It was a beautiful spring day this afternoon at PNC Park, where the Pittsburgh Pirates hosted the Cincinnati Reds in game three of this four game series. Pittsburgh took the first two games and were looking for a series win today. This was a back and forth contest from the beginning, but in the end the good guys would come away victorious.
The Pirates jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the first inning when Josh Bell hit a double to right center field that scored Jason Martin. That lead would last until the top of the third when Kyle Farmer hit a two-run home run and Yasiel Puig hit an RBI single for the Reds. The Buccos earned a run back in the bottom half of the inning on a Melky Cabrera groundout that plated Colin Moran.
Cincinnati quickly struck back with a run of their own in ...Read More