PITTSBURGH (Ticker) -- The determination of
paid off for the
Wilson tied a career high with four RBI and
combined with two relievers on a five-hitter as the Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the struggling
with a 5-0 victory.
Fogg carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning but was locked in a pitchers' dual with
until the fourth, when Wilson wore down the phenom.
Willis (11-5) loaded the bases with two outs before Wilson battled through a 13-pitch at-bat. After fouling off seven consecutive pitches from the Florida All-Star, Wilson extended his hitting streak to 15 games with bases-clearing double into right-center field.
"I was just trying to protect, kept fouling off inside pitches," he said. "He finally went away and I looked to hit it right. I get excited with guys on base. I'm hitting over .300 in those situations and I get pumped up."
had a good at-bat," Florida manager Jack McKeon said. "He battled and fouled them off. You're going to swing at anything 3-2. He got one up he could handle to right field."
Wilson drew a walk with a 12-pitch at-bat against
in the seventh and added a sacrifice fly in the eighth.
Fogg (8-7) had his no-hitter broken up by
's single with two outs in the sixth. He allowed just four hits and hit two batters while striking out two.
"It seems that every well-hit ball was right at somebody," Fogg said. "I got a couple of good defensive plays."
Fogg, who had a 7.91 ERA in his previous eight starts, was lifted with two outs in the eighth inning after throwing just 96 pitches.
got the final out of the eighth and
worked around a hit in the ninth as the Pirates completed their second straight shutout of the Marlins, who managed just 11 hits in the series.
"Same thing the whole road trip," McKeon said. "We haven't hit, don't score any runs, we just don't hit the ball."
Florida completed a 1-8 road trip but remained tied with the
for the lead in the National League wild card race.
"We're in a playoff race for the wild card spot, most of these guys for the first time," McKeon said. "We're having a tough little time right now."
"We're not playing well at the right time," Willis said. "Everybody's pressing. We've got to win games soon. If we take care of business, we'll be all right."
Willis worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the second inning and nearly did it again in the fourth.
hit a leadoff double, Willis retired the next two batters before Fogg reached on an infield single.
Fogg recorded his first career stolen base and Willis walked
to load the bases for Wilson.
Fogg retired the first 11 batters he faced before hitting
with two outs in the fourth. He also hit
to open the fifth.