We watched them all season, probably with even more attention than usual because there were no West Coast trips or requisite swings to the North-East. The NL Central wasn’t an impressive place, but they still managed four playoff spots.
The Pirates coming into tonight’s contest have played 47 games, and in that time they have managed to have a starter last six innings 4 times.
Let’s begin with tonight’s starter Joe Musgrove. He legit has good stuff, should we assume he’d be more on track if not for injury?
A little over a week ago the Pirates ended a four game series with the Reds that began with a doubleheader, which made today feel like deja vu as Pittsburgh began another four game set with Cincinnati in a 2020 special; back to back seven inning contests. In the first of two a familiar faceContinue reading “The Pirates Drop The Doubleheader And Fall Even Further Into The Basement”
Very quietly for some time now, the bullpen has been, dare I say, good.
In this afternoon’s matinee against the Brewers Chad Kuhl looked to get back on track after one his most disappointing appearances of the season against the Cubs this past Tuesday. Only lasting four innings Kuhl gave up three earned runs on six hits, while striking out three and walking two; throwing a total of 86Continue reading “The Pirates Bullpen Stands Tall In Walk Off Win”
It was the best of Trevor,it was the worst of Trevor.
Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any stranger the Pirates welcomed the Reds to PNC Park for a home and away seven inning double header due to the series in Cincinnati back on August 15th being postponed after only having completed two games of the four game set. This is the second of fourContinue reading “Pirates and Reds Split Doubleheader”
After an offensive explosion to start the game on Thursday the Pirates bats became silent for the remainder of the game. As Sonny Gray took the mound for the Reds we couldn’t help but wonder, which Pittsburgh ball club would show up to Great American Ball Park on Friday night. For the first three inningsContinue reading “An Uneventful 8-1 Loss For The Pirates”
Before the Pittsburgh Pirates’ three day layoff, they were struggling to put together consistent good at-bats. In an interview with Josh Bell, he said that he felt this series would be the one where the Pirates starting hitting. Well, if there was any way Bell would be right, it would be the fact that theContinue reading “After Three Day Break, Pirates Come Out Swinging, Beat Reds 9-6”