Final: Cardinals 6, Pirates 4 WP: Chris Carpenter (6-7) LP: Paul Maholm (6-10) SV: Fernando Salas (18) The Pirates spotted Chris Carpenter and the Cardinals 4 runs. When that happens, it makes things tough. The Bucs made a push, but fell short to drop the first game of what is, to date, the biggest series
Game 96: Cardinals at Pirates
That guy sounds pretty excited. What makes Grilli cool is: (A) We found about about his signing from the above tweet…at 1 AM this morning, (B) he has the coolest Twitter name of anyone on the Pirates, and (C) he is having a pretty impressive season at AAA. Grilli, 34, has a 1.94 ERA in
Rob Biertempfel tweets that the Pirates will option seldom-used infielder Pedro Ciriaco to AAA-Indianapolis. This probably is just to open the doorway and make room for SS Ronny Cedeno to come off the disabled list in time for this weekend’s series against the Cardinals. Nothing has been made official yet about the corresponding, move, though.
Game 95: Reds at Pirates
Final: Pirates 1, Reds 0 WP: James McDonald (6-4) LP: Mike Leake (8-5) SV: Joel Hanrahan (28) The Pirates’ offense was virtually non-existent in this one. Luckily for the us, though, the Reds’ offense was literally non-existent. James McDonald was superb pitching 6 1/3 scoreless frames while racking up 7 strikeouts. He left in the