Game: Astros (12-31) at Pirates (25-18)
Time: 1:35 p.m.
Site: PNC Park
TV, radio: Root Sports, KDKA-FM 93.7
Weather: 75 and mostly cloudy
Life has been tough for Lucas Harrell...
Goaltender Brad Thiessen made 30 saves and led
the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 4-0
home win against the Providence Bruins in Game 5...
There was no way Mark Melancon's strand rate
was going to remain 100 percent.
He had put 15 batters on base in 21 innings prior to Saturday
and left them all there (the only run he allowed was a home run).
(31-13) beat Pawtucket, 6-3. LHP Kris Johnson
(4-3, 3.80) was the winner, giving up 3 runs and 4 hits in 6
Matt Dominguez’s ground ball in the 11th inning
wasn’t hit very hard, but it was all the Houston Astros needed.
Dominguez scored Jason Castro from third and sent the Pirates to
a 4-2 loss at PNC Park Saturday...
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