Moustakas Homers, Reds Sweep Pirates with 9-4 Win
By The Associated Press
CINCINNATI - Mike Moustakas hit a big three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-4 for a doubleheader sweep.

Moustakas drove in Shogo Akiyama and Eugenio Suárez with a two-out shot to center off Nik Turley.

Pittsburgh had just taken a 4-3 lead on rookie Ke’Bryan Hayes’ two-run shot with two out in the top half of the inning.

Brian Goodwin and Joey Votto also connected for Cincinnati, which won a third straight game for the first time since Aug. 28. 

The Reds won the opener on a pinch-hit walk-off 2-run homer by Tyler Stephenson, 3-1.

Published 09:54 PM, Monday Sep. 14, 2020
Updated 07:07 AM, Tuesday Sep. 15, 2020



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