Puig gathering a 1-0 representation from rookie Dovydas Neverauskas (1-1) over a wall in core for his 22nd of a season. The Pirates threatened in a bottom half, putting runners on initial and second with dual out, though Ross Stripling late Max Moroff on a ship to right for his second save.
The Dodgers softened to 88-35, distant and divided a best record in a majors. They reason a 201/2-game lead over a Colorado Rockies in a National League West.
The Pirates built an early 3-0 lead with dual runs in a second inning and another in a third off Dodgers lefty Alex Wood, who has a 14-1 record though got a no-decision.
Gerrit Cole could not reason a lead for a Pirates, using into difficulty in a seventh inning and permitting 5 runs.
Curtis Granderson strike a grand impact off Cole in a five-run seventh.
The Pirates came behind to tie with a span of runs in a eighth inning, pulling even during 5-5 on an RBI groundout by Josh Bell.
Both teams had chances from afterwards on though couldn’t pull opposite a run.
The Dodgers finally did that in a 12th inning when Puig bloody Neverauskas’ second representation over a wall.
Luis Avilan (2-1) pitched one inning for a win.
The Dodgers avoided holding a second uninterrupted detriment for a initial time given losing dual loyal to Atlanta on Jul 20 and 21. The Pirates have mislaid 7 of their past 9 games.
Josh Harrison went 3-for-5 with dual RBIs and dual runs for a Pirates, though no one else had some-more than one hit.
Granderson strike a eighth grand impact of his career. He was only traded to a Dodgers from a New York Mets final week.
Puig and Justin Turner had dual hits every for a Dodgers, as did Granderson.
The Pirates got to Wood right off a bat as Jose Osuna and Sean Rodriguez any strike a solo home run in a second inning. Harrison combined another solo shot in a third.
Cole pitched good for 6 innings, blanking a Dodgers, though began to tire. He hardly avoided giving adult a grand impact in a sixth inning as a turn was held nearby a fence.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle sent Cole behind out for a seventh inning and stranded with him after a Dodgers installed a bases. Cole, struggling with his command, gave adult a grand impact on his 112th pitch.