Pirates pitcher Chad Kuhl went 5 1/3 innings and gave up two runs in the 3-2 loss to the Padres Friday night.
Andrew McCutchen hit a two run home run in the third inning giving the Pirates a 2-0 lead. A wild pitch by Daniel Hudson allowed the Padres Cory Spangenberg to score from third and take a 3-2 lead in the sixth inning.
The Pirates will play the Padres again this evening to continue the series. Ivan Nova will be the starting pitcher for the Bucs. You can hear coverage of that game on WISR 680 am starting at 8:15 p.m. with the pregame show. First pitch is 8:40 p.m.