Pittsburgh 7, Milwaukee 1

Date - Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:05 PM
Location - PNC Park
Temperature - 83°
Umpires - Home Plate - Bill Welke, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Fieldin Culbreth, Third Base - Brian O'Nora,
Attendance - 16434

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Milwaukee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 7 13 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 16-23 10-11 6-12 L3
Pittsburgh 24-17 13-8 11-9 W3

Recap


Pirates 7, Brewers 1: Travis Snider homered and drove in three runs and Francisco Liriano won for the second time in two starts, lifting host Pittsburgh to its third consecutive victory over reeling Milwaukee.

Snider had three hits, including a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth off Milwaukee starter Hiram Burgos (1-2), as the Pirates moved seven games above .500 and won for the sixth time in seven games. Liriano (2-0), making his second start, gave up one run on six hits in 5 2/3 innings, striking out seven.

Burgos allowed three runs on eight hits in five innings as Milwaukee fell to 2-12 in May and dropped to 6-12 away from home. Jean Segura finished with two hits and stole his major league-leading 14th base.

Milwaukee scored its major league-leading 35th first-inning run in the opening frame on Jonathan Lucroy’s single to center, plating Segura. Pittsburgh tied the game in the fourth on Clint Barmes’ double to left, scoring Pedro Alvarez.

Pittsburgh opened up breathing room with four runs in the sixth, including Snider’s run-scoring single to center. Pittsburgh pounded out 13 hits, getting two each from Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen, Garrett Jones and Russell Martin.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Pittsburgh OF Jose Tabata, hitting .417 in his past 13 games, did not play. … Snider hit his first homer since Aug. 10, 2012, against San Diego. … The Brewers dropped to 0-16 when scoring fewer than four runs.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Milwaukee   Pittsburgh
Hiram Burgos Player Francisco Liriano
Loss W/L Win
5.0 IP 5.2
3 Strikeouts 7
8 Hits 6
5.40 ERA 1.59
Hitting
Milwaukee   Pittsburgh
Jean Segura Player Travis Snider
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 3
0 HR 1
2 TB 6
.500 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Milwaukee 6 0 6 .188 17 10 1 4 1 1
Pittsburgh 13 1 19 .342 15 5 7 1 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Pittsburgh will play their next game at home against Houston. The Pirates have a W/L % of .542 after a win and .647 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against St. Louis. The Brewers have a W/L % of .588 after a win and .273 after a loss.