The Pirates closed out their series with the Cincinnati Reds with a 3-1 win Sunday at PNC Park.
Jordy Mercer and Starling Matre hit solo home runs as two of the five hits the Bucs managed in the rubber match of their three game series.
Trevor Williams scattered eight hits over seven innings to secure the win and raise his record to six wins against seven losses. Daniel Hudson tossed a scoreless eighth inning and Felipe Rivero secured his 17th save.
The division leading Chicago Cubs roll into town today for a four game series beginning at 4:08 p.m.