Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Braves 7, Pirates 6

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Braves 7, Pirates 6

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Record: 12-5.

Starter: Tyler Glasnow: 22?3 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K.

Hitter: Adam Frazier: 4 for 4, 1 2B, 2 R, 2 RBIs.

Of note: Right-hander Gerrit Cole threw 67 pitches in a four-inning simulated game.

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On Monday, pitching coach Ray Searage gave Glasnow this game plan: If you're ahead in the count, use your full arsenal of pitches. If you're behind in the count, throw only your fastball.

"I think I threw like five off-speed pitches," Glasnow said later. "That's usually not going to happen."

Glasnow's start opened with two relatively smooth innings but unraveled in the third after first baseman Josh Bell was crossed up by a hard line drive with two outs. After a Braves rally that included a walk and five consecutive singles, Glasnow was lifted. …

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