The Pittsburgh Pirates won last night, at home, against the New York Mets 8-4. Starling Marte, lead the way for the Pirates with two hits and three RBI’s. Pirates’, Melky Cabrera, had two RBI’s also. Trevor Williams, for the Pirates got the win, giving up three earned runs over six innings pitched. Steven Matz, for the Mets took the loss, giving up six runs, five of them earned over three and two-thirds innings pitched. Pirates and Mets are back in action tonight. Catch the game starting with the pre-game show at 6:40 P.M. on WISR 680am. First pitch is set for 7:05 P.M. Tonight’s starters are Chris Archer (3-8, 5.88 ERA) for the Pirates and newly acquired Marcus Stroman (6-11, 2.96 ERA) for the Mets. Stroman, was acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays, by the Mets in a trade earlier this week.
The Nascar Monster Energy Cup Series will race at the road course at Watkins Glen Sunday. Hear the race on WBUT 1050am and at wbut.com, beginning at 2 pm. Chase Elliott is the defending race winner.
The Pittsburgh Steelers start pre-season action this coming Friday night, August 9, when they will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Heinz field. Catch the game starting with the pre-game show beginning at 5:30 P.M. on WISR 680am. Kick-off is set for 7:30 P.M.