After a two game absence, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitching struggles returned on Friday night at Miller Park. The result was a 10-4 blowout loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
Clint Hurdle initiated the “starting pitcher by committee” strategy, and once again, it failed. Rookie Davis gave up three runs on four hits in three innings, Clay Holmes gave up a run on two hits in one inning, and Nick Kingham gave up six runs (five earned) on five hits in 2.1 innings.
Meanwhile, Brandon Woodruff struck out Pirates’ hitters in six innings of work, improving to 8-1 on the season after giving up three runs on four hits in six innings.
The Brewers scored three runs in the second inning to take control of the game. A two-run homerun by Eric Thames gave the Brewers a 2-0 lead, and a sacrifice f...Read More