The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs met for the final time in 2019 tonight. The end result was a 9-5 victory and series sweep for Pittsburgh. The Pirates led for all nine innings and got one final good start from Joe Musgrove.
Musgrove worked six innings tonight and allowed three runs, two earned, on three hits with eight strikeouts and two walks. Those three runs came in the sixth inning. The first two came on an Ian Happ double to right field. Happ then came in to score on a Jonathan Lucroy groundout to the pitcher.
The Buccos got off to a hot start against Chicago starter Jose Quintana. In the first inning Pablo Reyes brought home Melky Cabrera and Jose Osuna with a triple to left center field. Two more runs would score in the third on an Osuna double to right...Read More