Due to their inconsistent play on the field coupled with a string of injuries, one would have expected for the Pittsburgh Pirates most recent road trip to be extremely difficult. That’s why they play the games. The Pirates wrapped up a 7-4 road trip with a 6-4 victory over the San Diego Padres this afternoon at Petco Park.
The Pirates desperately needed a long start from Joe Musgrove, who provided a solid performance on the mound. He won his third game of the season, giving up four runs (three earned) on four hits in 6.1 innings of work. Geoff Hartlieb and Francisco Liriano provided valuable innings in relief, and Felipe Vazquez earned his 13th save of the season by closing things down in the ninth inning.
Pittsburgh took control of the game in very first inning. Josh Bell sing...Read More