Wednesday night in Pittsburgh marked the third time in the last fourgames that the starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers surrendered double-digit runs. The last time that happened feat was “accomplished” in Major League Baseball was when the St. Louis Browns did it in 1937.
Randy Wolf gave up 12-runs on 13-hits in 5 2/3 innings as the Pirates pounded Milwaukee 15-3 in Pittsburgh. Wolf entered the game with quality starts in 5 of his last 7 games. Things just didn’t go his way Wednesday:
Pittsburgh’s offense was on fire once again as 7 of their 8 position players put fourth multiple hit efforts. Brewer manager Ken Macha gives credit where credit is due:
Good news for the Brewers as Yovnai Gallardo is set to come off the disabled list tonight to start in the series finale. Gallardo has been on the shelf for a couple of weeks with a mild oblique-strain. He takes on Pittsburgh’s Ross Ohlendorf. 6:05 is the first pitch from PNC Park.