(93-7 The FAN) — Josh Willingham blasted a solo home run to left field in the eighth inning Wednesday night to give Minnesota a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
(93-7 The FAN) — For the third straight night Pittsburgh starting pitching struggled. And for the third straight night, the Pirates (32-30) lost at Baltimore — this time, 12-6.
Erik Bedard pitched seven solid innings, Neil Walker had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night for their 10th victory in the last 13 games.
Brooks Conrad ended his season-long drought with a bang. Conrad homered for his first hit of the year after an 0-for-27 start and drove in three runs to lead the injury-depleted Milwaukee Brewers past the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 Saturday night.
Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones homered, Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 10-4 Sunday and sent the Cubs to their 12th consecutive defeat.
(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.
(93-7 The FAN) — Bedard gave up three solo homers and Evan Meek, just called up from the minors, allowed three runs in one inning of relief as the Nationals beat the Pirates, 7-4.
(93-7 The FAN) — The bullpen pitched eight innings Wednesday and the Pirates beat the Nationals, 3-2.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pirates starting pitcher Erik Bedard was removed from Wednesday night’s game against Washington with back spasms.
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.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates have had some struggles, but they should be pretty happy with where they’re at through one month of the season.
Streaking Alex Presley helped the Pirates finally provide tough-luck starter Erik Bedard some support and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Saturday night.
Kyle Lohse scattered six hits while pitching into the eighth inning to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Sunday.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — It’s no secret by now. The Pirates can’t score runs.