Hanrahan gave up a ninth inning lead.
The Pirates and Reds played through a pair of rain delays. In the end, it was delayed gratification for Pirate fans as Joel Hanrahan gave up two runs in the ninth to blow a rare save opportunity.
Pittsburgh jumped out early. Jose Tabata singled to start it off against Mike Leake. Andrew McCutchen poked a two run dinger to left to put the Pirates up 2-0. Leake would get to work, retiring 14 of the next 15 Pirate hitters.
That gave the Reds a chance to get it going against James McDonald. They stutter stepped early on, bouncing into a pair of double plays. But in the sixth, Brandon Phillips doubled with one gone. Freddie Lewis walked. Joey Votto did what he always does - drove in runs. This time it was three as he popped one just above the Heinz...
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