Things continue to get worse for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the main reason is their terrible bullpen. Tonight, it would play a huge role in their 8-6 loss to the Chicago Cubs. This would be the fourth straight loss for Pittsburgh and ninth in their past eleven games. The most frustrating thing for fans of the ball club is that the team was playing well prior to their May 18th game against the San Diego Padres. Ever since then they look like the club we were told about in Spring Training.
The Pirates held a 4-2 lead heading into the sixth inning. That would be when starter Nick Kingham would be lifted after 5.2 innings on the mound, allowing three runs on eight hits with four strikeouts and two walks. Not a great line by any means, but he left with his team leading. Tyler Gla...Read More