Expect the city to be packed for the next few days. There are pride events all weekend, the Pirates are home and it’s the last weekend for the Arts Festival.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Garrett Jones hit two three-run homers, A.J. Burnett became the first Pirates pitcher with 15 wins in 13 years, and Pittsburgh avoided a four-game sweep with a 10-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday.
A.J. Burnett (14-4, 3.32 ERA) tried to rally his teammates by holding a players-only meeting prior to Wednesday’s game, and he’ll be on the mound as the Pirates (64-53) try to avoid a season-high fourth consecutive home loss.
Following the Pirates’ fourth straight defeat, which put them on the brink of being swept by Los Angeles Thursday afternoon, x-rays on what was deemed a dislocated right pinky finger were found negative. However, Walker will see a hand specialist at some point today for a second opinion.
Chad Billingsley pitched eight dominant innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers matched their highest-scoring game of the season, routing the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-0 Tuesday night. The Dodgers have won five of six, pushing them to the top of the NL West. Pittsburgh has lost five of six.
Monroeville mayor Greg Erosenko has told 93.7 The Fan he plans to address the recent cutbacks made by the Gateway School District, including the controversial demotion of athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith, at the next city council meeting in August.
The Pirates’ skid continued as they lost 6-4 to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday at PNC Park. They drop to 62-75 – their seventh loss in eight games.
Regardless 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.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan —
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pirates will look to rebound from last night’s 10-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Clint Hurdle will send lefty Paul Maholm to the mound to take on righty Hiroki Kuroda. Tonight’s […]
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Things turned bad quickly on starter Kevin Correia and the Pirates Tuesday night, leading to a 10-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.