Reports that Kevin Hart would start Saturday against the Astros were premature. Hart started and pitched five innings tonight for Triple-A Indianapolis, taking him out of the mix for tomorrow.
See, the sun did come up today. Many of you probably saw it on your way home from Mellon Arena in the wee hours.
Outstanding at-bats by Lastings Milledge and Garrett Jones produced a walk and a single in the ninth inning. That boosted the Pirates past the Reds, 5-4, for their second straight walk-off victory.
The Pirates had two runners thrown out at second base in the first inning of their 4-3 victory against the Reds. Manager John Russell said one play was excusable, the other was a teaching moment.
The tarp is out at PNC Park, but the Pirates hope to get enough of a fair-weather window tonight to play the game against the Reds.