Overbay contributed three hits.
I like it when regional teams travel well and help fill the stadium. Philadelphia fans came out strongly and helped put nearly 40,000 people in PNC park. But it was the Pirate fans who went home happy.
Charlie Morton was once again effective and picked up sixth win on the year. The offense supported him with scores in four different innings to win 6-3.
Morton gave up hits to the first two hitters - Jimmy Rollins and Placido Polanco - to put runners on first and third with one out. Chase Ultey whiffed. A grounder from Ryan Howard scored Rollins. Shane Victorino flied out to end the threat.
The Pirates jumped into the lead immediately off of Kyle Kendrick (who wasn't featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated before the year began). Kendrick was c...
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