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Pirates / Cubs

The Pirates had little time to think of Yesterdays home opening loss to the Chicago Cubs one in which the team went 0-10 with runners in scoring position because the same two went right back at it with a 12:35 pm first pitch from PNC Park

Top of the 1st no score Willson Contreras crushes the Zach Thompson pitch for a solo jack his 1st of the season Cubs lead 1-0

Bottom of the 1st same score Ben Gamel lifts a deep fly ball off Kyle Hendricks for a 3 run homer his 1st of the season Pittsburgh leads 3-1

3Rd inning same score Kevin Newman sends the Hendricks pitch the other way off the wall 2 runs score on the Triple Pirates lead 5-1

4Th inning Pittsburgh up 5-2 Ke’Bryan Hayes connects for a base hit off Hendricks Hoy Park scores Hayes went 4 for 4 on the day Pirates up 6-2

5Th inning same score bases loaded for Chicago Contreras grounds one off Dillon Peters Hayes fields it and turns the inning ending double play

Pirates win 6-2

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