The Pittsburgh Pirates were in desperate need of a victory as they took the field this afternoon at PNC Park. They have been headed in the opposite direction as their opponent, having lost four straight games while the Philadelphia Phillies were looking for their sixth straight victory. After falling behind early, the Phillies rallied for three runs in the seventh inning and went on to win by a 3-2 score.
This afternoon’s game featured an enticing matchup on the mound between Jake Arrieta and Jameson Taillon. Arrieta earned his first win since May, giving up two runs on six hits in seven innings, while Taillon lost his seventh game of the year after giving up three runs on five hits in 6.2 innings.
The Pirates took the lead on Arrieta and Phillies early. Colin Moran’s single in...Read More