Ever see a rosin bag explode on a Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher? Now you have. That’s A.J. Burnett trying to get some powder on his hands during today’s opener against the Cubs when the rosin bag explodes on him.
Burnett finished his day after 5 2/3, giving up three earned and striking out 10 Cubs in the 3-1 loss.
As for Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija, he went 8 scoreless and struck out 9.