Brandon Phillips drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that tightened the NL Central.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Another win over a fading pursuer has Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips thinking about a really big number. Phillips homered and drove in a pair of runs Tuesday night, and Mike Leake pitched seven innings and scored off a dash home on a wild pitch, setting up a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that moved Cincinnati another step closer to the NL Central title.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Pirates fell behind early and couldn’t quite battle all the way back Wednesday night, losing at Cincinnati, 5-4.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter A.J. Burnett righted the ship and went seven strong innings of one-run baseball. In turn, the Bucco bats delivered just enough run support to earn a 2-1 win against Cincinnati Wednesday night, 2-1.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are in Cincinnati to start a two game series with the first place Reds. Yes, I said the first place Cincinnati Reds. I bet no one there is talking about the market size.
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