By winning games Friday and Saturday over the Cincinnati Reds, the Pittsburgh Pirates put themselves in prime position for a series sweep. Unfortunately today, the Bucs fell behind early and couldn’t complete a late game comeback, as they fell to the Reds by a 8-6 score at PNC Park.
Neither starting pitcher made it out of the sixth inning this afternoon. Joe Musgrove struggled this afternoon, giving up six runs on eight hits in 4.1 innings. Anthony DeSclafani started for Cincinnati, giving up two runs on three hits in 5.2 innings.
The Pirates took the early lead on a solo homerun by Colin Moran in the second inning. The Reds would respond with a pair of runs in the top of the third on a groundout by Scott Schebler and a single by Jose Peraza.
Cincinnati would take command of the ...Read More