After two very frustrating performances on Monday and Tuesday nights, the Pittsburgh Pirates took the field on Wednesday afternoon looking to earn a series split with a victory in the finale at Great American Ballpark.
Today, Steven Brault put forth a solid effort on the mound, while Josh Bell and Colin Moran provided the firepower needed to push the Pirates past the Cincinnati Reds by a 7-2 score.
Brault pitched 5.1 innings, giving up three runs and two walks. He earned his second victory of the season, and more importantly, he provided the Bucs with some much needed quality pitching from a starter. For the first time in three games, their starting pitcher gave them a chance to win the game, and today, the offense took advantage.
The Pirates broke scoreless tie in the top of the sixth...Read More