There was some controversy prior to the start of tonight’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Clint Hurdle decided to call up starting pitcher Clay Holmes from AAA to take the mound tonight. The move was to give the starting rotation an extra day off, but in the middle of trying to lock up a playoff spot the better move would be to send out one of your top five pitchers every day. The move would back fire for sure in a 13-10 Pittsburgh loss.
Holmes looked bad from the start of this game. Andrew McCutchen would lead the game off with a solo home run to right field. San Francisco would score two more runs in the inning and then four more in the third before Holmes night was officially over. He would only pitch 2...Read More