Jonathan Lucroy tried to absorb some of the blame for another rough outing from Jim Henderson.
''I'm with him, man,'' the Milwaukee Brewers catcher said. ''I'm there behind the plate. I see it. I called those pitches that got hit out. I share the blame myself.''
Henderson gave up pinch-hitter Travis Snider's home run in the ninth inning that lifted Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Brewers on Tuesday night - a victory that clinched the Pirates' first non-losing record in 21 seasons.
Henderson's last appearance ended poorly, too. He took the loss and a blown save Friday in a 6-5 loss to the Los Angeles Angels, grooving a pitch that Hank Conger drilled for a two-run homer in the ninth inning.
Tuesday night against the Pirates, Snider drove a 2-2 pitch from Henderson (3-5) over the wall in center for his second pinch-hit homer of the season. His first came against the Chicago Cubs on May 21.
''He (Snider) had fouled that f...