The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs began their final series of the 2019 season tonight at PNC Park. Chicago has dominated Pittsburgh over the course of this season, and blew out the Pirates in a three game sweep a little over a week ago. With the Cubs in the hunt for the final Wild Card spot in the National League, the Buccos have a chance to play spoiler these next three days.
Mitch Keller made a decent start tonight, especially considering his overall body of work. Keller would pitch five innings and allow one run on seven hits with seven strikeouts and two walks. That lone run came in the fourth inning when Nico Hoerner hit an RBI double into the right center field gap to bring around Jason Heyward.
Pittsburgh would finally see its offense come to life in the seventh inning...Read More