San Diego Stadium,
Pittsburgh strikes for 3 runs in the ninth inning off Joe Niekro to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. Niekro losses his first game of the season to fall to 3-1. The victory went to Bruce Dal Canton (4-0) and Chuck Haretenstein collected his 5th save. Pirates 3...Padres 1.
|Moose has strong outing.|
Roberto Clemente drove in two runs with a hit to help the Pirates win the second game of the series. Bob Moose surrendered a measly three hits over 7.2 innings to improve his record at 3-2. Yesterday's winner, Dal Canton earned his 4th save. Tommie Sisk falls to 1-3 for San Diego. Pirates 3...Padres 1.
|Clemente drives in a pair.|