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Pittsburgh Pirates sweep Philadelphia Phillies

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison (5) hits a single to center that scores the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning giving the Pirates the 1-0 win against the Philadelphia Phillies at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, on June 14, 2015. Photo by Archie Carpenter/UPI
1 of 4 | Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison (5) hits a single to center that scores the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning giving the Pirates the 1-0 win against the Philadelphia Phillies at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, on June 14, 2015. Photo by Archie Carpenter/UPI | License Photo

Josh Harrison singled in the game-winning run in the 11th inning to help the Pittsburgh Pirates complete a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 1-0 victory on Sunday.

The Pirates put together a two-out rally to post their second 1-0 extra-inning win of the series. After Neil Walker kept the inning alive with a single, Jose Tabata reached when Freddy Galvis airmailed his rushed throw into the seats.

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Harrison dribbled a bouncer through the middle against Jonathan Papelbon (1-1) to bring in Walker and seal the club's fourth straight win.

Antonio Bastardo earned the win in relief of A.J. Burnett (2-1), who scattered five hits against the team he lost a career-worst 18 games with last year.

Burnett had plenty of help from his defense along the way.

Andrew McCutchen stole a hit away from Ryan Howard with a leaping grab at the wall in the first inning, Sean Rodriguez laid out and made a sensational diving grab at the warning track to end the fifth, and Jung-Ho Kang picked a sure Jeff Francoeur hit with his backhand for the first out in the seventh.

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The Phillies, losers in nine of 10 overall, put a runner in scoring position in the ninth with one out, but Ben Revere over-slid third base attempting a steal and was tagged out.

Cole Hamels was given no run support as his seven innings of scoreless work went for naught. The left-hander struck out 12 and allowed just four hits and one walk.

[SportsNetwork.com]

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