It was an emotional day at PNC Park. Steve Blass was stepping into retirement, Clint Hurdle was relieved of his duties, and oh yeah, the Pittsburgh Pirates were playing their final game of the season. Unfortunately for the Bucs, they ended the season with a whimper, falling 3-1 to the Cincinnati Reds.
Trevor Williams started for Pittsburgh, giving up two runs on five hits in seven innings. He fell to 7-9 on the season, despite pitching a solid game. The offense, unfortunately, didn’t provide much support on a day that the team really needed to win.
The Reds took the lead in the top of the second on a solo homerun by Aristides Aquino. Brian O’Grady’s solo homerun in the fifth inning put them in front 2-0. A sacrifice fly by Jose Osuna in the bottom of the sixth cut the lea...Read More