ST. LOUIS (AP) — Clint Barmes, pinch-hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday night.
Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Karstens made his first start since mid-April Monday night and struggled, allowing seven runs in an 8-3 loss at Philadelphia.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates improved to 35-31 on the season with a 7-2 win against the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates’ bats remained hot Tuesday night, as they defeated the Minnesota Twins, 7-2.
Even as Kevin Correia struggled, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle stayed patient. It was just a year ago, after all, the right-hander was an All-Star. For a night, Correia provided a needed reminder, pitching 5 1-3 shutout innings to lead the Pirates to a 7-2 win over the reeling Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — Former Pirate Bill Mazeroski joined Dan Zangrilli on Pirates Preview on Sports Radio 93-7 The FAN Tuesday.
(93-7 The FAN) — Back-to-back doubles by Clint Barmes and Michael McKenry in the top of the 10th inning gave the Pirates enough to earn a 5-4 win Thursday night and take two of three games from NL Central leading Cincinnati.
Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Clint Barmes joins Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan. He reports that he’s feeling much better at the plate, and tells us how he took advantage of his days away from the lineup.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates will make a lot of moves this week, as they take part in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh scored twice in the fourth, twice in the seventh and score the game-winning run in the eighth to beat New York, 5-4.
Josh Harrison’s 12th-inning single drove in Clint Barmes and the Pittsburgh Pirates came back for a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates lost to Houston, 1-0, Friday night, managing just four hits.
Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including seven straight batters, and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Pirates’ broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday to discuss the Pirates thrilling comeback victory over the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night at PNC Park.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates battled back twice from deficits to beat Colorado, 5-4, Wednesday night at PNC Park.