Morton had a great outing in his 2011 debut, allowing one run in six innings.
79 wins and counting to reach a season above .500 for the first time since before I even began dating my wife of 16 years. I don't blame her for the dry spell. Though sometimes I wonder in secret.
Kyle Lohse entered the game with a 5-1 career mark against the Pirates. He was in control through five, having allowed just two hits and one runner to second base. But the sixth inning saw Pittsburgh collect three of their eight hits and their lone walk to push across all four of their runs.
Ronny Cedeno led off with a single. Starting pitcher Charlie Morton sacrificed him over. Jose Tabata walked in front of a two run double from Neil Walker. Andrew McCutchen followed with a two run tater to right. That was all the scoring the Pirates got and thankfully all they needed.
Morton was effectively wild. He gave up two singles and a double to go along with five walks in six innings. St. Louis got to him for a...
Randy is currently living and thriving in suburban Dayton, OH with his wife and two kids. He was raised in Cincinnati, OH and attended Anderson High School. He went to Miami University (Ohio) and received a degree in Paper Science Engineering from MU. He is a devout Christian and a pop culture buff. He coaches his son’s baseball and basketball teams and his daughters softball and basketball teams. Randy has been a Pirates fan since the late 1970s and has fond memories of the 1979 World Series team. He began blogging for Most Valuable Network in 5/2004 after stumbling across a help-wanted sign for a Pirates blogger. He wrote for Pittsburgh Lumber Co. until the site merged with Pirates Prospects in 2/2011.