Pittsburgh Pirates Bounce Back to Win Series vs Dodgers

May 11, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher David Bednar (51) and catcher Andrew Knapp (31) shake hands after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park. Pittsburgh won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
May 11, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher David Bednar (51) and catcher Andrew Knapp (31) shake hands after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park. Pittsburgh won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports /
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PITTSBURGH, PA – MAY 11: Jack Suwinski #65 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 during the game at PNC Park on May 11, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA – MAY 11: Jack Suwinski #65 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 during the game at PNC Park on May 11, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) /

After dropping two of three to the Cincinnati Reds who were off to a historically poor start, the Pittsburgh Pirates rebounded to take two of three from the Los Angeles Dodgers who are arguably the best team in baseball

The sport of baseball is a weird one. Over the weekend the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped two of three games at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. This was against a Reds team that was off to one of the worst starts in MLB history.

Well, after dropping two of three against the Reds the Pirates bounced back in a big way. The Pittsburgh Pirates took two of three from the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are arguably the most talented and best team in baseball.

With this series victory the Pirates are now 3-5-2 in their 10 series played this season. This puts the team at 13-17 overall on the season, which is better than most people would have predicted for the team through the first 30 games of he season.

It is now time to breakdown the team’s series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. What went right for the Pirates in their series victory? It’s time to break all of it down here at Rum Bunter. Let’s get into it.

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