Some things continued in this game. Kevin Correia continued to pitch well. The Pirates continued to have success on the road. The offense continued to struggle.
Correia chucked it for 7-1/3 innings and gave up no runs. The Pirates picked up their 14th road win on the year. The offense managed just seven hits, but took advantage of two Chicago errors and six walks to push across four runs.
After wasting a pair of hits in the first, the Pirates put two on the board in the second thanks to some faulty defense. Chris Snyder drew a lead off walk from starter Doug Davis. Lyle Overbay singled. Ronny Cedeno's sac bunt was misplayed by Davis, loading the bases. Correia smacked a grounder to Aramis Ramirez and he bobbled it. Everyone was safe, with Snyder scoring on the play. After Jose Tabata whiffed, Steve Pearce lofted a sac fly to make it 2-0.
It was quiet until the fourth until two walks and a hit batter from Davis loaded the bases. He wal...
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.