The Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a 20 year drought of consecutive losing seasons last night by topping the Brewers 4-3 in Milwaukee. The Pirates 81st win of the season ensured a record over .500 for the first time since 1992.
Andrew McCutchen homered and scored three runs to pace the ‘Bucs. They opened a two-game lead in the National League Central after Tuesday’s game.
Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo allowed two runs in seven innings. Milwaukee has now lost five straight at home.