On the same day that the Pirates lose catcher Russell Martin to the Blue Jays, the St. Louis Cardinals completed a trade with the Atlanta Braves that netted them an All-Star outfielder.
Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
Wandy Rodriguez faced the minimum while throwing seven innings of 1-hit ball to outpitch Tim Hudson help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Friday.
Tonight the Pirates will be taking on the Atlanta Braves, who will be without two of their top outfielders.
The Pirates take on the Atlanta Braves tomorrow night and won’t have to face Braves outfielder Jason Heyward.