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Jose Tabata was 2 for 5 with a double.
Starling Marte went 1 for 4 with a double.
Matt Hague was 2 for 4.
Jeff Clement went 2 for 4 with a double.
Gerrit Cole gave up three runs (two earned) over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out five and walked three while giving up three hits, all singles.
Robbie Grossman went 3 for 3 with a walk.
Casey Sadler started and gave up two runs over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out five and walked one.
Dan Grovatt was 2 for 3 with a triple and a homer, his 5th of the year.
Gift Ngoepe went 1 for 1 with three walks and three stolen bases.
Mel Rojas was 0 for 4.
Alex Dickerson went 0 for 3 with a walk.
Zack Dodson gave up three runs over five innings. He struck out five and walked two.
Alen Hanson was 0 for 4.
Gregory Polanco went 1 for 3 with his 35th stolen bases.
Harold Ramirez was 2 for 4 with two doubles.
Stetson Allie went 2 for 3 with a double and a walk.
BEST OF MAXIM
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed reliever Evan Meek from Triple-A Indianapolis and placed righty Juan Cruz on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The move was retroactive to July 18.
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TOP OF THE SYSTEM
A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today. Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. Rankings are from the mid-season update.
1. Gerrit Cole, RHP, Altoona (2-3, 4.71) - DNP
2. Jameson Taillon, RHP, Bradenton (5-7, 4.27) - DNP
3. Starling Marte, CF, Indianapolis (.279) - 1-for-6, BB
4. Alen Hanson, SS, West Virginia...
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