Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister

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Reds shutout, swept by Pirates 1-0

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Pirates 1 Reds 0

The beat goes on, that's six straight losses as the Pirates beat Reds 1-0 Sunday at PNC Park and swept the four game series.

The Reds drop to 7-15 on the season and 1-8 in one run games. They have now lost 12 of their last 14 vs the Pirates.

Outscored 30-6 during six game losing streak. 6 runs in 6 games.

1-9 on the road. On pace to go 51-111.

The Pirates scored a run in the first off Hunter Greene and made it stand up.

Hunter Greene: 6 IN, 4 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 6 K, 96 pitches/63 strikes.

Reds pitching allowed 12 runs in the four game series.

Offense: 4 H, 2 BB, 12 K. Jake Fraley 0 for 4 and 2 for his last 34 (.197). Jason Vosler 0 for 3 and 5 for his last 49 (.161).

The Reds have not homered in six consecutive games, dating back to Kevin Newman's homer in the bottom of the 2nd vs Tampa Bay on Monday night.

Tyler Stephenson hit a one-out double in the 8th inning, but the Reds could not get him him.

Leading 1-0 in the 8th, the Pirates added insurance. Carlos Santana singled with two outs, stole 2B when Fernando Cruz payed not attention to him. Jack Suwinski double him home.

Time of game 2:20

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