The Pittsburgh Pirates are wrapping up a difficult home stand and a disappointing first half of the season with a tough five game series against the Milwaukee Brewers. But so far in their series against the N.L. Central division leaders, the Pirates have looked like the better team overall. Tonight, they got a lead early and went on to beat the Brewers 7-3 at PNC Park.
Nick Kingham started for Pittsburgh tonight, improving to 4-4 on the season after giving up three runs on five hits in 5.1 innings. Edgar Santana and Kyle Crick each had scoreless outings in relief.
The Pirates scored three runs in the first inning to take control of the game early. Gregory Polanco hit a sacrifice fly to score Corey Dickerson for the game’s first run. Colin Moran’s single scored Starling Marte,...Read More