Pirates Beat Tigers 6-2 To Win 4th Straight Game

May 24, 2011

Pirates Beat Tigers 6-2 To Win 4th Straight Game
It is a statistical fact that when the Pirates sellout PNC Park, or even come close, they perform better on the field. Whether there’s a correlation between the two, or if it’s just a fluke, fans may never know; but it held up once again Saturday night as the Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2.
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Charlie Morton’s Transformation into Ground Ball Machine
One of the better kept secrets in the NL Central has been the transformation of Charlie Morton, the Pittsburgh Pirates starter who recorded the worst record and ERA among qualified starting pitchers in 2010 (2-12 7.57). However, Morton did not pitch as terribly as those numbers indicate. A .353 BABIP, 53.2 percent strand rate and a 18.2 percent HR/FB all negatively affected his ERA. Morton’s …
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Tigers Start Interleague Play With Three Against Pittsburgh Pirates At PNC
Check out Bless You Boys for more Tigers analysis Detroit Tigers (22-21) at Pittsburgh Pirates (20-23), 7:05 p.m. Probable Starting Pitchers: Detroit – Brad Penny (4-3, 4.11) Pittsburgh – Jeff Karstens (2-2, 3.62) (Sports Network) – Any thoughts of the Pittsburgh Pirates winning three in a row for the second time this month may have gone out the window with interleague play set to begin this …
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Pittsburgh Pirates cool down Cincinnati Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) — James McDonald pitched into the seventh inning Thursday and Neil Walker doubled home a pair of runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory and a two-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds.
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