Tommy Hanson allowed one run in six innings, Dan Uggla and Chipper Jones came through in a four-run seventh that broke a close game open, and the streaking Braves defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 Friday night.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Home runs by Garrett Jones and Pedro Alvarez turned a scoreless game into a blowout in the fifth inning Wednesday, as the Pirates blew the game open to beat Colorado, 5-1, in Game 2 of a double-header at PNC Park.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Overshadowing what was the Pirates’ best hitting night of the season Tuesday at Arizona was the loss of starting pitcher Jeff Karstens after just one inning.
Pittsburgh’s starter lasted one inning. The closer wasn’t available. The road trip, a disaster to that point. With a little grit, good pitching from the bullpen and clutch hitting, the Pirates pulled out a victory that could be a big confidence booster before they head back home.
Kevin Correia pitched six effective innings, Garrett Jones homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a five-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
(93-7 The FAN) — The middle of the lineup succeeded Monday night but the Pirates lost, 4-3, at Philadelphia Monday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter James McDonald got bullied by the Minnesota Twins Thursday, allowing 10 runs in an 11-6 loss.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates starter Erik Bedard had a solid outing Monday, throwing six-plus innings and allowing just two runs (one earned) on seven hits.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert and John Shumway are in Bradenton, Fla., all week for Pirates’ spring training.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates opened with a mammoth 10-run first inning and routed the Minnesota Twins Thursday, 17-6.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates (4-7) scored four runs in the second inning, three in the fifth and four more in the seventh to beat the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday, 11-5.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pittsburgh’s first base situation became much more clear Thursday.
(93-7 The FAN) — Joel Hanrahan, Jeff Karstens, Evan Meek, Garrett Jones, Charlie Morton, Chris Resop and Casey McGehee were all arbitration eligible Monday night and all were tendered contracts.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pirates GM Neal Huntington wasn’t shy about the team’s payroll plans Wednesday.
The Pirates pulled off a rare road win against the Milwaukee Brewers, beating them 9-8 at Miller Park. Charlie Morton pitched five innings, giving up five runs on eight hits and striking out three.
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