The hottest team in baseball right now may just be the Pittsburgh Pirates. They continued their hot play today with a 9-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. This win gave them a sweep of Cincinnati and extended their season long winning streak to nine games. This is exactly the type of play that Pittsburgh needs if they hope to make a run at a playoff spot this season.
The Pirates offense got things started right out of the gate. Gregory Polanco would hit a two-run home run in the top of the first. The second inning would see more offense from the Buccos. Max Moroff got things started with an RBI single to right field. That was then followed up by a two-run homer by Corey Dickerson, his fourth straight game with a home run. Starling Marte capped off the inning with a solo ho...Read More