The Pittsburgh Pirates headed across the Commonwealth to begin a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies tonight. It was a back and forth game that took eleven innings to complete, and in the end, Pittsburgh would lose 6-5 on a solo home run by Sean Rodriguez.
Joe Musgrove did a great job during his six innings of work. He allowed two runs on five hits with six strikeouts. Brad Miller brought in those two runs on a 395 ft. home run to deep left center in the fourth inning. Musgrove helped his own cause with an RBI single in the fifth to cut the Philadelphia lead in half.
A three run seventh inning would give the Pirates a two-run lead. It started when Colin Moran hit a double to left to bring in Melky Cabrera. Kevin Newman then drove in the other two runs on a single t...Read More