DTN Sports News
Cavaliers move ...
Redskins to pick ...
Estrella Burgos ...
Schmiedlova and ...
2-time plane crash ...
Bach: India not ...
Begu upset by Siniakova ...
Bellucci beats ...
04/26/15 06:40:00

Printable Page

04/26 18:34 CDT Pirates complete 1st desert sweep with 8-0 win over D-backs Pirates complete 1st desert sweep with 8-0 win over D-backs By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) --- Francisco Liriano pitched effectively into the seventh inning in a combined three-hitter and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed their first sweep in Arizona with an 8-0 win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday. Making his 200th career start, Liriano (1-1) offset six walks with seven strikeouts and allowed two hits in 6 1-3 innings. He has now beaten 29 of the 30 teams in the majors. Pedro Alvarez hit a two-run single off Jeremy Hellickson (1-3) in the first inning and Neil Walker added a two-run double off the right-hander in the fifth. Gregory Polanco had three of Pittsburgh's 14 hits and scored three runs. Walker also had three hits, finishing the series 7 for 12. Pittsburgh has won five straight and eight of 10.
Copyright DTN. All rights reserved. Disclaimer.
Powered By DTN