After splitting a four game series against the San Francisco Giants, the Pittsburgh Pirates are wrapping up their road trip with a quick two game series against the Minnesota Twins. Despite building an early lead tonight, the Bucs gave up three runs in the fourth inning, which would prove to be the difference in a 5-2 loss at Target Field.
Jameson Taillon started for Pittsburgh tonight, battling his way through six innings while giving up three runs on seven hits. His mound opponent, Jake Odorizzi, gave up two runs on four hits in 5.2 innings of work.
The Pirates took the lead with a pair of runs in the second inning. A double by Francisco Cervelli scored David Freese for the game’s first run. Later in the inning, Colin Moran grounded out, allowing Josh Bell to score to make it a...Read More