Clint Barmes homered and drew a bases-loaded walk for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who completed a three-game sweep in an interleague matchup of wild-card leaders with a 7-5 victory over the slumping Texas Rangers on Wednesday.
Andrew McCutchen drove in three runs and the Rangers ninth-inning rally came up just short as the Pirates snapped Perez’ six-game winning streak with a 5-4 win on Tuesday.
He might be the Rangers fourth starter, but he’s pitching like the staff ace. Rookie LHP Martin Perez is looking for his seventh straight win as he takes on the Pirates Tuesday night in Arlington.
Pirates rookie starter Gerrit Cole shutout the Rangers for seven innings, erasing an impressive performance by Darvish, as Pittsburgh defeated Texas 1-0 in Arlington.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
With a little time, Starling Marte and the Pirates could make waves throughout baseball.
The Rangers got Wood on Thursday for either a player to be named or cash. Texas optioned Wood to Triple-A Round Rock.
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