Rockies 2 – Pirates 0
W: K.Freeland (10-7)
L: J.Musgrove (4-6)
S: W.Davis (32)
Rockies starter Kyle Freeland threw seven shutout innings as Freeland and the bullpen combined on a two-hitter in leading the Rockies (60-52) to a 2-0 win over the Pirates (58-57) on Monday night.
Pittsburgh’s losing streak hits three games as the Pirates are in danger of falling to .500 with a loss on Tuesday. Jameson Taillon will try to stop the skid.
Corey Dickerson (1-4) and Joe Musgrove (1-2) were the lone Pirates to record hits in the loss. On the mound Musgrove was solid in allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run in seven innings.
The Pirates enter Tuesday 5.5 games out of a wildcard spot.
WILD CARD STANDINGS
1. Milwaukee Brewers (65-50)
2. Atlanta Braves (60-48)
3. LA Dodgers (62-51)
4. Colorado Rockies (60-52)
5. Washington Nationals (57-54)
6. St. Louis Cardinals (58-55)
7. Pittsburgh Pirates (58-57)
8. San Francisco Giants (57-57)