J.A. Happ allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates made quick work of the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Pedro Florimon tripled home Francisco Cervelli with two outs in the bottom of the 15th to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-8 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Jeremy Hellickson was under the weather, though still good enough to end his road woes.
Gerrit Cole pitched into the eighth inning for his third win this season, and Josh Harrison and Neil Walker each drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Friday night.
The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder Andrew McCutchen is suffering from a fractured rib and will not be placed on the disabled list right away.
After watching Andrew McCutchen take a fastball right off his spine Saturday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks, there was a certain level of outrage among his teammates.
Andrew McCutchen drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the eighth inning, then was hit by a pitch in the ninth Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3.
The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t just rally, they routed the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Starling Marte hit a two-run double to tie the game with one out in the ninth inning and then scored on pinch-hitter Ike Davis’ single two batters later as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
The Pirates resigned shortstop Clint Barmes this offseason to backup Jordy Mercer, but that may not be the extent of the shortstop moves they make before the start of the season.
The Pirates’ six game road trip didn’t turn out so well, but does that put a damper on Bucco fans’ enthusiasm?