Another day and another loss for the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight as the Cincinnati Reds completed the four game sweep of this series after a 1-0 victory. Pittsburgh pitching kept them in the game, which isn’t easy to do at Great American Ballpark, the Cincinnati pitching kept the Pirates offense in check throughout the night.
JT Brubaker made the start for the Buccos tonight and in the process pitched well during his 5.1 innings on the mound. He would allow one run on five hits with four strikeouts and one walk. That lone run came in the fifth when Jose Garcia scored on a single to shallow left center field by Shogo Akiyama. Cincinnati starter Luis Castillo pitched seven innings striking out ten, walking one and allowing three hits.
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