What These Pirates Did In Houston Was Very Impressive

The PG's Jason Mackey joins the Cook and Joe Show

Joe Kapp
June 28, 2019 - 12:48 pm

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PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - The Pirates were the first team to win a series in Houston all year and now it's off to Milwaukee where Post-Gazette Pirates Beat Writer Jason Mackey joined The Cook and Joe Show.

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He admits he was surprised with what he saw in Houston

"I thought they were going to come here and get their clocks cleaned....I was wrong," Mackey said. "I was very impressed with what they did down here." 

What they did was to be the first team to take a series from the Astros at Minute Maid park all season at outscoring them 24-2 in the final two games of the series.]

The Pirates now find themselves back in the race as they head to Milwaukee to face the division rival Brewers as trade rumors continue to swirl around the team but Mackey says pump the brakes on that for now

"I would be doing nothing right now, " Mackey said. "I would wanting to see what this ball club tells you in the next two weeks."

You can her the full interview to listen to what the Pirates should do before the deadline and how this offense can keep it going and Mackey's two biggest question marks as to what happens to this team down the stretch. 

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