The Pirates defeated the Reds in the first game of their doubleheader, 13-1. Paul Maholm, had a great outing, pitching 4 2/3 innings of shutout ball, striking out three and walking none. Humberto Cota hit a homer, and Yurendell DeCaster went 2-for-2. Four other Pirates had at least two hits.
The Pirates will start the second game in a few minutes. Here's the box score. B.P. Chacon is on the hill.