The Pittsburgh Pirates made several roster moves on Monday.
The Cincinnati Reds likely envisioned themselves in the thick of a pennant race as the calendar turned to September. Yet, they’re five games under .500 after injuries wreaked havoc on one of baseball’s more talented rosters.
Neil Walker hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates made it hold up behind starter Vance Worley, beating the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory.
Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata’s tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
If you’re going to this weekend’s sporting events, be sure to expect some parking and traffic changes.
If you’re headed to the Pittsburgh Pirates game on Saturday, you will likely want to plan ahead.
Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday to close in the NL wild-card race.
Ike Davis didn’t complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base. Call it the byproduct of spending four-plus seasons with the New York Mets.
If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?
Matt Holliday’s two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have reportedly optioned Gregory Polanco back to Triple-A Indianapolis.
I like Ike – but not nearly as much as Pedro. Actually, it isn’t even close when measuring those gentlemen as baseball players.
Mike Fiers held Pittsburgh to two hits in seven innings for his fourth straight win since coming up from Triple-A, and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep at home by beating the Pirates 4-3 on Sunday.
Pedro Alvarez homered twice to break out of a 5-for-34 slump, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Saturday night.
Josh Harrison homered and drove in a career-high five runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 Friday night.