The San Diego Padres had only one hit – a bunt single by Everth Cabrera in the first inning – and still beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 thanks to Francisco Liriano’s wildness.
Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Colin Dunlap Saturday on Bucco Talk to talk about the current Bucs as well as share some stories about his playing days.
The career-high 128 pitches Josh Beckett threw in his no-hitter didn’t hurt him Friday night against the Pirates – at least not as much as Ike Davis’ tape-measure home run.
Sean Casey says the Pirates will battle for nine innings every night and find ways to win just like last year.
Backup catcher Chris Stewart’s single keyed a three-run burst in the ninth inning against Francisco Rodriguez and sent the Pittsburgh Pirates past Milwaukee 4-1 Wednesday night, ending the Brewers’ three-game winning streak.
Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage joined “The Fan Morning Show” on Wednesday to talk about the performance of his pitching staff.
Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington visited with Greg Brown on Sunday’s “Neal Huntington Show.”
Gaby Sanchez had two RBIs in a four-run fourth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen worked seven strong innings after starter Francisco Liriano left with flu-like symptoms and dizziness in a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Francisco Liriano left the game in the third inning suffering from flu-like symptoms and dizziness after walking Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons and going to a 3-0 count on leadoff man Matt Carpenter.
Johnny Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the playoffs, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season.
Chris Mack talked about all things Pirates with Broadcaster Bob Walk on Bucco Talk.
Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run homer that backed Wily Peralta, and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to seven with a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
The Cardinals jumped on the Pirates early, Yadier Molina hit his second homer of the season and Jhonny Peralta added a late two-run shot as St. Louis pulled away for a 6-1 win on Saturday night.
Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker understands not everybody is going to be a fan of Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system, which threatens to slow down a sport that already struggles to be played with any sort of urgency.
Today was a big day for Francisco Liriano as the slated Opening Day starter tested out his injured groin to see if he’d be able to go on Monday when the Chicago Cubs come to town.