facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Cincinnati 11, Pittsburgh 3

Sept. 22, 2013 at 6:31 PM

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Jay Bruce keyed a 16-hit Cincinnati attack with four RBI Sunday, powering the Reds to an 11-3 pounding of National League Central rival Pittsburgh.

Chris Heisey went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored. and Todd Frazier added a two-run homer as the Reds pulled even with the Pirates atop the NL wild card standings.

Advertisement

Billy Hamilton added three hits, crossed the plate twice and stole two bases for Cincinnati, which took the rubber match of a crucial three-game series and reeled off a fifth win in six contests overall.

Bronson Arroyo (14-11) cruised to the victory, surrendering three runs in five innings.

Pirates starter Jeff Locke (10-7) was jumped hard for five runs on three hits and two walks in less than an inning before being pulled.

Travis Snider and Neil Walker each homered as the Bucs fell for the fifth time in seven games.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
WATCH: Umpire exits after hit in head with bat
Michael Jordan vetoed a Tracy McGrady for Scottie Pippen trade
WATCH: Irish soccer fans dent car roof, immediately fix it
Paulina Gretzky's dress upstages Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open win
Swedish soccer player removed from game for farting
Videos