Juan Nicasio struck out eight in seven scoreless innings, Josh Harrison hit his first home run in nearly a year and Matt Joyce connected as a pinch-hitter to lead the Pirates to a 4-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night, extending Pittsburgh's winning streak to five games.
Sophomore first baseman Evan White continued his hot streak at the plate, but the Kentucky baseball team lost 5-2 on the road at Auburn in SEC action on Friday night.
The Bengals filled their biggest hole by taking Pitt receiver Tyler Boyd in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night.
EKU's Noah Spence is headed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Spence was selected early in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday night, the overall No. 39 pick.
Former University of Kentucky Wildcat Ed Davender died late Thursday. He was 49.