Nothing ever comes easy for the Pittsburgh Pirates. After two ugly losses while most of us were asleep the past two nights, Pittsburgh squeaked out a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks today to wrap up this three-game series and six game road trip.
Early on things did not look good for the Pirates. Arizona took a two-run lead when David Peralta hit a two-run homer off of Jameson Taillon. Upon review the ball actually bounced out of Austin Meadow’s glove and then over the fence. Taillon settled in after that to pitch seven innings allowing two runs on six hits with four strikeouts and two walks.
The Buccos bats would come to life in the second to score four runs. Josh Bell would get things started with a double to left that scored Colin Moran. Jordy Mercer would then hi...Read More