Despite splitting a series over the weekend against the first place Chicago Cubs, the Pittsburgh Pirates are not playing their best baseball. While the pitching has been tremendous lately, the offense has been non-existent. Unfortunately, that trend continued for Pittsburgh tonight, as they lost yet another 1-0 game, this time to the Atlanta Braves.
Chris Archer started for Pittsburgh tonight, giving up one run on five hits with a walk and three strikeouts in four innings of work. He would have lasted longer, but he was pulled after pitching the top of the fourth with left leg discomfort. He appeared to injure his leg while at bat in the bottom of the third. After pitching the top of the fourth, he was relieved by Steven Brault, who pitched two scoreless innings.
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