Webb earns major league-best 16th victory

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Brandon Webb became the first 16-game winner in the majors, tossing a nine-hitter for his third complete game in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Webb (16-4) carried a shutout into the ninth but surrendered a leadoff double to Freddie Sanchez and an RBI single to Doug Mientkiewicz. The Pirates put runners on second and third with one out before Webb struck out Brandon Moss and Jason Michaels to finish the game in an efficient 1 hour, 55 minutes.