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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Scott Schebler hit an RBI double in the 11th inning and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Sunday.

The Pirates had won six in a row.

Eugenio Suarez led off the Reds 11th with a triple past diving left fielder Starling Marte and scored on Schebler's hit off Ryan Vogelsong (1-1).

Schebler had entered earlier in a double switch. In the ninth, he doubled home Adam Duvall for a 5-4 lead.

Blake Wood (3-0) pitched two scoreless innings, including a perfect 11th.

The Reds won for only the second time since being no-hit by the Cubs' Jake Arrieta on April 21.

Gregory Polanco and John Jaso homered for the Pirates. Pittsburgh committed a season-high four errors and misplayed other balls.

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Brad Keselowski took the checkered flag in the crash-marred, Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway. Chris Buescher's car flipped three times in an early crash, and Matt Kenseth was turned upside down in the closing laps.

Only 21 of the 40 cars finished on the lead lap, and 12 cars were ruled out of the race.

Kyle Busch finished second, followed by Austin Dillon, Jamie McMurray and pole-sitter Chase Elliott. Busch is within nine points of Kevin Harvick in the points race.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (OHR'-pihk) has been suspended three games for his late hit to the head of Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta (OH'-lee MAH'-tah) in Game 2 of the second-round series Saturday.

Orpik hit Maatta in the head after the puck left the area four minutes into Game 2 Saturday. Orpik was given a two-minute minor penalty for interference.

Maatta left the game and did not return.


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