Milwaukee always seems to have luck on its side when the Brewers play Pittsburgh. Not on Tuesday.
Andrew McCutchen's solo home run in the 12th inning gave the Pirates two wins in their last three games against the Brewers. Photo Credit: David Hague
Andrew McCutchen hit a solo home run off Mike Fiers in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Pirates a come-from-behind 4-3 win against Milwaukee at PNC Park.
McCutchen had previously hit two balls that appeared to be possible home runs earlier in the game, but both ended as long outs on the warning track. When what proved to be the winning strike left his bat in the 12th, even the Pirates all-everything center fielder was not sure if it was gone.
"It's like they got a horseshoe up their butt every time we play them," he said. "T...
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