Five game sweeps are a rarity in MLB, mostly because five game series hardly ever happen in the modern game, but it happened today when the Pittsburgh Pirates came back in the tenth inning to win 7-6 over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was a back and forth game, and an exciting way to head into the four-day All-Star break.
Joe Musgrove made the start today and pitched well through the first seven innings. He would give up a solo home run to Travis Shaw in the second and an RBI single to Tyler Saladino in the sixth. Musgrove was roughed up in the eighth and with two outs gave up a three-run triple to Brett Phillips. His final line was 7.2 innings pitched, allowing five runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and four walks.
The Pittsburgh offense got things started in the third when Core...Read More