Hayes went 3-for-3 with an RBI double, a run scored, one walk and a stolen base in Monday's 2-1 win over the Rockies. Hayes gave the Pirates an early lead with an RBI double off of Chad Kuhl in the first inning. He later singled, stole second and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth. The 25-year-old had been in a 6-for-42 (.143) slump since his last multi-hit performance May 10. Hayes is now slashing .290/.377/.370 with five steals and 11 doubles through 159 plate appearances.
Hayes went 1-for-5 with a double, a stolen base and a run scored Wednesday against the Cubs. Hayes narrowly missed a home run in the third inning but instead settled for his 10th double of the campaign. He proceeded to immediately steal third base -- his fourth of the season -- and also came around to score. Despite the strong performance, Hayes has only four hits across his last 28 at-bats while producing just two RBI and one run scored in that span.
Hayes is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cubs, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports. Hayes' off day is just his fourth this season. While he's yet to homer this season, he's having a strong year at the plate, hitting .293/.390/.371. He's also added three steals. Michael Perez will start at third base in his absence.
Hayes went 3-for-5 with a double, a run and a stolen base in Monday's victory over the Dodgers. Hayes doubled off Julio Urias in the third inning before adding two singles and a stolen base later in the contest. It was his second straight three-hit effort and he has now registered multiple hits in eight games this season. The stolen base was his third of the year and first since April 14. Hayes has had a strong start to his second full season with the Pirates, batting .333 with eight doubles, 13 runs and three stolen bases over 26 contests.
Hayes is not in the lineup Sunday against the Reds. Hayes started the past 11 games and will take a seat Sunday for only the third time this season. Michael Chavis will man the hot corner in his place and bat third.
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