Regardless of either team’s record, the Pittsburgh Pirates have struggled against the Cincinnati Reds in recent years. But in 2018, the Bucs have played well against their N.L. Central foes…and that trend continued on Tuesday night. Pittsburgh provided starter Joe Musgrove with plenty of run support, as they earned comfortable 7-3 victory at PNC Park.
Musgrove pitched well for the Pirates, giving up two runs on five hits with eighth strikeouts in 6.1 innings of work. Richard Rodriguez, Kyle Crick, and Felipe Vazquez pitched the final 2.2 innings in relief to close things out.
Francisco Cervelli gave the Pirates the lead in the bottom of the first with a single to score Adam Frazier. They added three more runs in the bottom of the third on a two run double by Gregory Polanco and...Read More