NL Recaps – Pirates and McCutchen Roll Past Brewers
MILWAUKEE – The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4. Andrew McCutchen hit his fourth home run in the last three games and the Pirates remained tied for first place in the National League Central.
For McCutchen it was his 20th home run of the season. In his last 28 games McCutchen is hitting a red hot .447 with 10 home runs and 30 RBIs.
Kevin Correia gave the Pirates six innings, scattering four hits and allowing just two earned runs, four overall.
Casey McGehee also homered for the Pirates. The Pirates are now 11 games over 500
Other National League Scores
Miami 1 – Washington 1 Gio Conzalez and Mark Buehrle put on a pitching clinic and Buehrle came out on top as the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 . it was only the fourth loss for Gonalez this season.
Cincinnati 3 – St. Louis 2 Ryan Ludwick hit a walkoff home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 . For the Reds it was their fifth victory in a row.
Atlanta 8 – New York 7 R.A Dickey didn’t have one of his better games today the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves rallied for three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat the Mets 8-7