Pirates Defeat Nationals

The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
Pirates Defeat Nationals
Pirates Defeat Nationals

Marte hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off reliever Daniel Hudson and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night. “I've been doing a good job,” Marte said. “Everybody pushed me to continue to do what I do. But the season's not over. … I have to push myself the best I can every night and try to get the support for the other guys.” After watching Pittsburgh struggle against Strasburg through seven innings, Nationals manager Dave Martinez turned to Wander Suero (3-7) to face the left-handed bats coming up in the eighth. Adam Frazier bunted a single past the mound to load the bases with nobody out before Bryan Reynolds tied it 1-1 with a sacrifice fly. Marte then drove

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