The home portion of the 2018 schedule is winding down for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but they are going out with a bang. Pittsburgh entered the night having won their previous seven home games and had a chance to sweep their three-game series from the Kansas City Royals. Walk off hits had been the story of the past two nights, but tonight it was all about the pitching on both sides.
Buccos starter Chris Archer would have his best night in a Pittsburgh uniform by pitching seven innings and allowing one run on six hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. His counterpart Heath Fillmyer was dominate as well. Fillmyer threw seven innings and gave up two runs on eight hits with five strikeouts.
Richard Rodriguez would enter the game for the Pirates in the eighth and strikeout two of the thr...Read More