Aaron Harang pitched seven strong innings for Los Angeles to beat his old team, who have now lost two in a row.
Here are the full standings for the NL Central.
Coolstandings gives the Pirates a 67% chance of making the playoffs at this point, although Baseball Prospectus, which adjusts for runs scored and allowed as well as the components thereof (the number of total bases accumulated and allowed, for example), isn't nearly so excited about the Bucs' chances. Nonetheless, the Pirates' schedule throughout the rest of July gives them a good chance of staying in the race for a while, with lots of games coming up against the Rockies, Astros and Cubs.
For the full MLB standings, click here.