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Former UC star leads Pirates over Reds

Former UC star leads Pirates over Reds
Posted August 29th, 2014 @ 9:57pm

PITTSBURGH -- Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.


Harrison had three hits in the Pirates' sixth win in eight games. Tabata, starting in right field for the injured Travis Snider, finished with two hits.


Pirates starter Edinson Volquez was working on a no-hitter before Devin Mesoraco's leadoff single in the seventh. He was charged with one run and three hits in 7 2/3 innings, running his unbeaten streak to seven starts.


Reds right-hander Mike Leake allowed six hits in seven innings in his second consecutive scoreless outing. He pitched 6 2/3 innings in a 1-0 victory over Atlanta last Saturday in his previous start.

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