‘Give him an inhaler!’: Pirates joke after Stallings hits first career triple

PITTSBURGH — A running joke in the Pirates’ clubhouse this year is who would win in a foot race, Colin Moran or Jacob Stallings.

On Saturday, Stallings became the first of the duo to triple this season, doing so in the sixth inning of the Pirates’ 4-0 win over the Rockies in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader at PNC Park.

Stallings barreled a fly ball to center, and after center fielder Yonathan Daza failed to catch up with it, his momentum carried him into left-center and out of the play. By the time the Rockies got the ball back into the infield, Stallings was close to third and was able to slide in safely:

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