After splitting Wednesday’s double header in Detroit, the Pirates had the chance to take the Series on Thursday before heading off to Minnesota as the AL Central Tour continues.
The Buccos and Tigers getting together for the Rubber Match and a little afternoon baseball on Thursday. The Pirates took an early 2-0 lead. The Tigers rally in the second. Aquil Badoo with the RBI triple as Bryan Reynolds can’t make the play.
In the fifth it’s 2-1 Bucs. Jacoby Jones takes Mitch Keller up and out and we are tied.
To the Seventh, Jones robs Todd Frazier of extra bases. The Toddfather cant believe it. Jose Urena appreciates it.
In the 8th, Colin Moran with a few ducks on the pond beats the shift and puts the Pirates up 3-2.
Erik Gonzalez would tack on another RBI and the Pirates get another save from Richard Rodriguez, Winning 4-2.