Andrew McCutchen capped a Pittsburgh rally with a single off the wall in center with two outs in the ninth to lift the Pirates to a 5-4 victory on Sunday, their second walkoff win against the Phillies in less than 24 hours.
I was in Pittsburgh yesterday for the Phillies opener in front of a record crowd at PNC Park. It was a record crowd in large part thanks to Phillies fans who made the trip.
The Phillies may have opened their season on the road on Thursday, but in many respects they should’ve felt right at home in Pittsburgh.
After the way last season ended, with Ryan Howard in a crumpled heap in the Division Series, Phillies fans have been eagerly awaiting 2012.
Trailing 5-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh and having been silenced by Joe Blanton the previous five innings, the Pirates posted a six-spot off of Blanton, Jose Contreras and Mike Zagurski to flip a […]