Brett Gardner, whose career high for home runs in a season is seven, has hit two in three games.
–David Ortiz has stolen third base twice in one week.
—Prior to this week, Ortiz had gone 1,859 games over parts of 17 seasons without stealing third. (Via @peteabe).
Matt Wieters also stole a base.
–JP Arencibia walked; it’s just the third time he’s walked in 47 games this season.
Clayton Kershaw allowed three runs in the second inning today.
–He’d allowed just three runs total in his first 32 2/3 innings in May. (H/t to @molly_knight.
— At one point in the game, Dee Gordon (.161 BA) was intentionally walked to bring up the pitcher. The pitcher, Clayton Kershaw, had a batting average of… .200.
—- It worked: Kershaw hit into a double play.
Jason Bay had a walk off single.
The Pirates won a series in Milwaukee.
– They had entered the series with a 9-47 record at Miller Park since 2007.