PITTSBURGH — Pirates reliever Edgar Santana pitched for multiple innings for the first time in his MLB career on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies.
Santana went back out for a second frame after a 1-2-3 sixth inning that took just nine pitches. The seventh inning wasn’t nearly as kind to Santana, as he gave up a double, a fly out, a walk and a single before being lifted for Daniel Hudson with one out.
Multi-inning outings are still something relatively new to Santana. This season with Triple-A Indianapolis, he threw three innings once and more than one inning another nine times. Santana said he’s still working through the physical parts of getting his arm ready for a second inning.
“I’m still learning about that,” he said. “In my career, I always was a guy that was always one...
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