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.
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.
Gerrit Cole held the Nationals to three hits in seven innings as Pittsburgh topped Washington 6-1. Josh Bell hit a three-run homer for the Pirates. The two teams wrap up the series this afternoon at PNC Park. (1-3) Tyler Glasnow faces (3-1) Tanner Roark. Join the Ohio Valley Sports Network 94.9 FM at 12:10 for the pregame coverage.