d'Arnaud had two hits and drove in two.
There were a couple of failures in this one. James McDonald was looking for his tenth win on the year. The Pirates were on the cusp of a sweep. Neither happened as Dontrelle Willis pitched well and broke a tie with a two run double in the sxith.
Cincinnati was on McDonald from the outset. Brandon Phillips walked to lead off the game. Joey Votto and Jay Bruce each singled to make it 1-0 Reds before the Pirates even batted. More of the same in the second. Juan Francisco doubled leading off. Devin Mesoraco reached on a miscue by Josh Harrison. Francisco was standing on third and Mesoraco on second when the dust settled. Paul Janish lifted a fly ball that scored Francsico. A single from Phillips scored Mesorasco and it was 3-0 Reds.
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