The Pittsburgh Pirates were trailing the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 through the first six innings, as the two teams struggled to pick up hits in the game. The Diamondbacks scored in the first inning on a Jason Kubel single, but in the seventh inning the Buccos were able to rally and tie the ball game on a Pedro Alvarez home run.
In the eighth inning, the Pirates were able to get some more base runners knocking Daniel Hudson out of the game. With two men on, Neil Walker singled to right field scoring Clint Barmes and giving the Pirates the lead and ultimately the win. Juan Cruz came in in the ninth, giving up just one hit and holding on to pick up the save.
With the win, the Pirates take the road series from the Diamond backs 2-1.