Morton had enough movement on his sinker to keep the Reds off the scoreboard, and his control was good enough to keep them off the bases.
The Pirates claim they are unsure of the Reds' purpose when it comes to pitching inside.
It was long past time for the Pirates to send a serious message to the Reds, but Charlie Morton did his part quite nicely Tuesday.
McGuire was the Gatorade Player of the Year in Washington State.
The four solo homers, two off starter Francisco Liriano, sent the Pirates to their third loss in their past four games against Cincinnati.
Shortstop Jordy Mercer's performance leads to more starts for him, fewer for Clint Barmes.
Rookie Gerrit Cole allowed only three runs in 5 2/3 innings and registered his second win in as many starts.
Cecond baseman Neil Walker has his reasons for remaining a switch-hitter, even if he has been much better from one side.
Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez might test your patience, but his homers and RBIs make it all worthwhile, Ron Cook writes.
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