Scott Schebler’s two-run homer in the ninth inning was the difference as the Cincinnati Reds outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6. Anthony DeSclafani pitched into the sixth inning for the win.
The Reds are off today before hosting Detroit in the first of a two game interleague series tomorrow night, with pregame at 5:35 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere in the National League: The St. Louis Cardinals avoided a three-game sweep as they blanked the Chicago Cubs 5-0. The Cubs welcome the Los Angeles Dodgers this evening while the Cardinals play at Philadelphia.
Julio Teheran tossed six no-hit innings in his return from the disabled list to help the Atlanta Braves cruise past the San Diego Padres 4-1 at SunTrust Park. The Braves open a two game interleague series tomorrow night at Toronto.