Stallings’ RBI in 9th sends Pirates to 3-2 win over Phillies

PITTSBURGH — Jacob Stallings drove in the winning run with a fielder’s choice in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

With the scored tied 2-all, Bryan Reynolds led off the inning with a double into the gap in left-center off Jose Alvarado (6-1).

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Reynolds moved to third on Gregory Polanco’s slow roller groundout, and John Nogowski followed with a walk.

Stallings hit a chopper toward third baseman Alec Bohm, whose throw home was too late to get Reynolds.

It was the seventh game-ending RBI of Stallings’ career, and his fourth this season.