Analysis

Game #85 vs. Milwaukee

Game #85 vs. Milwaukee

PNC Park | 12:35 | Gorzelanny vs. Ben Sheets | Box

Don't look now, but the Pirates are playing major-league baseball.
All along they've been playing in Major League Baseball, but the quality hasn't necessarily been there. They'd pitch but not hit, or hit but not pitch, or hit and pitch but not field. Over the first three months of the season, rarely did the Pirates put together a complete effort.
It looks as if we've turned a corner, though, as the Bucs took three straight from the division leader and have won seven of their last 10. I don't have dreams of October just yet, but I could get used to this winning. First .500, then the world.
Tom Gorzelanny threw seven strong innings, Adam LaRoche and Ryan Doumit hit home runs and Matt Capps earned his ninth save. Good pitching and time...

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