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Pittsburgh Pirates (26-19)


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vs. Ari
W 12-1
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vs. Ari
W 5-4
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Ari 3 - 8 Pit
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@ Tex
5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT
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@ Tex
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Diamondbacks squander chances in 8-3 loss to Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) Facing Pirates ace Gerrit Cole, the Arizona Diamondbacks gave themselves plenty of chances to break the game open and grab a win.

They had runners in scoring position in six different innings, but were largely unable to capitalize on their opportunities in an 8-3 loss that saw the Diamondbacks fall to a season-worst seven games under .500.

Cole was far from sharp from the start, giving up back-to-back doubles to Jean Segura and Jason Bourne in the first inning to give the Diamondbacks an early 1-0 lead. Cole needed 106 pitches to get through five innings. But with the Pirates' ace scuffling, the Diamondbacks hit just 3 for 14 with runners in scoring position and left 26 men on base.

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Leaders
AVG: S. Marte.318
HR: A. McCutchen8
RBI: G. Polanco29
SB: S. Marte14
W: G. Cole5
ERA: G. Cole2.79
Saves: M. Melancon16
K: F. Liriano52
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 3114.689-
Pittsburgh 2719.5874.5
St. Louis 2423.5118
Milwaukee 2026.43511.5
Cincinnati 1532.31917
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .283 (2)
Runs: 226 (4)
Hits: 447 (3)
Home Runs: 42 (24)
Stolen Bases: 32 (5)
OBP: .360 (2)
SLG: .432 (8)
Total Bases: 681 (6)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.16 (18)
Runs Allowed: 206 (18)
Saves: 18 (3)
Strikeouts: 334 (26)
OpBA: .260 (21)
OBP: .339 (25)
SLG: .435 (23)
Run Support: 5.00 (4)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/25 A. Caminero Placed on 15-Day DL (Strained left quad)
5/25 K. Lobstein Called Up from Minors
5/25 R. Scahill Called Up from Minors
5/25 T. Watson Placed on Paternity Leave List
5/24 A. Schugel Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/25 A. Caminero Strained left quad (on 15-day DL)
5/24 R. Vogelsong Facial fractures (on 15-day DL)
4/14 C. Luebke off 15-day DL
3/25 E. Díaz Right elbow discomfort (on 60-day DL)
3/25 J. Hughes off 15-day DL
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