PITTSBURGH (AP) – Tyler Mahle allowed five hits over six innings and the Cincinnati Reds avoided a sweep by edging Pittsburgh 1-0.
Pinch-hitter Asdrúbal Cabrera provided the game’s only run with a sacrifice fly against Cody Ponce. Mahle improved to 12-5 for Cincinnati.
The victory gave the Reds a little momentum at the end of a nine-game road trip in which they went 3-6.
The Pirates are now 0-14 this season when trying to sweep a series from an opponent.