October 4, 2009

MLB: Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 0

Brandon Phillips had two hits and three RBI Sunday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a season-ending 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Phillips drove in runs in each of his first three at-bats, with two doubles and a ground out.

Scott Rolen hit a fifth-inning two-run triple, while Joey Votto had three of the 11 hits for the Reds, who won twice in the three-game series.

Winner Homer Bailey (8-5) gave up seven hits in seven innings with three walks and seven strikeouts before relievers Jared Burton, Ramon Ramirez and Carlos Fisher finished the 10-hit shutout.

Andrew McCutchen and Robinzon Diaz had two hits apiece for the Pirates, who ended the season with a 62-99 record.

The losing pitcher was starter Jeff Karstens (4-6).