The Pittsburgh Pirates are playing a good brand of baseball on this six game homestand and that would continue today against the Miami Marlins. Pittsburgh would use solid pitching and timely hitting to earn a 5-1 victory today at a damp PNC Park.
Ivan Nova was back on the mound today after missing his last start. It looked like the extra rest did Nova some good during this outing. He would finish the day pitching six innings allowing three hits to go with nine strikeouts and one walk. Dovydas Neverauskas pitched a scoreless seventh with two strikeouts, before Nick Kingham would work the final two innings. Kingham allowed one run on two hits with two strikeouts and two walks.
The lone Miami run came when Miguel Rojas scored on a wild pitch in the eighth inning...Read More