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Pittsburgh Pirates (5-6)


Fri. 4/17 Sat. 4/18 Sun. 4/19 Mon. 4/20 Tue. 4/21
vs. Mil
W 6-3
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vs. Mil
W 6-2
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Mil 2 - 5 Pit
Final
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vs. ChC
4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT
vs. ChC
4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT

Pirates sweep, Brewers off to worst start in team history

PITTSBURGH (AP) Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with the worst start in team history.

Milwaukee dropped its fifth straight game and fell to 2-10, the poorest record in the majors.

Cole (2-0) improved to 9-1 in his last 10 decisions at PNC Park while giving up two runs and striking out six.

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Leaders
AVG: G. Polanco.262
HR: P. Alvarez3
RBI: S. Marte9
SB: G. Polanco3
W: J. Locke2
ERA: J. Locke1.93
Saves: M. Melancon1
K: A. Burnett15
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
St. Louis 73.700-
Chi Cubs 64.6001
Pittsburgh 66.5002
Cincinnati 56.4552.5
Milwaukee 210.1676
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .221 (23)
Runs: 41 (19)
Hits: 78 (26)
Home Runs: 11 (16)
Stolen Bases: 7 (13)
OBP: .275 (28)
SLG: .354 (21)
Total Bases: 125 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.12 (7)
Runs Allowed: 35 (4)
Saves: 1 (29)
Strikeouts: 100 (6)
OpBA: .214 (4)
OBP: .276 (6)
SLG: .343 (4)
Run Support: 3.77 (20)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/18 J. Decker Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
4/18 J. Decker Removed From 15-Day DL (Left calf strain)
4/18 J. Decker Sent to Minors
4/17 T. Sanchez Sent to Minors
4/17 C. Stewart Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/4 C. Morton Hip injury (on 15-day DL)
3/30 J. Decker off 15-day DL
3/27 B. Cumpton Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 15-day DL)
3/27 J. Sellers Sore left Achilles (on 15-day DL)
3/27 C. Stewart off 15-day DL
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