Taillon gave up five hits and five runs in his five innings of work.
Corey Seager drove in the winning run in the sixth, knocking in Adrian Gonzalez, who had led off the inning with a double.
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Alex Wood (57) delivers a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park.
Yankees 13, Tigers 4 • Gary Sanchez hit two home runs - including a first-inning drive estimated at almost 500 feet - and Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven tidy innings in his return from the disabled list to lead NY to a victory at Detroit.
The Los Angeles bullpen combined for seven scoreless innings. Watson is 2-0 since joining the Dodgers. The Pirates brought up Barbato, Edgar Santana and Steven Brault from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Per manager Dave Roberts, Wood is dealing with inflammation in the sternoclavicular joint in the front of his pitching shoulder, an issue that's plagued the left-hander in the past. He took swings Tuesday, but did not improve quickly enough. He hasn't pitched since July 20.
After keeping rookie star Cody Bellinger out of the lineup the last three games, the Dodgers put him on the disabled list Tuesday because of a sprained right ankle he suffered Saturday. Kontos' move is retroactive to Sunday. The Pirates will counter with right-hander Trevor Williams, who struggled through his worst start of the season his last time out.
Braves 4, Mariners 0 • Lucas Sims allowed three hits in six scoreless innings, and Nick Markakis homered and drove in two runs to help Atlanta to a home win.