The Pittsburgh Pirates opened their home stand last night with a sloppy loss to the New York Mets. Tonight, they didn’t have their best performance, but they got clutch hitting from the veteran David Freese, who delivered five RBIs to lead the Bucs to a 5-4 walkoff victory.
Ivan Nova started for Pittsburgh tonight, battling his way through five innings while giving up four runs (three earned) on six hits with three walks and a strikeout. His mound opponent, Jason Vargas, gave up three runs on three hits with three walks in 4.1 innings.
For the second consecutive night, the Pirates fell behind early against the Mets. A three run homerun by Michael Conforto in the first inning gave the Mets a 3-0 lead early...Read More