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The Pirates are on a roll winning 9 of 11

PIRATES 5 – DIAMONDBACKS 1
Win: Charlie Morton (5-9)
Loss: Chase Anderson (5-4)
AROUND THE BASES
The Pittsburgh Pirates (44-40) are on a roll.
Gregory Polanco homered, and Charlie Morton allowed 1 run over six innings, as the Pirates won for the fifth time in six games, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Tuesday night. Morton lowered his ERA to 2.13 at PNC Park, allowing one run and five hits.
  • Pirates have won 9 of 11, Season high four games above .500
  • 14-7 record since Gregory Polanco has been called up. Polanco has reached safely in 19 of 21 games.
  • The Pirates have scored the 5th most runs in the NL since June
  • Andrew McCutchen is hitting .339 with 8 home runs, 26 RBI, and has 20 extra-base hits since June 1. Heading towards a second straight MVP?
  • Starling Marte drove in two runs tonight and is hitting .348 (24-for-69) since June 9th.

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William DePaoli

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