The Pittsburgh Pirates and San Diego Padres were back in action today at a picturesque PNC Park. Pittsburgh was looking to take this three-game series, while San Diego looked to even it up at one game apiece. Chris Archer would make the start for the Pirates and the Padres would counter with Chris Paddack.
After three scoreless innings, San Diego would strike first on a solo home run from Manny Machado. This is the second time that Machado has hit a solo home run in this series. That would be the only run that Archer would allow today after pitching five innings. His final stat line would include five strikeouts, three walks, and two hits.
The Buccos finally got to Paddack in the fifth inning when Jose Osuna hit a two-run pinch hit home run...Read More