Today marked the final time in 2019 that the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals would play. St. Louis dominated the season series, so it was fitting that they would pull a 2-0 pitchers duel win to close out the series. James Marvel made his Major League debut for Pittsburgh today and gave fans a glimmer of what we hope is a solid career in a Pirates uniform.
Marvel worked five innings and allowed two runs on four hits to go with two walks and two strikeouts. The first of those two runs came in the fifth inning when Harrison Bader hit an RBI single to shallow left center to bring home Matt Carpenter. The final run of the day occurred in the sixth on a Paul Goldschmidt double to right center that plated Kolten Wong.
The Buccos would use four pitchers out of the bullpen to cov...Read More