The Pittsburgh Pirates kicked off the home portion of their 2019 schedule this afternoon against the St. Louis Cardinals. While the weather may have been cold, the sunshine gave the fans at PNC Park the feeling that warmer days are nearby. Pittsburgh came in to today with a .500 record and looked to hand St. Louis their fifth loss on the young season.
The Pirates offense jumped on Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright early with three runs in the first inning. Adam Frazier would be the first of those runs when he scored from third on a Josh Bell groundout. Colin Moran then brought home Starling Marte and Francisco Cervelli with a double to right field. Bell would add the fourth run of the game in the second inning with a sac fly to left that plated Marte.
Wainwright would make it throu...Read More