PITTSBURGH — Rookie Ke’Bryan Hayes homered for the second recreation in a row since being activated from the injured listing and drove in three runs to guide the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night time.
Hayes hit a two-run house run within the first inning and an RBI single throughout a five-run sixth that broke the sport open. He additionally linked Thursday in his first recreation after lacking two months with a sprained left wrist together with his father, former main league third baseman Charlie Hayes, watched from the stands.
NL hits chief Adam Frazier had two hits, two RBIs and three runs scored for Pittsburgh. Hayes, Bryan Reynolds and Erik Gonzalez additionally had two hits every.
Rookie Jose Devers hit two doubles for Miami and Sandy Leon had two hits. Together with his workforce down seven runs, Leon moved from catcher to pitcher within the eighth inning and retired the facet so as.
Miami rookie Cody Poteet (2-2) was eliminated with two outs within the third inning with a strained medial collateral ligament in his proper knee. Making his fifth profession begin, Poteet gave up three runs and walked 4.
An evening earlier, Marlins starter Elieser Hernandez was compelled from the sport with a strained proper quadriceps.
The Pirates’ Mitch Keller was lifted for a pinch-hitter within the backside of the second due to a heat-related sickness. Keller walked the bases loaded then gave up a two-run double to Devers within the high of the inning that pulled the Marlins right into a 2-2 tie.
RBI singles by Gregory Polanco within the third and Frazier within the fourth put the Pirates forward for good at 4-2. Jacob Stallings’ two-run single capped the five-run sixth an evening after his three-run double within the eighth inning gave the Pirates a 5-3 win.
Duane Underwood Jr. (2-2) pitched two scoreless innings in aid of Keller.
Pirates first baseman Will Craig was designated for task to clear a roster spot for the activation of right-hander JT Brubaker from the COVID-19 injured listing.
The Pirates’ first-round draft decide in 2016, Craig hit simply .217 with one house run in 18 video games.
Brubaker was required to undergo the COVID-19 consumption course of after being reinstated from the bereavement listing Thursday. He was away from the workforce following the loss of life of his grandmother.
Marlins: Hernandez was positioned on the 10-day injured listing. He was harm whereas working the bases in his first recreation again after lacking two months with proper biceps irritation. … OF Lewis Brinson was recalled from Triple-A Jacksonville simply sooner or later after being activated from the IL and despatched to the minor leagues. Brinson had been sidelined by a sprained left center finger.
Marlins rookie LHP Trevor Rogers (6-3, 1.87 ERA) faces Pirates RHP Chase DeJong (0-0, 1.80) on Saturday. Rogers is the primary pitcher with no less than 76 strikeouts and an ERA underneath 2.00 within the first 11 begins of a season in Marlins’ historical past. DeJong will likely be making his second begin since being referred to as up from Triple-A Indianapolis.
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