The Pittsburgh Pirates have been playing quality baseball in the month of September and that would continue tonight against the Kansas City Royals. They would take a great pitching performance from Jameson Taillon and a walk off single from the fourth string catcher tonight to defeat Kansas City 2-1 in eleven innings.
Taillon would record a career high eleven strikeouts tonight during his seven innings on the mound to go with one walk and four hits. He was replaced by Richard Rodriguez in the eighth who would strikeout three and walk one during the inning. Felipe Vazquez would be tagged for a run in the ninth and record his fifth blown save on the season. Edgar Santana pitched a scoreless tenth, before giving way to Kyle Crick in the eleventh.
There wasn’t much offense tonight from...Read More