The Pittsburgh Riverhounds were dealt a painful 1-0 defeat by the Rochester Rhinos in Saturday night’s USL Eastern Conference clash at a waterlogged Sahlen’s Stadium.
Jordy Mercer doubled home Andrew McCutchen with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Carli Lloyd scored in the 51st minute, and the United States beat China 1-0 Friday night to reach a semifinal against Germany at the Women’s World Cup.
Brandon Phillips led off the top of the 13th inning with his fourth homer of the season to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer during Cincinnati’s four-run first inning, and the Reds continued their mastery of Gerrit Cole with a 5-2 win Wednesday night.
Andrew McCutchen and Francisco Cervelli homered during a fourth-inning outburst and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a three-game losing streak with a 7-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds secured a first league shutout of the USL season Saturday to defeat F.C. Montreal by 1-0 on a damp night at Highmark Stadium.
Joe Ross struck out 11 in his third major league start, and the Washington Nationals beat A.J. Burnett and the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Friday night to end their eight-game winning streak.