It’s becoming extremely difficult to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates. The downward spiral of the 2017 season continued tonight for the Bucs, who fell to the Cincinnati Reds by a 7-3 score at PNC Park.
Gerrit Cole made the start for Pittsburgh tonight against Luis Castillo for the Reds. After pitching a shutout last weekend against Cincinnati, Cole struggled tonight, giving up five runs on six hits in six innings. Castillo only made it through four innings, giving up two runs on three hits.
Things started out poorly for Cole and the Pirates immediately. Billy Hamilton led off with a single, stole second, and advanced to third on a throwing error by Chris Stewart. After Zack Cozart walked, Joey Votto doubled off the wall to score the game’s first run. Adam Duvall’s two run dou...Read More