A few post-Opening Day observations

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The Pirates didn’t get off to the start they hoped for on Thursday dropping a 5-3 loss on the road to the Reds. Jose Iglesias opened the game’s scoring with a double to bring home Jose Peraza in the second inning. It would take the Pirates until the 6th inning to get on the board when a Jung Ho Kang single brought in Josh Bell and Francisco Cervelli, thanks to some very aggressive base coaching by Joey Cora. However, the Reds would hit a pair of home runs in the bottom of the 7th to take a 5-2 lead and ultimately end the game. The Pirates were able to tack on one more run in the 8th and threatened with the bases loaded in the 9th, but it wouldn’t be enough. For more Bucco Booth content head over to http://baseballpodcastnet.com Be sure to follow our hosts on Instagram Benson - @bucsdugout Jared - @pirates.strong Follow the Baseball Podcast Network on all social media platforms Instagram - @baseballpodcastnet Twitter - @baseballpodcas1 YouTube - Baseball Podcast Network SoundCloud - Baseball Podcast Network

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