Russell Martin led the late comeback with a double and a homer. Photo credit: David Hague
The Pirates have had a small trend this year with late inning comebacks. They've struggled against starting pitchers, but have managed comebacks against opponents bullpens. That appeared once again in the seventh inning of Saturday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Pirates were riding a good start by A.J. Burnett, who went six innings, allowing two runs on five hits. Burnett struck out six and walked three. The only problem was the offense wasn't there. Prior to the seventh inning, the Pirates had six singles on the night, with four of those coming with two outs, and one being erased by a double play. There was only one inning where the Pirates managed more than one hit. Cardinals star...
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