Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night.
After a week of pedestrian run totals, the Pittsburgh Pirates used an early offensive explosion to put themselves into position to win a fourth straight series.
Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in four runs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
The Miami Marlins have not escaped their recent scoring woes.
The Miami Marlins are hoping that their bats wake up as they begin a series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
It seems that with the Miami Marlins no matter what may change from one game to another, the end results are staying the same.
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins are two teams going in very opposite directions right now.
One of the biggest reasons for the Miami Marlins’ recent struggles is their starting pitching.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his 13th homer, drove in the Marlins only two and made a highlight-reel catch against the wall in right field. Yet, none of that made a difference as Miami lost 4-2 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Memorial Day Monday.
The Miami Marlins finally got their new manager a couple of wins over the weekend but they’ll face a tough challenge on Monday night.