Final: Pirates 4, Astros 3 WP: Chris Resop (1-3, 3.10 ERA) LP: Chuckie Fick (0-1, 6.75 ERA) SV: Jason Grilli (2, 1.86 ERA) Wandy Rodriguez was all over the place in his Pirates debut, but was able to labor through six innings to get a “quality start.” I have to imagine that I would feel
Final: Pirates 6, Astros 5 WP: Tony Watson (5-1, 4.45 ERA) LP: Rhiner Cruz (1-1, 7.41 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (31, 2.18 ERA) That was a wild and crazy game. The Astros started things off with three straight hits to lead off the second inning that ultimately led to them jumping out to a 2-0
Final: Pirates 5, Astros 3 WP: A.J. Burnett (12-3, 3.52 ERA) LP: Dallas Keuchel (1-3, 4.63 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (30, 2.23 ERA) Starling Marte‘s career couldn’t have started off any better. Making his Major League debut, leading off in left field, Marte homered to left center field on the very first pitch he ever
Final: Pirates 4, Marlins 3 WP: Kevin Correia (7-6, 4.31 ERA) LP: Ricky Nolasco (8-8, 4.55 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (27, 2.17 ERA) The game didn’t start out as good as it ended. Jose Reyes led things off in the first inning with a solo home run off starter Kevin Correia. Correia allowed another run
Final: Pirates 9, Rockies 6 WP: James McDonald (10-3, 2.93 ERA) LP: Matt Reynolds (3-1, 3.86 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (26, 2.23 ERA) This was the Coors Field we all grew up watching. Thanks to four long-balls, the Pirates offense picked up James McDonald, who gave up six runs in five innings. Pedro Alvarez hit
Final: Pirates 6, Rockies 2 WP: Erik Bedard (5-10, 4.55 ERA) LP: Christian Friedrich (5-7, 5.85 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (25, 2.29 ERA) The Pirates got a much-needed quality outing from Erik Bedard and the two hot bats, Andrew McCutchen and Neil Walker kept it going as the Pirates bounced back from dropping two straight.