CLEVELAND – The Indians struggles with the Pirates continued on Tuesday night at Progressive Field, as Pittsburgh won their 11th straight game, pounding the Indians early and cruising to a 9-4 win.
The loss for the Indians drops them to 54-46 on the season, and the team has dropped 9 of it’s last 14 games, and is now 2-3 after the All-Star break.
The Pirates improve to 53-49 on the season, and continue to close the gap for the NL Wild Card as well as the NL Central as they continue to chase the Cubs for the top spot.
Here are three takeaways from Tuesday’s loss:
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