Pittsburgh Pirates: Series Victory Slips Away, Takeaways From Series Loss Against the Diamondbacks

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Even though their series against the Arizona Diamondbacks was there for the taking, the Pittsburgh Pirates still have not won a series in the month of May

The May struggles for the Pittsburgh Pirates continue. After losing two of three at PNC Park against the Arizona Diamondbacks over the weekend, the Pirates are now a miserable 4-13 through the first 17 games this month.

With this series loss, the Pirates are now 6-7-2 in series played this season. Other than when they dropped their season opening series against teh Cincinnati Reds, this marks the first time this series the Pirates have been under .500 in series played.

Overall, the Pirates are now 24-22 on the season. Inching closer and closer to being back below .500 on the season. Next up for the Pirates is a very challenging series against the Texas Rangers. Before we look ahead to the Rangers, let's take a look back at their series loss against the Diamondbacks.