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Cole pitches 3-hitter, Pirates rout Mariners 10-1

Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

Making the 88th start of his four-year career, Cole (6-6) struck six and walked one while winning for the first time since May 20. He had gone six starts without a victory while also spending nearly five weeks on the disabled list with strained right triceps from June 11-July 16.

Cole threw 94 pitches, 70 for strikes, becoming the first Pirates pitcher to complete a game with fewer than 100 pitches since Francisco Liriano, who also...

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