Pirates Fall 9-1 To Cincinnati, Reds Player Reportedly Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Pirates Fall 9-1 To Cincinnati, Reds Player Reportedly Tests Positive For Coronavirus

PITTSBURGH (AP/KDKA) — Jesse Winker had his first career two homer game and Sonny Gray continued his torrid strikeout pace as the Cincinnati Reds broke open a close contest with five runs in the last two innings for an 8-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Nick Castellanos added a three-run homer off Chris Stratton to cap Cincinnati’s four-run seventh.


Gray struck out 10, raising his season total to 45, a franchise record for a pitcher’s first five appearances.


Luis Castillo set the previous mark of 41 in 2019.


According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, a member of the Reds has tested positive for Coronavirus.


The Pirates and Reds are set to face off in the third game of their series on Saturday at 6:10 p.m.


The status of that game is now up in the air.


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