The Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 in the opener of a weekend series at PNC Park. The teams meet again this afternoon with coverage at 2:35 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere in the National League: Freddie Freeman had a home run and has now hit in 25 of his last 26 games but it wasn’t enough as the San Diego Padres defeated the Atlanta Braves 9-3. The teams face off again today at Sun Trust Park
The St. Louis Cardinals were pounded 13-5 by the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium last night. Game two of the series is this evening.