The Major League Baseball season kicked off Today as opening day saw a full slate of games across the league.
And for the Pittsburgh Pirates, they’ll have to wait a week before playing a home game.
The Bucs kicked off the season inside the friendly confines of Wrigley Field opening up a set with the Chicago Cubs.
Remember last season featured a 60 game season due to the pandemic.
This year we get a full schedule.
Top of the first inning runner on Ke-Bryant Hayes deep and gone to left field.
He got it off cubs starter Kyle Hendricks Pirates lead 2-0.
Bottom one Jock Pederson with the bases loaded.
It’s a sac fly to left off Chad Kuhl run scores 2-1.
Chad Kuhl got the ball for manager Derrick Shelton.
Strikes out Pederson swinging to end the third.
Kuhl went 3 innings struckout 2 and gave up 1 earned run.
Top of the 5th Jacob Stallings doubles to left.
Bucs tack on its now 4-2.
The Pirates go on to win, 5 to 3