The Rockies (20-22) tied their streak with the Pirates (17-25) at PNC Park on Tuesday night, earning a 2-1 victory in 10 innings after tying the game in the eighth. Teams will decide the series Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh.
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Date of the game: May 25, 2022
Game time: 12:30 p.m. ET
TV: ATT SportsNet Rocky Mountain Alt 1 (Idaho-Montana)
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Cal Mitchell, called up earlier in the day from the Indianapolis Triple-A, scored a single in the first inning of the game with his first major league hit in the fifth inning to give Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead . Ryan McMahon tied the game for Colorado with an RBI single in the eighth.
In the top of the 10th, Connor Joe chose the middle to put the Rockies in the lead. Daniel Bard, the 36-year-old reliever who was out of the majors for six years from 2014 to 2019, worked the final two innings to claim the win.
On Wednesday, Colorado will recall right-hander Ryan Feltner from Triple-A Albuquerque to start the series finale. He took the loss in his only other appearance with the Rockies this season. On April 27, he started and allowed four runs on seven hits in five innings at Philadelphia, striking out seven.
The Pirates will give the ball to right-hander Zach Thompson. In eight appearances, including seven starts, he is 2-4 with a 4.88 ERA and 1.468 WHIP in 31.1 innings. He was marked in the loss to the Cardinals on Friday when he allowed just one run on five hits in five innings.
In his last three starts, Thompson has a 0.56 ERA in 16 innings, allowing just eight hits and one run.
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