Connect with us


Pirates Takeaways: Can The Late Rally Attempt Provide A Spark For The Offense? (+)



Kevin Newman, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cal Mitchell

PITTSBURGH — In what has been a reoccurring theme for the Pittsburgh Pirates, the offense struggled to produce much of anything. That was until the ninth inning.

Facing an 8-2 deficit heading into the final frame, the Pirates rallied to score five runs, but came up short as the Phillies held on to defeat the Pirates 8-7.

It took until the seventh inning for the Pirates to find the scoreboard, when Cal Mitchell blasted a two-run shot into right-center field as part of a three-hit night.

This content is for PBN+ subscribers only. Join us and get access to our entire network for only $4.49 per month, or get a yearly subscription for just $39.99!
Join us!

Welcome to your new home for Pittsburgh Pirates breaking news, analysis and opinion from John Perrotto, Cody Potanko, Danny Demilio and the Pirates Now crew. Subscribe for insider content and an ad-free browsing experience. Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

PBN Podcast

PBN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to get all of our posts sent directly to your inbox.

PBN on Facebook

Copyright © 2021 Pittsburgh Baseball Network and Pittsburgh Sports Now. All rights reserved. In no way endorsed by the Pittsburgh Pirates or Major League Baseball.

Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER (PA/IL) or 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN only) or 1-800-BETS-OFF (IA only) or 1-800-522-4700 (CO Only) or TN REDLINE: 800-889-9789.

Be the first to know...

Sign up and get all of our articles sent straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.