While the thrill of a playoff race has been out of the minds of Pittsburgh Pirates fans for weeks now, the month of September does present an opportunity to see what this team can do in future years with the talent they have now. Chad Kuhl, who has vastly improved from this time last year, took the mound against the Cincinnati Reds, looking to finish strong with his final few starts in 2017.
Unfortunately, and uncharacteristically, Kuhl fell victim to the long ball, as the Reds hit four homeruns on their way to a 4-2 victory at Great American Ballpark.
Kuhl fell to 7-11 on the season, giving up four runs on eight hits and three walks in 4.2 innings. He was forced into long counts early, as he ended up throwing 101 pitches in under five innings of work. His mound opponent, Homer Baile...Read More