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Pirates Rally Late To Hand Reds Fifth Straight Loss

Last updated on Monday, April 15, 2013

(Pittsburgh, PA) - In the National League Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to score 10 runs in their final two at bats to sink the Cincinnati Reds, 10-7 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

The Reds' suffered the road sweep and lost their fifth straight game despite leading the Pirates 5-0 after 6 innings played.

The Pirates comeback started when Michael McKenry homered in the seventh-inning to cut the Reds lead to 5-1.

McKenry another home run in the eighth-inning to tie the game at 6-6, and Starling Marte homered just a few batters later to give the Pirates an 8-6 lead.

The Reds are 5-7 on the year and open a 3 game series tonight against the Philadelphia Phillies at Great American Ballpark.

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