Sept 10: Pirates vs Reds
Friday’s Pitching Matchup:
Paul Maholm 7-14, 5.43 ERA
Homer Bailey 3-3, 5.00 ERA
Maholm gave up five runs in the fourth inning against the nationals on 9/4, making it the ninth time in his last 15 starts to allow an opponent to score at least four runs in a single inning. Maholm is 6-4 with a 3.81 ERA career against the Reds.
Bailey lost his last start against the Cardinals pitching six innigs, four runs on five hits, walked one and struck out four. In Bailey’s last three starts, 17.1 innings pitched, he is 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA. But against the Pirates he is dominant; 5-0 with a 1.57 ERA.
News and Notes:
- Aki Iwamura and Erik Kratz both cleared waivers on Friday.The Pirates released Iwamura and Kratz was outrighted to Triple-A Indy.