A.J. Burnett nearly perfect in 5-0 win over Cardinals

50x50_t470Overall, it was a very good game to watch. Burnett was unstoppable. The offense was stagnant through the middle innings, but came up with some timely hitting late in the game to close out the game. The bullpen pitched two perfect frames.

50x50_t470It’s really early to look at standings, but 14 games in, the Pirates are 7-7 and just one game back of the first place Cardinals.

50x50_t470The Pirates start a four game series tomorrow against the Braves. Jeff Locke will get the start against the organization that drafted him. After facing Miller tonight, the Pirates will face another highly regarded young arm in Julio Teheran.

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