Published: Mon, August 14, 2017
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

McCutchen leaves with sore left knee, Pirates beat Jays 4-2

McCutchen leaves with sore left knee, Pirates beat Jays 4-2

Chris Rowley pitched 5 1/3 innings to win his major league debut, Jose Bautista scored two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday.

Martin was injured in his first-inning at-bat on Friday night.

Toronto starter Marcus Stroman (10-6) allowed four hits, one walk and four unearned runs in eight innings.

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Mercer added a solo homer off Leonel Campos in the ninth.

This marks the second time Martin has hit the DL this year after missing time due to a nerve issue in his left shoulder in May.

The Pirates (58-60) have dropped three of their last five.

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The two-run double gives Goins 40 runners in scoring position RBIs this season, tying him with Justin Smoak for the team lead.

Pittsburgh will wrap up its three-game series with the Blue Jays on Sunday.

As the Jays defeated the Pirates on Sunday, manager John Gibbons recorded his 700th career victory with the franchise, second most behind Cito Gaston, who won 894 games as Blue Jays skipper.

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