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McCutchen leads Pirates over Reds 7-6

CINCINNATI (AP) - Andrew McCutchen opened the game with a homer against slow-starting Edinson Volquez, then singled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning Sunday, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

McCutchen and Jose Tabata started the game with back-to-back homers - only the third time that's happened in Pirates history. McCutchen singled off Logan Ondrusek (2-1) for the winning run.

Closer Joel Hanrahan came on with two aboard in the eighth and got Scott Rolen to line into a double play, started by shortstop Ronny Cedeno's diving catch.

The Reds then loaded the bases with two outs in the ninth, but Hanrahan got Drew Stubbs to fly out, clinching his fifth save in as many chances.

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