Pirates 10 – Tigers 1: Bucs pull within two games of .500 behind Walker’s career night

 

Pittsburgh 10 – Detroit 1 W: Jeff Karstens (3-2) L: Brad Penny (4-4) Post-Game Wrapup: Neil Walker homered and drove in a career high 5 RBI’s, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates (21-23) to a 10-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers (22-22) on Friday night at PNC Park. The Pirates pulled within two games of .500 with the victory, improving to 7-6 all-time against the Tigers in Pittsburgh. The Pirates broken open the game with a 6-run sixth inning behind 2-run RBI’s from both Neil Walker and Garrett Jones. Jones was 2-for-4 in the game with 2 runs scored, a double and 2 RBI’s. In his last four games against Detroit, Jones is 8-for-14 with 2 home runs and 6 RBI’s. Walker later added a 3-run homer in the 8th inning, his 6th home of the season and has 29 RBI’s on the season, which ranks him in the top-10 in theRead More »