(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Pirates traded with Milwaukee for third baseman Casey McGehee Monday, sending relief pitcher Jose Veras to the Brewers.
Despite holding the lead through most of the game, the Pirates lost to the last-place Houston Astros, 7-4 on Monday night. Wandy Rodriguez and company held the Pirates to just five hits.
For the second consecutive night, a home run in the eighth inning sank the Pirates. They lost 5-4 to the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night at Busch Stadium, dropping to 61-70.
Aaron Thompson pitched 4 1-3 scoreless innings in his major-league debut, Jason Grilli won his first game in nearly two years and four Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers combined on a five-hitter in a 2-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
For the second straight game, the bullpen let a slim lead disappear in the eighth inning, but the outcome of the game was different.
The Pittsburgh Pirates watched a slim lead vanish in the eighth inning Saturday night against the Houston Astros.
Most Pirate fans are crediting the Pirates lineup as the reason for the early season success but it’s been the pitching that’s earned them 5 wins.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have offered right-handed pitcher Jose Veras a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training workouts, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes. The San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, […]