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Justin Bour has 6 RBI to help Marlins beat Pirates 10-3

Justin Bour drove in six runs with four hits, both career highs, and the Miami Marlins rallied from a three-run deficit to end a four-game losing streak by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-3 Sunday.

After coming off of a 4-0 win on Saturday, the Pirates came into Sunday’s game looking to complete the three-game sweep of the Marlins. Unfortunately for Pittsburgh, Miami’s offense came alive late in the game. After an injury to starter Chad Kuhl, the Marlins rode a six-run 7th inning — and a six RBI game from Justin Bour — to beat the Pirates 10-3.

The game started off well for the Pirates with three runs in the first inning. After a leadoff double by Josh Harrison, Josh Bell hit a two-run homerun to bring and John Jaso also added an RBI when he singled to right field, scoring Gregory Polanco to make it 3-0.

The Pirates offense stalled for the rest of the game.

Miami shrunk the Pirates lead to one after Bour drove in Marcell Ozuna in the second and again in the fourth.

The bottom of the fifth started the real trouble for the Buccos. On a 2-2 pitch, Dee Gordon laced a ground ball off Kuhl’s knee, knocking him out of the game. Kuhl tried to walk it off, but he was unable to pitch and had to leave the game. Trevor Williams replaced him in the inning.

The Marlins took their first lead of the day after Bour hit a single to right field that scored both Gordon and Giancarlo Stanton to give them a 4-3 lead. Miami would not relinquish the lead.

The Marlins took control of the game in bottom of the seventh inning. Bour added to his big day with a 2-run homerun that again knocked in Ozuna and gave him his sixth RBI. With an error, sloppy defense and bad pitching, the Marlins added four more runs to cap-off the inning and took a 10-3 lead.

Jarlin Garcia came on in the 9th to finish the game and give Miami the 10-3 win to avoid the sweep.

Trevor Williams ended up with the loss for the Pirates, taking him to 1-1 on the season, while Dustin McGowan got his first win on the young season.

The Pirates will look to rebound from this tough loss when they travel to Cincinnati Monday to take on the Reds at 7:10 p.m. Righty Gerrit Cole (1-3, 3.60 ERA) is scheduled to make his 100th career start.

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