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Bell, Cole lead Pirates past Tigers

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DETROIT (AP) -- Rookie Josh Bell hit his 20th home run and drove in three runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Detroit Tigers 7-5.
   Gerrit Cole (10-8) allowed six hits and three earned runs in eight innings, his longest outing of the season. He improved to 3-1 since the All-Star break and is 6-3 in his last 10 starts. Felipe Rivero closed for his 11th save. Drew VerHagen (0-2) took the loss.
   Sean Rodriguez of the Pirates had a run-scoring single in the second to make it 2-2. Rodriguez hit a solo homer in the eighth for his fourth of the season.
   A run-scoring double by Victor Martinez and an RBI groundout by James McCann produced two runs in the ninth for Detroit.

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