News Sections
Pirates Beat Reds To Avoid Weekend Sweep
Updated July 22, 2013 7:14 AM | Filed under: MLB
 Print    Archive    RSS

(Cincinnati, OH) - In the National League, the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided a weekend sweep to the Cincinnati Reds with a 3-2 win at Great American Ballpark Sunday.

Jordy Mercer and Jose Tabata drove in runs in the seventh inning to give Pittsburgh a 3-1 lead.

Homer Bailey left the game in the seventh after the go ahead runs and fell to 5-9 after a 12 strikeout afternoon.

Cincinnati is 55-43 on the year and trail the Pirates by three-games for second place in the National League Central Division.

The open an 11-game road trip against teams in the NL West tonight, starting with the San Francisco Giants at 10:15.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File