won their fourth straight game with the help of a three-run first inning that was highlighted by Delgado's single to left-center field off
Delgado has 103 RBI in interleague play, the most of any player.
is second with 91.
"It's the same baseball. You just kind of see it and hit it," Delgado said. "They don't know a lot about you and you don't know a lot about them."
Delgado has 17 RBI in his last eight games and tied his own club record by driving in a run in his eighth straight contest.
set the mark in 1983 and Delgado matched it in 2000.
"It's a good feeling. I'm a big fan of consistency, so I like that," Delgado said. "The opportunity was right there in front of me in the first inning and I took advantage of it."
Hendrickson (5-5) was ineffective of late and there was speculation he might be demoted to the minor leagues had he again pitched poorly. But the lefthander allowed just two runs and three hits to win for the first time since May 16.
"He pitched like I felt all along that he's capable of pitching,"
manager Carlos Tosca said. "Six innings, two runs. That was a real nice outing for him. I thought he threw the ball better tonight, especially his changeup."
Hendrickson struck out four and was effective despite issuing a career-high four walks.
"For the most part, I was happy, other than walking a few more batters than I would have liked," Hendrickson said. "I came out and I was aggressive. I made pitches when I had to."
Four relievers followed, with
working the ninth for his 10th save, despite allowing a home run to
Suppan (5-6) surrendered five runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings.
"It's never fun to lose," Suppan said. "It's been a battle for us in all aspects of the game. There's really not much to say, other than we need to play better to win."
Pittsburgh third baseman
was 0-for-4, ending his career-high hitting streak at 22 games.
The Pirates (25-38) have lost five straight to fall a season-high 13 games under .500. They have allowed a home run in 10 straight games, including a sixth-inning shot by
jumped on Suppan for three runs in the first and had two runs before he retired a batter.
was hit by a pitch and took third on a single by
, who moved up on the play. Both runners scored on a single by Delgado and
delivered an RBI single later in the inning.