3 Takeaways From Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Game Sweep Of The Reds
Over the weekend the Pittsburgh Pirates swept a four-game series against the Cincinnati Reds. What were the key takeaways from this series?
The Pittsburgh Pirates have now played the first three series of the 2019 season. In these series, all of which have come against NL Central foes, the team owns a 1-1-1 record. This puts their overall record on the season at 5-3.
Two of the three series that the Pirates have played this season were against the Cincinnati Reds. After splitting a rain shortened two-game series in Cincinnati to start the season, the Pirates put together their best series of the young season in the second go round against the Reds.
This four-game series saw a little bit of everything. MLB debuts, tempers boiling over causing benches to clear, extra innings, comeback victories, great pitching, stellar defense, and more. The series also saw the Pirates capturing their first series sweep of the season. Now that the series is in the rear view mirror, we can look back on it and find what the key takeaways from the Bucco sweep are.