Brian Dozier got Minnesota started with a home run in the first inning and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run shot in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
The Pirates’ hit three home runs and were able to hang on for an 8-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.
Oct. 13, 1960: Bill Mazeroski launches the greatest home run in baseball history, as the Pirates beat the Yankees to win the World Series.
Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gregory Polanco had five hits Friday night, and the last one was the biggest – and the longest. Playing in his fourth major league game, Polanco broke a tie in the 13th inning with his first homer, helping Pittsburgh to an 8-6 victory over the Miami Marlins after the Pirates had a ninth-inning meltdown.
Pinch-hitter Travis Snider homered in the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night that clinched the Pirates’ first non-losing record in 21 seasons.
What was he thinking? It’s a common question being asked since Tuesday night’s baseball game in Arizona when a home run came down in the left center field front row and a guy jumped out of the way.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — a recent stretch of baseball might suggest Alvarez’s play is on the upswing.
Andre Ethier hit a tiebreaking homer with two outs in the eighth inning Tuesday, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Pirates starter Ross Ohlendorf got his first win of the season, but it couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Pirate third baseman joined The Fan to talk about his role in one of the more exciting wins in PNC Park history.
Mike McKenry’s first major league home run, a three-run shot in the eighth inning, lifted Pittsburgh to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night and assured the Pirates of a winning record at the All-Star break for the first time in 19 years.