Harrison, Glasnow power Pirates over the Reds 12-3

 JOSH HARRISON HIT A THREE-RUN HOMER _ HIS THIRD IN TWO GAMES _ AND RIGHT-HANDER TYLER GLASNOW SINGLED HOME TWO RUNS DURING A SIX-RUN RALLY THAT SWEPT THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES TO A 12-3 VICTORY ON TUESDAY NIGHT, THEIR FIRST OF THE SEASON OVER THE CINCINNATI REDS.

THE PIRATES HAD LOST THEIR FOUR PREVIOUS GAMES AGAINST THE REDS. THEY OVERCAME A THREE-RUN DEFICIT TO END THE DROUGHT, MATCHING THEIR SEASON HIGH FOR RUNS.

GLASNOW (1-1) STEADIED HIMSELF AFTER A ROUGH FIRST INNING, HIGHLIGHTED BY JOEY VOTTO'S THREE-RUN HOMER, TO GET HIS FIRST CAREER WIN. HE ALSO CONTRIBUTED TO THE FOURTH-INNING COMEBACK. THE REDS INTENTIONALLY WALKED JORDY MERCER TO LOAD THE BASES WITH TWO OUTS, AND GLASNOW SINGLED UP THE MIDDLE OFF SCOTT FELDMAN (1-3) TO PUT THE PIRATES AHEAD TO STAY. 

HARRISON FOLLOWED GLASNOW'S FIRST HIT OF THE SEASON WITH HIS THIRD HOMER IN FIVE AT-BATS FOR A 7-3 LEAD. THE SIX-RUN INNING WAS THE BIGGEST ALLOWED BY THE REDS THIS SEASON. HARRISON HIT TWO SOLO HOMERS ON MONDAY NIGHT _ HIS FIRST CAREER MULTI-HOMER GAME _ DURING CINCINNATI'S 4-3 WIN IN 10 INNINGS. 

THE PIRATES HAVE HOMERED IN SIX STRAIGHT GAMES, THEIR BEST STREAK OF THE SEASON. 

GLASNOW GAVE UP FOUR HITS, THREE RUNS AND FOUR WALKS IN SIX INNINGS, SENDING THE REDS TO THEIR NINTH LOSS IN 12 GAMES. 

THE RIGHT-HANDER OVERCAME A ROUGH FIRST INNING _ THREE WALKS, VOTTO'S HOMER, AND 36 PITCHES OVERALL. HE GAVE UP ONLY TWO HITS AFTER THE FIRST.HE ALSO DREW A BASES-LOADED WALK FROM BLAKE WOOD DURING PITTSBURGH'S FIVE-RUN SEVENTH INNING. PITTSBURGH SCORED ON A WILD PITCH AND A PASSED BALL DURING THE INNING.

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