San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies in Denver
Colorado Rockies second baseman Clint Barmes towels off during the game against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field in Denver on July 26, 2009. Colorado beat San Francisco 4-2 to take a two game lead in the National League wild card race. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
Pedro Alvarez singled home Andrew McCutchen with a go-ahead run in the eighth inning Sunday, boosting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Mets 3-2.
Jordy Mercer belted two homers and Jose Tabata went 4-for-5 with a two-run blast Saturday, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Mets 11-2.
Tyler Moore's ninth-inning sacrifice fly scored Ryan Zimmerman with the decisive run Saturday, polishing off Washington's comeback 5-4 win over Pittsburgh.
Russell Martin's two-run home run highlighted a four-run seventh Saturday and the Pittsburgh Pirates went on to beat St. Louis 5-3.
Clint Barmes put Pittsburgh ahead with a run-scoring infield single in the sixth inning Sunday and the Pirates went on to post a 4-2 win over Atlanta.
Homer Bailey threw the seventh no-hitter in the major leagues this year Friday in bringing Cincinnati a 1-0 victory over Pittsburgh.
Kevin Correia fired seven shutout innings and Starling Marte backed him with a two-run triple Monday in Pittsburgh's 3-0 whitewash of the Chicago Cubs.
Garrett Jones drove in two runs, including an RBI double during a big fourth inning Saturday, and Pittsburgh notched a 7-6 win over over the Chicago Cubs.
Mike Leake tossed seven innings to earn a win, stroked a pair of hits and scored a key run Tuesday in the Cincinnati Reds' 5-3 triumph over Pittsburgh.
Brett Wallace went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer Monday, powering the Houston Astros to a 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh.
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