When bad teams toss in the towel on the season, quite often they bring up young players from the minors that cut into the playing time of established veterans. This can hurt your fantasy baseball roster when your regular gets too many “days off” so the kids can get some playing time.
Pedro Alvarez’s two-run double sparked a seventh-inning rally and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Wednesday night.
There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.
Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Karstens pitched seven crisp innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.
It was another long night over at PNC Park on Saturday as the Florida Marlins’ Anibal Sanchez pitched a one-hitter and the Pirates lost 3-0. The only thing that stood between Sanchez (8-7) and the second no-hitter of his six-year career was Neil Walker’s one-out single to left field in the third inning.