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Pittsburgh Pirates (22-22)


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vs. NYM
W 9-1
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vs. Mia
W 4-2
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Mia 1 - 5 Pit
Final
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vs. Mia
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@ SD
7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST9:40 PM VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 PM CT

Marlins-Pirates Preview

(AP) -- Behind a string of outstanding performances from their red-hot rotation, the suddenly surging Pittsburgh Pirates are on the verge of their longest home winning streak since July.

Gerrit Cole began the run with arguably the best start of his young career, an effort he'll try to build on against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night when the Pirates go after their sixth straight victory.

Following a 1-6 stretch, Pittsburgh starters have posted a 1.06 ERA during a winning streak that's given the club a chance to move two games over .500 for the first time since sitting 12-10 on April 29.

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Leaders
AVG: S. Marte.284
HR: P. Alvarez9
RBI: S. Marte30
SB: G. Polanco12
W: G. Cole6
ERA: A. Burnett1.37
Saves: M. Melancon11
K: F. Liriano64
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
St. Louis 3016.652-
Chi Cubs 2520.5564.5
Pittsburgh 2322.5116.5
Cincinnati 1926.42210.5
Milwaukee 1631.34014.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .248 (16)
Runs: 179 (20)
Hits: 373 (18)
Home Runs: 38 (21)
Stolen Bases: 30 (9)
OBP: .306 (22)
SLG: .380 (23)
Total Bases: 573 (25)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.08 (2)
Runs Allowed: 151 (2)
Saves: 12 (17)
Strikeouts: 370 (8)
OpBA: .246 (11)
OBP: .312 (12)
SLG: .351 (1)
Run Support: 4.00 (20)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/25 R. Liz Designated for Assignment
5/25 C. Morton Removed From 15-Day DL (Hip injury)
5/25 C. Morton Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
5/19 J. Sellers Transferred to 60-Day DL (Sore left Achilles)
5/19 J. Tabata Purchased From Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/9 S. Marte Left game - dizziness (day-to-day)
5/4 A. Lambo Plantar fasciitis, left foot (on 15-day DL)
4/5 C. Morton off 15-day DL
3/30 J. Decker off 15-day DL
3/27 B. Cumpton Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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