PHOENIX (AP) -- Garrett Jones had three hits and two RBIs, Starling Marte drove in two runs and scored twice, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 Tuesday night for their first winning streak of the season.
Pittsburgh has snapped out of its offensive funk in the desert, winning the first two games of the series by scoring 11 runs -- three more than in the team's first six games combined.
The Pirates fell into an early hole after James McDonald (1-1) allowed four runs in the first inning, but they rallied with a five-run fourth off Diamondbacks starter Brandon McCarthy (0-1).
Pittsburgh had 11 hits as a team. Neil Walker drove in two runs and scored one, and Jason Grilli got through the ninth for his third save of the year and second in as many nights.
Miguel Montero drove in three runs and Jason Kubel hit a two-run homer for the D-backs, who have lost consecutive games for the first time this season.
McDonald, who lost his first start thanks to a lack o...