The Philadelphia Phillies are a good baseball team and the Pittsburgh Pirates are a bad baseball team. And what happens when a good team plays a bad team? It’s usually an ugly game for the bad team. Tonight, the Phillies destroyed the Pirates’ pitching on their way to a 17-5 blowout.
Trevor Williams started for the Bucs tonight and was completely ineffective. He gave up five runs on five hits and two walks in 2.1 innings. The bullpen was equally disappointing. Other than Steven Brault, who pitched 2.2 scoreless innings, the rest of the bullpen was horrible.
The Pirates scored the game’s first run in the bottom of the first inning on a RBI single by Colin Moran. The Phillies responded in the top of the second inning on a two run double by Maikel Franco...Read More