The Pittsburgh Pirates returned to PNC Park tonight to open a four-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. This game was back and forth all night, but in the end, it would be Los Angeles who would leave with a victory. The toughest part of this loss is that Pittsburgh held a three-run lead into the later innings and a managerial decision was a big key to this defeat.
The Pirates offense get off to a hot start tonight and looked to be getting the best of Dodgers starter Alex Wood. The Buccos would blast back to back solo home runs off the bats of Jose Osuna and Sean Rodriguez. One inning later Josh Harrison would do the same to give Pittsburgh a three-run lead, their biggest of the night.
Gerrit Cole was pitching a fine game through six innings even though at times he needed some ...Read More