Mike McKenry and Pedro Alvarez drove in two runs apiece, and the Pittsburgh Pirates looked pretty comfortable during their first day in first place, beating the Houston Astros 6-4 on Wednesday.
It feels good to be a Pirate fan these days. After a dramatic 8-7 win over the Houston Astros, the Pirates are tied for first place and eight games over .500 for the first time since 1992.
Drew Sutton hit a one-out solo homer in the bottom of the ninth and the Pittsburgh Pirates improved to eight games over .500 for the first time in 20 years with an 8-7 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.
Josh Harrison’s 12th-inning single drove in Clint Barmes and the Pittsburgh Pirates came back for a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
Andrew McCutchen had a solo home run among his four hits, Jose Tabata also homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Houston Astros 5-2 on Saturday night.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates lost to Houston, 1-0, Friday night, managing just four hits.
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The Pirates came up short against the Houston Astros, losing 4-1 on Tuesday. Brad Lincoln (1-2) lasted six innings, giving up just two runs on five hits and striking out six.
James McDonald pitched into the eighth inning in the Pirates’ 3-1 win over the Houston. The Pirates had seven hits – three from Ryan Doumit – as they improved their record to 65-76 on a rainy Monday afternoon at PNC Park.
The Pirates managed just four hits in their 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Dropping to 62-73, Pittsburgh struck out 11 times.
Despite holding the lead through most of the game, the Pirates lost to the last-place Houston Astros, 7-4 on Monday night. Wandy Rodriguez and company held the Pirates to just five hits.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The rumor mill continues to connect the Pirates with potential outfielders. Yesterday, the names of Connor Jackson and Josh Willingham surfaced and today we have a new one. Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh […]
For the second straight game, the bullpen let a slim lead disappear in the eighth inning, but the outcome of the game was different.