Pirates pitcher Roansy Contreras celebrates 1st MLB win after striking out a hero


The Pittsburgh Pirates kept coming back to the same description of Roansy Contreras after he earned his first major league win Thursday night against the Washington Nationals. The 22-year-old right-hander, ranked the Pirates’ top pitching prospect and No. 80 overall by Baseball America, had his own one-word answer — amazing — for the feeling of striking out five batters over three innings of relief in the 9-4 victory at PNC Park.