There is a reason why the roster consists of 25 men, and why it takes everyone to pull out a win. The Pittsburgh Pirates proved that to be true on Friday night in Houston.
The Pirates tied the game up at four in the seventh inning with a pinch-hit sac fly from Josh Harrison. After that the club lost their lead after Jared Hughes -- who had a 9.0 inning scoreless streak when he took the mound, while leading rookies in ERA -- gave up the go-ahead run after a leadoff triple and a one-out single.
Both teams put up zeros in the eighth inning and the Pirates headed to the top of the ninth trailing by one. Michael McKenry connected for a one-out single and was followed by back-to-back pinch hit walks from Drew Sutton and Casey McGehee. Rookie Starling Marte, who had an impressive Major Leag...
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