The Braves said an equipment malfunction was the source of confusion in the top of the third last night when an emergency alarm sounded in the ballpark and a message stated the building was being evacuated. Umpires did not stop play, and the game continued.
Matt Adams singled in the ninth inning to lift the Braves past the Pirates 6-5. The game was delayed by rain, for three hours, in the top of the seventh inning. Game three of the four-game series is tonight. Trevor Williams faces Julio Teheran. Join the OVSN at 7:10 for the pregame.
Edwin Encarnacion homered twice as the Cleveland Indians beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-7.
Scott Feldman stuck out nine and Scott Schebler homered to lead the Reds past the Indians 5-1.
Matt Adams homered and Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits as the Braves topped the Pirates 5-2. Bucs and Braves again tonight. (2-3) Tyler Glasnow faces (3-3) R.A. Dicky. Join the OVSN at 7:10 for the pregame.
Javier Baez hit a grand slam, Kris Bryant homered as the Cubs beat the Reds 9-5 to complete a three-game sweep of Cincinnati.
Adam Frazier drove in a career-high four runs, Josh Bell and John Jaso homered and the Pirates took two of three from the Nationals with a 10-4 win yesterday afternoon. The Bucs start a weekend set with Philadelphia tonight at 7:05. (2-2) Trevor Williams faces (4-1) Jeremy Hillickson. Join the OVSN at 6:40 for the pregame.
A South Korean court upheld a suspended prison sentence for Pirates’ infielder Jung Ho Kang over a drunken driving conviction, a ruling that may complicate his plans to rejoin the Pirates this season. The court said the suspended prison term was “rational” because there wasn’t much room for leniency. Kang was previously fined on drunk driving related charges in 2009 and 2011.
Pirates’ outfielder Gregory Polanco was placed on the 10-day disabled list because of a hamstring injury. Outfielder Danny Ortiz was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to fill the open roster spot.
Pirates’ pitcher Jameson Taillon tested positive for testicular cancer. The 25-year-old discovered an abnormality after going on the disabled list May 6. He had tissue surgically removed and tested May 8.