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Pirates Defeat Giants 10-5

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Jordy Mercer went 2-4 with one home run and Jeanmar Gomez gave up no hits in three innings of relief as Pittsburgh routed San Francisco, 10-5. Seven different Pirates scored at least once in the win and they finished with a .361 batting average and .429 wOBA. On the season they have a .245 batting average and .303 wOBA.

In the top of the first, Andrew McCutchen drove in Jose Tabata with a single off starter Matt Cain. With the score tied at 3-3, the Pirates took the lead for good with a seven-run top of the fifth that included a three-run double by Tabata off Jose Mijares.

Jeff Locke (9-4) put in four innings of work and picked up a no-decision while allowing three runs on five hits with three strikeouts and four walks. Gomez (3-0) got his third win of the year after walking one. Guillermo Moscoso (1-2) got the loss after pitching 2/3 of an inning and giving up three runs on no hits with two strikeouts and two walks. Tabata had a strong game for the Pirates, going 3 for 4 with a double, two runs, and three RBIs. McCutchen also contributed, going 2 for 3 with a run, an RBI, and two walks. Brandon Crawford went 1 for 1 with a double and two RBIs in the loss.

The Pirates will face the Giants again Friday at AT&T Park at 7:15 PM PDT.

Pirates Offense
A+101.1J. TabataLF4320300
A93.6A. McCutchenCF3210120
A93.5J. MercerSS4221102
A-90.9G. JonesRF3121111
B+89.6P. Alvarez3B5210203
B84.3N. Walker2B4110011
C75.0R. MartinC4100100
C-71.0J. HarrisonPH1000000
D63.0G. Sanchez1B4000100

Giants Offense
A+98.5B. CrawfordPH1100200
A+97.1B. PillLF4310000
B+89.2M. Scutaro2B2110211
B+88.8G. BlancoCF2110020
B+87.4P. Sandoval3B3120010
B83.3B. Belt1B4100011
C74.0H. PenceRF3000010
C-71.0R. KieschnickPH1000000
D+69.0B. PoseyC2000100
D+68.0H. SanchezC2000000
D+67.0N. NoonanPH2000001
F57.0J. AriasSS5000002

Pirates Pitching
A96.3J. Gomez3.00.000.3301139
A96.3T. Watson1.10.000.0002015
D64.1J. Locke4.06.752.2553473
F55.7J. Hughes0.227.006.0030121

Giants Pitching
A94.5J. Machi2.00.000.5013026
B+87.8J. Lopez1.00.001.001006
D-61.9M. Cain3.18.102.1073064
F58.7J. Mijares2.018.003.0042244
F57.2G. Moscoso0.240.503.0002221

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