Russell Martin drove home Neil Walker with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Henderson Alvarez earned his first National League victory, Giancarlo Stanton hit his 12th homer, and the Miami Marlins managed another low-scoring victory, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Friday night.
Although he did not participate in the All-Star game due to injury, Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Locke had a great time.
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jeff Locke will miss his start on Sunday and the All Star Game with lower back soreness.
Four of the Pirates have been named to the National League All-Star team.
On the heels of the Pirates extending their winning streak to nine games, Frank Coonelly joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to talk about the year the team is having and also provides an update on the injury to starter Wandy Rodriguez.
The Fan Morning Show decided to support four Pirates’ All-Star hopes by writing rap songs
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke joined Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan live from the clubhouse in Seattle on Wednesday afternoon.
Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to pinch hit for Bob Walk in Walk’s weekly segment with the guys, “Walk on Wednesday.”
Jay Bruce ended Jason Grilli’s saves streak with a solo homer in the ninth, and Brandon Philips singled with the bases loaded in the 13th inning on Wednesday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jeff Locke allowed just two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Friday night.
Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage joined Bob Pompeani to talk about the success of the pitching staff.
Russell Martin hit a bases-loaded single off the left-center wall in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
Colin is cautiously optimistic about the Pirates chances for a winning season after their 5-3 win over Detroit.
Pedro Alvarez hit two home runs, Andrew McCutchen also went deep, and Jeff Locke pitched six shutout innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.