DENVER (AP) — Ka’ai Tom singled to right leading off the ninth inning, for the first hit by the Pittsburgh Pirates against the Colorado Rockies' Germán Márquez on Tuesday night.
Only two runners had reached for the Prates before then: Jacob Stallings was hit in the left ribs by a knuckle-curve with a 1-2 count and one out in the second inning, and Phillip Evans checked his swing and walked on a 3-2 slider that went low and outside with one out in the fifth.
DETROIT (AP) — Phillip Evans reached his glove above the fence in left field, and the ball bounced off it and back into the field of play.
Not a catch — but not a home run either.
“Maybe the play of the game,” Pittsburgh manager Derek Shelton said.