The pitching staff of the Pittsburgh Pirates continues to make a case for being known as the best in all of baseball. Charlie Morton may not be the power pitcher and strikeout king that the three pitchers in front of him are, but his stuff is just as effective.
Morton would toss seven innings of shutout baseball and pick up win number five on the season with a 3-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox. His ERA would lower to 1.62 after he allowed four hits to go with three strikeouts and one walk. It is pretty nice having a guy with numbers like that as your fourth starter. The ball would then be handed to Tony Watson in the eighth and Mark Melancon in the ninth. Those two would run the Pittsburgh shutout streak to thirty straight innings...Read More