One of the keys of the 2019 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates will be how they play against the other teams in their division. After losing three of their first four games to begin the year, the Bucs have reeled off four in a row, including a 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at PNC Park this afternoon.
The win today marked a four game sweep of the Reds, who have fallen to 1-8 to start the year. The Bucs, on the other hand, now sit at 5-3 and completed a 4-2 home stand before they head out on their first extensive road trip of the year.
Chris Archer started for the Bucs today, giving up three runs on five hits in six innings. Nick Kingham gave up a pair of runs in two innings, and Richard Rodriguez earned his first save of the season by pitching a scoreless inning.
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