30 Players: Ohtani, Barreto Top List Of Best Prospects In AL WestThe Angels made a big splash this off-season adding a big, young talent to their team.
Carter, Astros Beat Pirates 14-2
Jim Colony: Houston Still Has A Problem Against Pittsburgh The Pirates snapped a six-game Grapefruit League losing streak with an 8-6 win over their former divisional rivals, the Houston Astros at frosty McKechnie Field.
Pirates' Slide Continues In 5-1 Loss To HoustonPITTSBURGH (AP) After watching his team collect just five hits and one run against a journeyman starter who hadn't won a big league game in more than four years, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle threw up his hands.
Pirates Beat Astros, 6-5 Drew Sutton scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to propel the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 win over the hapless Houston Astros on Friday night.
MLB Roundup: National League CentralWith two months of the season behind us, disparity in the NL Central has already set in: several teams sit well below .500, as the Reds sit atop the division.
Pirates Shut Down By Astros, 2-0The Pirates were shut out by the Houston Astros, 2-0 on Wednesday night. The Bucs drop to 62-74 as they recorded their third loss in as many nights.
Pirates Struggle Against Astros In 8-2 LossThe Pirates managed just four hits in their 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Dropping to 62-73, Pittsburgh struck out 11 times.
Pirates Blow Lead, Fall To Astros, 7-4Despite holding the lead through most of the game, the Pirates lost to the last-place Houston Astros, 7-4 on Monday night. Wandy Rodriguez and company held the Pirates to just five hits.
Pirates Fall Short Of Sweep, Lose 8-2 To AstrosThe Pirates started out strong, but a sixth inning meltdown by Charlie Morton contributed to the team’s 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros.
Karstens Leads Pirates To 5-1 Win Over AstrosJeff Karstens allowed one run in seven-plus innings, Brandon Wood homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their third consecutive game, 5-1 over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Paul Maholm FrustratedRegardless of what is being said, Pirates starter Paul Maholm's frustration point has to be at an all-time high. It's been a broken record, Maholm pitches well and his teammates don't produce any runs for him.