Is this just another ploy by the Pirates to tug on the hearts of it’s fans before another let down season? Hell if I care. They’re winning! You heard that right. Say it with me now. “The Pittsburgh Pirates are on a winning streak!” This feels great.
The Pirates ended up with 11 hits, including five for extra bases and 3 guys goin yard – Jason Bay, Jack Wilson and Jose Castillo. Dave Williams allowed one earned run in his seven innings.
The win moves the Pirates to 11-16 on the year and 7 games out of 1st place in the NL Central. Arizona drops to 17-12 and 1 game out of 1st in the NL West.
Tonight it’s master chef Ollie Perez (1-3, 7.11) vs Javier Vazquez (3-2, 5.11). Gametime is 9:40EST.