Pirates offense can not break through in 2-0 defeat to Orioles; Contreras pitches gem

When it rains, it pours. The Pittsburgh Pirates (21-19) fall to the Baltimore Orioles (26-13) in a 2-0 contest, after the offense couldn’t help out a Roansy Contreras (3-4, 4.40 ERA) gem.

Adley Rutschman’s solo shot in the first inning and Gunnar Henderson’s homer in the second ended up being all the Orioles needed to best the Pirates

Contreras did all he could to keep the Pirates within striking distance, despite giving up two homers during his outing.

The young Pirates’ righty leaned heavily on his four-seam (56% usage) through seven strong innings, and despite not getting a ton of swing and miss with it, he kept hitters off balance and limited hard contact, for the most part, Saturday night.

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