June 15, 2024

Four run fifth inning propels Pirates past Colorado


Denver, Co. (westernkansasnews.com)–Colorado left the bases loaded with the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth, as the Pittsburgh Pirates get the win 6-2 Tuesday. The Rockies had leads of 1-0 and 2-1, but a four-run fifth inning would be the story of the night. Starter Christian Friedrich gave up five runs in less than five innings pitched. The rubber game of the three game series is this afternoon at 2:10 central time at Coors Field. Jeremy Guthrie gets the start for the Rockies, while the Pirates will start James McDonald.

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