Andrew McCutchen homered twice, James McDonald took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 11, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Thursday night.
Washington dropped back under .500 with a 42-43 record.
Drew Storen pitched a scoreless ninth for his 20th save.
Garrett Jones and Andrew McCutchen greeted Burnett with back-to-back solo home runs in the eighth inning.
Stairs smacked an RBI single off the right field wall for another walk-off winner for the Nationals, 2-1 over the Pittsburgh Pirates
Danny Espinosa’s two-run home run leads the Nationals to victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Check out post-game video from Espinosa, John Lannan and manager Jim Riggleman.
The Pirates have to be kicking themselves after this one.
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