Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 3

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, September 24, 2011 7:05 PM
Location - PNC Park
Temperature - 70°
Umpires - Home Plate - Chris Guccione, First Base - Lance Barrett, Second Base - Chris Conroy, Third Base - Mike Winters,
Attendance - 37388

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Cincinnati 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 8 0
Pittsburgh 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cincinnati 76-82 42-39 34-43 L2
Pittsburgh 71-87 36-44 35-43 W2

Recap


Rookie Josh Harrison collected a career-high four hits, and Ryan Ludwick drove in and scored a run as the Pittsburgh Pirates recorded a 4-3 home triumph over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.
 
Jason Jaramillo added an RBI single to highlight a three-run third for Pittsburgh, which has won 10 of the 14 meetings between the National League Central rivals.
 
Rookie Brad Lincoln (2-3) rebounded from a dismal start against the Los Angeles Dodgers to allow two runs on six hits in five solid innings. Three relievers bridged the gap to Jason Grilli, who stranded Brandon Phillips on second base to secure his first save of the season.
 
Joey Votto belted a pair of RBI doubles and Edgar Renteria added an RBI single for Cincinnati, which has dropped six of its last eight.
 
Travis Wood (6-6) struggled right from the start, permitting four runs on seven hits in 2 2/3 innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cincinnati   Pittsburgh
Travis Wood Player Brad Lincoln
Loss W/L Win
2.2 IP 5.0
2 Strikeouts 4
7 Hits 6
13.50 ERA 3.60
Hitting
Cincinnati   Pittsburgh
Brandon Phillips Player Josh Harrison
3 Hits 4
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
5 TB 7
.600 Avg .800

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cincinnati 8 0 14 .235 25 11 3 6 0 0
Pittsburgh 11 0 16 .367 16 7 4 5 4 0

Upcoming Games

  • Pittsburgh will play their next game at home against Cincinnati. The Pirates have a W/L % of .394 after a win and .494 after a loss.
  • Cincinnati will play their next game on the road against Pittsburgh. The Reds have a W/L % of .403 after a win and .556 after a loss.
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