The Pittsburgh Pirates have enjoyed playing spoiler this week against the Chicago Cubs. But after taking the first pair of games this week at Wrigley Field, the Bucs fell behind early tonight, came back and tied the game in the ninth before losing 7-6 in ten innings.
Ivan Nova struggled for Pittsburgh tonight, giving up six runs (five earned) on eight hits in four innings of work. Jose Quintana pitched for Chicago, giving up two runs on four hits in five innings.
The Pirates scored the game’s first run in the top of the first on a solo homerun by Jose Osuna. A no doubt blast to deep left field, Osuna’s homerun gave the Pirates their first and only lead of the game.
Chicago answered in the bottom of the first inning when Jason Heyward hit a two-run homerun to make it 2-1...Read More