2:13 PM EDT, Wed August 15, 2018
The Denver Post Aug 7, 2018
Pirates rout Rockies with two big innings, spoiling Chad Bettis’ return to the rotation

Pirates rout Rockies with two big innings, spoiling Chad Bettis’ return to the rotation

Bettis came undone in the fourth as Josh Harrison started the bleeding off with a sacrifice fly to make it 2-0, then Jordy Mercer hit a three-run blast 443 feet to center field to make it a 5-0 Pittsburgh advantage.

Analysis: Trading Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer might make the Pirates better — right now

Many fans wouldn’t appreciate it, but the Pirates’ starting middle infielders haven’t produced this season.

Josh Harrison exits Pirates game

Josh Harrison left Sunday’s Pirates game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Josh Harrison Photos

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