Pittsburgh Pirates’ Oneil Cruz runs to third base for a triple hit off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard during the first inning of baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oneil Cruz, Tucupita Marcano and Bryan Reynolds all tripled and scored, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 to end a seven-game losing streak. The Pirates won for only the third time in 16 games. They also snapped the Phillies’ six-game winning streak. The Pirates became the second team this season to hit three triples in a game. Noah Syndergaard took the loss for the Phillies. Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto caught two runners stealing.