Tigers Doubled In Pittsburgh
The Pirates built a 6-0 lead by the fifth inning and held on for a 6-3 win over the Tigers.
Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 with a home run for the Bucs, who have won three in-a-row and five of their last six games.
Jim Adduci had an RBI single and Miguel Cabrera a sac-fly for Detroit, which lost its fourth straight.
Matthew Boyd was battered for nine hits and all six runs in four-plus frames to take the loss.
The four-game, home-and-home series now moves to Detroit tonight, with Justin Verlander getting the start for the Tigers and Ivan Nova for the Pirates.