Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Andrew McCutchen and Neil Walker were in the
middle of the Pirates offense once again Tuesday, totaling four hits and three
runs scored, as Pittsburgh knocked off Colorado, 6-2, in the second test of a
three-game set at Coors Field.
McCutchen, MLB's leading hitter, finished 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two
runs scored, while Walker extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a 2-
The duo and the rest of the Pirates offense made a winner of Erik Bedard
(5-10) for the first time since June 8. The southpaw gave up one earned run
on eight hits over 6 2/3 frames.
Michael McKenry also had a multi-hit game and drove in a run for the Pirates,
who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Christian Friedrich (5-7) took the loss, giving up five runs on six hits with
three walks and two strikeouts over 4 2/3 frames. He was undone by a four-run
fifth in his first career start against the Pirates.
Josh Rutledge hit an RBI triple for the Rockies, who have dropped three of
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