And that same pitcher (Burnett) hitting his first home run in 10 years.
“He’s found out, even this year, that misexecuted pitches can have some bad results”, Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle said of the 24-year-old Cole.
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Kang’s importance is two-fold. He underwent surgery May 29, and he is out until at least late August. The power and run production Kang produced in the Korea Baseball Organization has not yet translated to the majors. There are no guarantees in any game and I certainly don’t take the Pirates for granted. Pirates’ cleanup hitters entered with a combined.
Good: The Marlins. Despite losing All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon to injury, the Marlins put up 14 runs against the Reds on Saturday.
Burnett, while not as effective as Lackey, kept the Pirates in the game going 6 1/3 innings while allowing 3 runs on 6 hits.
As Burnett rounded first, he pointed to the PNC Park luxury suite where his 11-year-old son – who has been begging him to hit a home run – was sitting. It was Alvarez’s 13th RBI since June 23.
“This was a wild one, for sure”, Lackey said.
In his last six starts, the right-hander is 4-1 with a 1.69 ERA. “I know we’ve got a whole bunch of guys with sore thumbs (from voting)”.
Walker has been on record saying he must do more. The Cardinals have recalled pitchers Sam Tuivailala and Nick Greenwood.
Center fielder Andrew McCutchen went 1-for-4, extending his career-best hitting streak to 17 games. The ball hung in the air so long Walker was well around first base before he pumped his fist.
It was McCutchen’s 12th home run of the season and fifth career walk-off shot.
After Neil Walker had singled in the home half of the 14th, it was time for Andrew McCutchen to seize the victory.
Walker anticipated a fastball from Lynn.
“I wish him good luck”, Cueto said.
Mercer doubled home the game’s first run in the first inning.
Siegrist fanned Starling Marte but Kang singled to right.
“I can’t remember a time where I’ve seen him pitch like that”, Phillies interim manager Pete Mackanin said of trade rumours affecting Cole Hamel’s performance, via CSN Philly.
The way they were struggling, that is a real surprise. “But that’s not the case.”.
Lance Lynn was tagged for five runs over four innings in a loss to the Pirates on Friday. t was his shortest start of the season.
John Lackey held the Pirates offense pretty well in check, striking out five and walking two, allowing the one run on five hits in 6 2-3 innings. Carpenter drew a leadoff walk off of Vance Worley, and stole second base.
Cutch was rendered a non-factor in the 11th, intentionally walked before Guerra grounded into a force out to end the inning. “You can’t do that against any team, especially a good team like the Pirates because they’re a great fastball-hitting team”. Carpenter went to third on Peralta’s fly to deep right.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Yangervis Solarte’s two-run homer capped a three-run ninth inning as San Diego rallied past Texas.
“When I’m hanging out with my mom, all that other stuff doesn’t really matter”, he said.
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