MILWAUKEE, May 26 (UPI) -- Pedro Alvarez delivered a key two-run double and Pittsburgh's bullpen strung together four shutout innings Sunday, boosting the Pirates over Milwaukee 5-4.
Starling Marte added a sacrifice fly in the sixth for the Bucs, who took the rubber match of their three-game series and grabbed a share of the National League Central lead with their 16th victory in May.
Starter Wandy Rodriguez (6-2) lasted just long enough to earn the win, yielding three runs on seven hits.
Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo (3-5) was touched for four runs on five hits over four full frames.
Ryan Braun supplied a bases-clearing double for the Brewers.