Reynolds Homers Two Times, Pirates Avoid Red Sox Sweep


PITTSBURGH (AP)– Bryan Reynolds struck 2 crowning achievement, JT Brubaker pitched 7 nothing innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox 8-2. The Pirates prevented a three-game sweep and sent out Boston back to one video game under.500 at 59-60. The Red Sox had actually won 5 of 6 to move better to Toronto for the 3rd and last AL wild-card area. Reynolds struck a set of two-run homers. He linked in the very first, and his drive in the fifth was the 3,000 th crowning achievement at PNC Park given that it opened in 2001. Reynolds and Kevin Newman each had 3 hits and scored 3 times. Brubaker enabled 2 hits, strolled none and set out 7.