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Joyce helps Pirates snap Dodgers' 6-game win streak, 8-6

Matt Joyce homered and doubled among his three hits as Pittsburgh beat Los Angeles 8-6 on Friday night, ending the Dodgers' six-game winning streak and giving Pirates manager Clint Hurdle his 1,000th career victory.

Joyce drove in two runs while filling in for right fielder Gregory Polanco, who sat out with lower leg discomfort. His RBI single in a two-run fifth inning helped push the Pirates' lead to 7-4 and his eighth homer, a solo shot in the seventh off Chris Hatcher, made it 8-6.

Jung Ho Kang also homered as the Pirates won for just the third time in 16 games. Sean Rodriguez had three RBIs and Starling Marte added two hits.

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