Welcome back, Jung Ho Kang.
Playing in his first game since suffering a knee injury last September, Kang homered twice and Francisco Liriano continued his dominance at Busch Stadium as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Friday night.
"I was a bit anxious and excited," Kang said through an interpreter. "The game happened and it's a relief for me."
Kang, who was activated from the disabled list before the game, ripped the first pitch he saw from Tyler Lyons into the right field bullpen for a two-run homer to give the Pirates a 3-0 lead in the sixth. Kang followed with a 427-foot homer into the upper deck in left in the...