Clint Hurdle decided to start Michael Feliz on Friday night at PNC Park. The result was a five run first inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who went on to rout the Pittsburgh Pirates by a 10-2 score.
The starting pitching situation for the Pirates right now is in shambles, and that continued on Friday night. Feliz struggled from the beginning, not even making it through the first inning. He recorded just one out, giving up five runs on four hits with a walk. Steven Brault pitched 5.2 innings, giving up two runs on three hits and three walks.
A double by Max Muncy scored the game’s first run, and David Freese then crushed a grand slam to right center field to essentially put the game out of reach in the very first inning. L.A. led 5-0 before the Bucs even came to bat.
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