The Pittsburgh Pirates offense has been downright dreadful as of late and that trend continued tonight in a 6-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. Pittsburgh would only tally five hits on the night and never looked like a threat to do any damage when the few opportunities arose. The Pirates would collect another quality start, but a slipup from the bullpen really put this game out of reach.
Ivan Nova continued the recent trend of good starts from the rotation. Tonight, he would throw six innings and allow two runs on four hits with four strikeouts. Those two runs came off the bat of Dansby Swanson in the fifth inning on a two-run home run. Michael Feliz was roughed up for three runs in the seventh inning on three hits and one walk. Swanson would hit another two-run homer that inning...Read More