Lincoln, Pirates Beat Tigers 4-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brad Lincoln allowed two hits and a run in six innings, Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates won for the sixth time in seven games with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

Lincoln (4-2) carried a no-hitter through five innings before Ramon Santiago singled to lead off the sixth.

Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera homered to lead off the seventh and end Lincoln’s afternoon. Lincoln had a career-high seven strikeouts and one walk.

McCutchen continued a torrid pace with his 13th homer. He came into the game with 14 hits in his previous 25 at-bats.

Detroit starter Max Scherzer (6-5) rejoined the team Saturday after being away due to what the team characterized as personal reasons. He allowed three runs, three hits and had seven strikeouts.

The Tigers have lost three of four.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.
Hump Day Drinks: 8 Cheery Cocktail RecipesNow that you've made it through half the work week, it's time to celebrate!

Watch & Listen