For the majority of the 2020 season the Pittsburgh Pirates starting rotation and bullpen have been on different wavelengths. When the starting rotation is going well, the bullpen struggles and when the starting rotation struggles, the bullpen is going well. Tonight, both performed well and led the way in a 2-1 Pittsburgh victory over the Chicago Cubs.
The offense for both teams came early and then were silent for the remaining eight innings. In the top of the first Anthony Rizzo hit a 406 ft. solo home run to right centerfield to give Chicago their only lead. The Pirates quickly answered with two solo home runs of their own during the bottom half of the inning. Adam Frazier led off the inning with a 379 ft. dinger to right field. That was followed up by a 415 ft...Read More