The Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23) failed to take the series in game two against the Texas Rangers (30-18) Tuesday night, in a 6-1 loss, Despite Rich Hill striking out a season-high nine batters.
The Pirates were in the game up until the sixth inning, where Hill ran into some trouble and made the Pirates’ deficit even larger after giving up a two-run single to Josh Jung, making it 4-1 at the time.
Jose Hernandez then came in and allowed another run by committing the Pirates’ second balk of the evening. On top of all of that, the Pirates managed just four runners in scoring position and went 0-4.
First pitch at PNC Park is scheduled for 12:35 p.m.
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