Joe Musgrove gives up five runs in the fifth inning as Pirates lose 6-5 and drop seven in a row.
The Pirates head to south Florida to take on the Miami Marlins in a three-game series that starts Friday.
The Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Nick Kingham to the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday for cash considerations. Kingham, 26, who was out of minor league options, had been designated for assignment June 8.
The Pirates announced eight draftees signed with the team on Thursday evening.
Righthander Ryan Troutman (Lander University Bearcats), infielder John Bissonette (Baylor Bears) and righthander John “Bear” Bellomy joined five others Thursday to move the Pirates past the halfway point in coming to terms with, now, 23 of their 42 selections in last week’s draft.