Jared Jones roughed up in Pirates’ sloppy loss to Tigers

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Jared Jones and the Pittsburgh Pirates had a forgettable afternoon in the front-end of a doubleheader on Wednesday in Detroit.

Jones (3-5) had his worst outing as a big-leaguer and the Pirates (25-30) looked lackadaisical in an 8-0 loss to the Tigers (27-27).

Entering play, Jones had not allowed more than three runs in a start to begin his career but the Tigers scored seven times, five of which were earned, against him.

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