Nats Clinch NL East, Beat Pirates 6-1 Behind Lopez, DrewThe Washington Nationals clinched their third National League East title in five years, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1.
Stallings' Pinch Single In 11th Lifts Pirates Over Nats 6-5Fan cheered when Mark Melancon came on to start the bottom of the ninth inning to try to protect a one-run lead for the Washington Nationals. The cheers got louder when the Pittsburgh Pirates' former closer blew his first save with his new team.
Brewers Trip Up Pirates With 3-1 WinThe Milwaukee Brewers avoided another sweep at Miller Park by the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 3-1 win Thursday night.
Pirates Beat Brewers 4-1 For Sixth Straight Win At Miller ParkSean Rodriguez hit a home run and a two-run single, Andrew McCutchen went deep, rookie Chad Kuhl pitched six strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Pirates Preserve Playoff Chances With 6-3 Win Over BrewersAndrew McCutchen, Jody Mercer and Josh Bell each drove in two runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates preserved their faint playoff hopes alive with a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
Votto Homers, Barnhart Plates 4 In Reds 7-4 Win Over PiratesThe Cincinnati Reds snapped the Pittsburgh Pirates' four-game winning streak with a 7-4 victory on Sunday.
Reds Get Swept In Doubleheader, Eliminated By PiratesThe Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-4 Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.
Mercer, Freese Lead Pirates Past Reds, 9-7 In 10 InningsJordy Mercer had an RBI single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, David Freese added a two-run single, and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame some shaky defense to preserve their chances in the NL wild-card race with a 9-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
McCutchen Hits 2 Of Pirates' 5 Homers In 15-2 Win Over PhilliesAndrew McCutchen hit two solo homers, Chad Kuhl pitched six effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 15-2 Thursday night.
Galvis Hits 19th Homer To Lead Phillies Past Pirates 6-2Freddy Galvis continued his home run surge, hitting his 19th of the season to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
Dunlap: Pirates Need To Make Honest Effort With NovaColin Dunlap believes the Pirates might have to overpay --- and in a way take a decent sized risk --- on Ivan Nova.
Neal Huntington: Rest Is Best For Cole; Pirates Want To Keep NovaGerrit Cole's elbow issues have raised a lot of red flags, but Neal Huntington said that, as it stands now, he won't need surgery.