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Pirates earn doubleheader sweep over Cardinals

 

August 28, 2020



ST. LOUIS (AP) — Erik Gonzalez and Adam Frazier singled in runs, rookie Cody Ponce earned his first big league victory and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Thursday night for a doubleheader sweep.

Cole Tucker drove in the go-ahead run in extra innings in the Pirates' 4-3 win in the opener.

Ponce (1-1) was used as a reliever in his first two appearances this season and made his first major league start. He went 5 2/3 innings, holding the Cardinals scoreless and scattering five hits.

"You know what, it's awesome. It's a fun time," Ponce said. "The nerves were definit...



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