Jay Bruce ended Jason Grilli’s saves streak with a solo homer in the ninth, and Brandon Philips singled with the bases loaded in the 13th inning on Wednesday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
(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) — After stringing together four straight wins to climb back to .500 on the season, the Pirates managed just four hits against Cincinnati in an 8-1 loss at PNC Park.
Johnny Cueto gave up one run over six innings and the Cincinnati Reds ended two games of offensive futility in a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.
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.
Perhaps the Pirates just needed a change of scenery. Coming off a 1-5 homestand, Charlie Morton pitched the second complete game of his career to beat the Cincinnati Reds, 6-1 on Friday night.