Rudy Owens started and gave up six runs over 3 1/3 innings, giving up nine hits and two walks. He struck out three. It was easily his worst outing of the year.
Jose Tabata was 2 for 5 and is now 5 for 13 in his three games since his demotion to Indianapolis.
Starling Marte was 1 for 4 with his 12th triple of the year. He has a 12-game hitting streak.
Robbie Grossman was 1 for 3 with two walks. He scored three runs and stole his 9th base of the year.
Matt Curry had himself a night at the plate going 4 for 5 with a double and a home run, his 6th of the season.
Tyler Waldron started and gave up just one run over six innings. He struck out five and walked two.
Zack Dodson had perhaps his best start of the year going six innings, giving up just three unearned runs. He struck out six and didn’t walk a batter.
Alen Hanson kept up his hot hitting going 3 for 4 with a double and a walk. He is now hitting .335/.396/.601.
Gregory Polanco went 2 for 3 with his 18th double and a walk to raise his season line to .305/.367/.497. He has a 1.139 OPS over his last ten games.
2011 7th rounder, Jake Burnette gave up just one run over five innings. He struck out two and didn’t walk a batter. It was definitely his best of his four career starts.
Barrett Barnes was 2 for 4 with a double and a home run, his second of the season. He is 8 for 11 with three doubles and two home runs in his last three games.
17-year old Harold Ramirez made his professional debut going 1 for 3. He was given a signing bonus of $1.05 million last season, the second highest bonus given out by the Pirates to an international player.