Pirates blow lead in 6th inning, fall 5-4 to Angels

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The Pittsburgh Pirates briefly built a two-run lead in the fifth only to fall back behind in the top of the sixth and were edged out 5-4 by the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park.

The Pirates (17-21) had gone 18 straight innings without scoring a run before putting up a four-spot in the fifth inning.

Trailing by a pair, the Pirates loaded the bases with two outs against Angels starter José Soriano for Oneil Cruz.

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