The Pittsburgh Pirates returned to PNC Park Friday night to open a six-game home stand, with the first three games against the New York Mets. New York has been a team on the rise as of late and even added a pitcher at the trade deadline. The Mets swept Pittsburgh last weekend at Citi Field, and were looking to add to that success against the Pirates tonight.
New York came out swinging against Bucco starter Trevor Williams. Pete Alonso got things started in the first with an RBI double to right center. He would then come in to score on a Wilson Ramos groundout to third base. The Mets added another run in the third when J.D. Davis hit a double to center field.
That was the final run Williams gave up on the night as he worked through the sixth inning allowing three runs on six hits ...Read More