Gerrit Cole allowed three hits over six innings, Andrew McCutchen had a two-run triple and the Pittsburgh Pirates posted an 8-1 victory Wednesday night, salvaging the finale of the three-game series and snapping the Chicago Cubs’ four-game winning streak.
Dexter Fowler had three hits and two RBIs, Travis Wood tossed seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs won their fourth straight game Tuesday night with a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Kris Bryant drove in two runs, Jason Hammel threw eight scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Pittsburgh 4-0 Monday night, ending the Pirates’ five-game winning streak.
Gregory Polanco got three hits, including a go-ahead single in the seventh inning off Cubs reliever Phil Coke to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 win over Chicago on Thursday.
Gregory Polanco hit his first home run of the season and Vance Worley got through 5 2-3 shaky innings for his second straight win as the Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Starlin Castro went 3 for 5 with 4 RBIs, including a game-tying two-run single in the ninth, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 9-8 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.
A woman has been released from the hospital after being struck in the head by a foul ball during Monday night’s Pirates game at PNC Park.
Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A fan watching the Pirates game Monday night in the stands of PNC Park was injured when she was struck in the head by a foul ball.
It doesn’t take much to explain to someone just how good Kris Bryant is. One look at his 2014 Minor League numbers will drop jaws. And then there’s this unbelievable spring training where he hit a Major League-leading nine home runs in 14 spring games.
Forbes is out with its annual Major League Baseball franchise values, and the Pirates appear to be in the middle of the pack.
Russell Martin’s management team has confirmed to KDKA-TV that they have officially rejected the Pirates’ $15.3 million qualifying offer.
Reports earlier this week hinted that the Chicago Cubs had serious interest in free agent catcher Russell Martin, and now word has surfaced that the Cubs have already met with Martin and are pulling out all the stops in courting him.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the Pirates’ qualifying offers to Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano and which teams will be suitors for Martin’s services.