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Pittsburgh Pirates (27-22)

Wed. 5/23 Thu. 5/24 Fri. 5/25 Sat. 5/26 Sun. 5/27
@ Cin
W 5-4
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@ Cin
L 4-5
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StL 1 - 8 Pit
vs. StL
1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST3:35 PM VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 PM CT
vs. StL
10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT

Musgrove uses arm, bat to beat Cards 8-1 in Pirates debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) Joe Musgrove came off the disabled list to win his Pirates debut with seven scoreless innings on the mound while also getting his first career hit and scoring the winning run as Pittsburgh beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 on Friday night.

The right-hander singled to lead off the sixth inning, when the Pirates scored three times off John Gant to break a scoreless tie. Musgrove came home on Josh Harrison's double to center field before Josh Bell hit a sacrifice fly and Corey Dickerson capped the inning with an RBI triple off Brett Cecil.

Musgrove (1-0) allowed five hits and struck out seven. He did not walk a batter while throwing just 67. Musgrove was activated before the game after being sidelined all season with a strained right shoulder. He was one of four players acquired from the Houston Astros in a January trade for right-hander Gerrit Cole.

AVG: C. Dickerson.315
HR: G. Polanco8
RBI: C. Dickerson30
SB: S. Marte10
W: T. Williams5
ERA: T. Williams3.05
Saves: F. Vázquez9
K: C. Kuhl53
NL Central
Milwaukee 3120.608-
Chi Cubs 2621.5533
St. Louis 2621.5533
Pittsburgh 2722.5513
Cincinnati 1833.35313
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (6)
Runs: 236 (6)
Hits: 435 (6)
Home Runs: 56 (14)
Stolen Bases: 19 (23)
OBP: .332 (5)
SLG: .427 (5)
Total Bases: 718 (6)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.12 (16)
Runs Allowed: 217 (18)
Saves: 11 (22)
Strikeouts: 407 (18)
OpBA: .250 (19)
OBP: .312 (12)
SLG: .409 (17)
Run Support: 4.83 (5)
Date Player Transactions
5/25 G. Kontos Designated for Assignment
5/25 J. Musgrove Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
5/25 J. Musgrove Removed From 10-Day DL (Strained right shoulder)
5/20 J. Harrison Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
5/20 J. Harrison Removed From 10-Day DL (Fractured metacarpal bone, left hand)
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Date Player Status
5/16 S. Marte Strained right oblique (on 10-day DL)
4/26 E. Romero Left shoulder impingement (on 10-day DL)
4/16 J. Harrison off 10-day DL
3/30 J. Musgrove Strained right shoulder (on 10-day DL)
3/26 A. Schugel Right shoulder discomfort (on 10-day DL)
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