The Pirates’ game in Philadelphia today was rained out. It’ll be made up as part of a doubleheader on September 19. The teams will conclude their series tomorrow, with Jim Bibby facing Larry Christenson.
The Montreal Expos had a doubleheader against the Mets in New York rained out, so the Pirates remain in first by a game and a half. They’re four games ahead of the third-place Chicago Cubs. In the NL West, the Houston Astros lead the Cincinnati Reds by four games.