Pirates get complete team win

Pirates 5 – Brewers 0

The Pittsburgh Pirates (6-6) stopped a four game losing streak in blanking the Milwaukee Brewers (5-6) 5-0 on Saturday night.

John Niese (2-0, 3.50) threw seven shutout innings, allowing 3 hits, striking out 3 and walking 3. Neise in winning his second consecutive start, got 12 ground ball outs.

Andrew McCutchen (.261-1HR-3RBI) hit his first home run of the season in the fifth inning, a solo shot. Josh Harrison (.277-0HR-6RBI) was 2-4 with 2 RBIs, including a triple in the win.

Francisco Cervelli (.353-0HR-6RBI) batting .353 on the season had 2 hits.

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