PITTSBURGH -- Russell Martin drew a bases-loaded walk from Tony Cingrani with two outs in the 12th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday and avoided a three-game sweep.
In the Pittsburgh 12th, Gaby Sanchez singled with one out and moved up on a balk by Cingrani (2-8). Josh Harrison was intentionally walked and Clint Barmes was hit by a pitch with two outs, loading the bases.
Martin drew his walk-off walk on a 3-1 pitch. Normally a starter, Cingrani was Cincinnati's seventh pitcher of the game.
Justin Wilson (2-0) retired the Reds in order in the top of the 12th.