlos Gomez contributed a pair of hits and an
RBI in the setback.
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