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Pirates sink Mariners

8:01 PM, May 7, 2013   |    comments
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Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Andrew McCutchen went 4-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored and Garret Jones added a two run homer as as the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the Seattle Mariners, 4-1, in the opener of a brief two-game set at PNC Park

Travis Snider also had an RBI double and Starling Marte scored a run for the Pirates, who had dropped four of their last six games.

Jeanmar Gonez (2-0) scatered two hits and two walks while striking out five over five scoreless innings to earn the win. Jason Grilli worked a perfect ninth to earn his 13th save.

Rauel Ibanez drove in the lone run for the Mariners with a pinch-hit double in the seventh inning.

Aaron Harang (1-4) gave up two runs on five hits over six innings to absorb the loss. He struck out six without issuing a walk.

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