PHILADELPHIA, July 12 (UPI) -- Paul Bako's second hit Saturday, a ninth-inning RBI single, boosted the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-7 victory against Pittsburgh.
Bako's second RBI capped a five-run rally with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, when Philadelphia overcame a 7-3 deficit. One of three hits for Ryan Howard was a three-run homer with one out in the ninth, his 22nd this season.
The winner was reliever Tyler Walker (1-0), who pitched one inning of scoreless relief.
Andrew McCutchen and Delwyn Young each hit a two-run homer, Garrett Jones had two hits -- including a solo homer in the first -- and Ryan Doumit had two hits and one RBI for the Pirates, who have lost six of seven.
The losing pitcher was closer Matt Capps (1-5).