McPherson and Wilson Shine in Debuts
by Tim Williams
After yesterday's 19-inning game depleted the bullpen, and made Wandy Rodriguez unavailable for today's start, the Pittsburgh Pirates opted to make a few roster moves to bring up some help from Indianapolis. The Pirates called up left-hander Justin Wilson and right-hander Kyle McPherson, and both made their Major League debuts tonight.
Neither player started, with Kevin Correia getting the nod there, despite throwing two innings yesterday. Correia gave up three runs, two earned, on seven hits in 4.1 innings. Two of the runs came in the first, followed by one in the second. He was replaced by Tony Watson in the fifth inning, who stranded two runners by getting the final two outs of the inning.
Then it was time for McPherson and ...
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