Today marked the beginning of the 2019 season for the majority of Major League Baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates were a bit of a surprise last year and were looking to surprise even more people this year. They would begin their quest on the road to do battle in a three-game series with the Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati made a couple big moves in the offseason and one of them would pay off before the final out was recorded.
The Reds would start the scoring for the day in the second inning on an RBI double to left by Jose Iglesias. Pittsburgh finally got on the board in the sixth when Jung-ho Kang drove in two runs with a single to left center field. One of those runs was tagged to Cincinnati starter Luis Castillo, while the other went to Jared Hughes.
Jameson Taillon earned the start...Read More