Steven Brault was magnificent on the mound on Tuesday night, holding the Chicago Cubs to just two hits and three walks in his seven innings of work on the mound, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 victory at PNC Park.
Before the seventh inning, Brault had pitched 10 straight hitless innings dating back to his previous start. Despite not registering a victory on Tuesday, he did lower his ERA to 3.38 for the season while keeping the dangerous Cubs’ offense in check all night.
Pittsburgh scored the game’s first run in the bottom of the second. Erik Gonzalez doubled on a line drive to right field, scoring Gregory Polanco. A double by Adam Frazier in the fifth scored Polanco and the Bucs held a 2-0 lead.
The Bucs held the lead until the eighth inning, when the Cubs capital...Read More