The Pirates ride a seven-run inning to defeat the D-backs

Jack Suwinski hit a two-run double and Josh Palacios hit a two-run single in a seven-run fourth inning. Pittsburgh Pirateswho missed the visit Arizona Diamondbacks Friday 13-3

Bryan Reynolds hit a three-run homer, Ke’Bryan Hayes had a two-run, one-RBI double, and Palacios and Ji Hwan Bae each had an RBI single. Pirateswho have won three of four after losing 11 of 12

Pittsburgh starter Johan Oviedo (3-3) allowed one run and two hits in six innings with seven strikeouts and three walks.

Geraldo Perdomo homered and Josh Rojas hit a two-run double Diamondbackswho won five out of six

Arizona starter Zac Gallen (6-2) allowed eight runs, five earned and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings with two strikeouts and a season-high four walks.

In the second inning, Carlos Santana doubled to right-center and scored on Hayes’ double off the wall in center to make it 1-0. Pirates leads

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Arizona tied it in the third when Perdomo hit his fourth homer to right-center.

Tucupita Marcano led off the fourth and Bae doubled to center. Palacios, in his first hit as a Pirate, drove in both for a 3-1 lead.

Austin Hedges reached on a fielding error by Rojas at third. Andrew McCutchen walked to load the bases and Reynolds drove in a run. Suwinski doubled to right to drive in Hedges and McCutchen. One out later, Reynolds and Suwinski scored on Hayes’ single up the middle to make it 8-1.

In the fifth, Bae and McCutchen singled before Reynolds hit his sixth homer, his first since April 7, to extend the lead to 11-1.

Rojas drove in two in the seventh and a double to right made it 11-3. Pittsburgh reliever Duane Underwood Jr. left with an arm injury.

With Arizona backup catcher Jose Herrera in the eighth, Pittsburgh got two more RBI singles by Bae and Palacios.

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— Field Level Media