The Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game series sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates following a 12-0 victory last night. The Brewers outscored the Bucs 28-3 in the sweep. Chad Kuhl allowed three earned runs in 5-1/3rd innings, but the Pirate bullpen allowed nine more runs to Milwaukee. The game ended with first baseman John Nogowski pitching the ninth inning. He gave up three runs on five hits. The Bucs managed just three hits in the game, none of which went for extra bases.
The Pirates open a three-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies beginning at 7:05pm tonight. The series will see the return of former Pirate outfielder Andrew McCutchen. Hear tonight’s game beginning at 6:40pm on WISR 680am.
(Saturday’s game also has a 7:05pm start. WISR airtime is 6:40pm. Sunday’s game begins at 1:05pm. WISR pre-game begins following the Noon News with the Ben Cherington Show).
Pirate first baseman Colin Moran began a rehab assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis Thursday. Moran suffered a broken wrist when he was hit by a pitch in June.
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