Final: Pirates 9, Braves 2 (box) WP: Jason Grilli (1-0, 0.00 ERA) LP: Jonny Venters (0-1, 18.00 ERA) James McDonald started and pitched two scoreless innings. He struck out one, walked one, and didn’t allow a hit. Through two games, Pirates’ starters have yet to give up a base hit. Three of the left-handers competing
Final: Pirates 3, Rays 2 (box) WP: Jeff Locke (1-0, 0.00 ERA) LP: J.D. Martin (0-1, 4.50 ERA) SV: Brooks Brown (1, 0.00 ERA) Jeff Locke started for the Bucs and pitched three scoreless innings. He struck out one, walked one, and didn’t allow a hit. Starling Marte went 1 for 2 with a single
Final: Brewers 6, Pirates 0 WP: Yovani Gallardo (16-8, 3.59 ERA) LP: A.J. Burnett (15-8, 3.64 ERA) The Brewers were eight for eight in stolen base attempts, including three by Ryan Braun as they ran their way to a 6-0 shutout victory in game one of a pivotal three game series. A.J. Burnett started for
Final: Pirates 6, Astros 3 WP: Kevin Correia (10-8, 4.28 ERA) LP: Fernando Abad (0-3, 5.30 ERA) That’s a headline you probably will never see again. But seriously, Kevin Correia pitched great tonight, going six innings and giving up just a run on four hits. Clint Barmes, who for some reason was hitting second in the
Final: Pirates 6, Astros 2 WP: Wandy Rodriguez (10-13, 3.71 ERA) LP: Jordan Lyles (3-11, 5.55 ERA) Wandy Rodriguez cruised through seven scoreless innings against his former team and the Pirates got big time production from Brock Holt and Andrew McCutchen to end their four game skid. Rodriguez struck out seven while walking just one.
Final: Pirates 7, Diamondbacks 6 WP: Kevin Correia (9-6, 4.49 ERA) LP: Ian Kennedy (10-9, 4.34 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (33, 2.68 ERA) Neil Walker had a monster game at the plate with a three-run homer in the first inning, followed by a two-run double in the fifth. Starling Marte and Jordy Mercer both added