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MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Arizona 3

April 9, 2013 at 1:17 AM

PHOENIX, April 9 (UPI) -- Andrew McCutchen's fifth-inning sacrifice fly put Pittsburgh ahead and the Pirates bullpen tossed five shutout innings Monday in a 5-3 win over Arizona.

McCutchen, who also provided an RBI double in the first, drove in Starling Marte with a sacrifice to break a 3-3 tie and Garrett Jones added a solo homer in the eighth for insurance.

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Pirates starter Wandy Rodriguez came out of the game with hamstring tightness in the third inning after yielding two runs (one earned), and Jeanmar Gomez (1-0) relieved, earning the win with 1 2/3 frames.

Justin Wilson hurled three perfect innings, Mark Melancon tossed a scoreless eighth and Jason Grilli picked up his second save with a 1-2-3 ninth as Pittsburgh claimed the opener of a three-game set.

Arizona's Trevor Cahill (0-2) absorbed the loss, allowing four runs on four hits over five full innings.

Paul Goldschmidt, Alfredo Marte and Wil Nieves each drove in a run for the D-backs.

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