HOUSTON (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates came to Houston hoping to turn things around after a three-game sweep by the Brewers. Instead they opened a three-game series with the last-place Astros on Friday night with a disheartening 7-1 loss, further dampening their already dim postseason hopes.
Flailing and running on fumes as they desperately try to stay in the wild-card race, the visiting Pirates’ last stand could start Friday night against the Houston Astros.
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and drove in six to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 13-9 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs the go-ahead runs and Chicago completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-2 win on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) After watching his team collect just five hits and one run against a journeyman starter who hadn’t won a big league game in more than four years, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle threw up his hands.
Fortunately, it appears none of those moves are directly related to the health of hot-hitting second baseman Neil Walker, who dislocated his right pinky finger in a collision with Dodger infielder Mark Ellis during the first inning of Wednesday’s 9-3 loss.
The Pittsburgh Pirates made a couple of roster moves ahead of their Interleague series finale with the Detroit Tigers Sunday morning.
Ryan Ludwick’s walk-off single saved the game for the Pirates as they narrowly beat the Cincinnati Reds, 4-3 on Friday night.
It was another long night over at PNC Park on Saturday as the Florida Marlins’ Anibal Sanchez pitched a one-hitter and the Pirates lost 3-0. The only thing that stood between Sanchez (8-7) and the second no-hitter of his six-year career was Neil Walker’s one-out single to left field in the third inning.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- It’s not going to take long for rookie Jeff Locke to make his first ML start. The Pirates plan on having Locke replace righty Charlie Morton in the rotation for this weekend’s series […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pirates have called up six players from AAA Indianapolis including third baseman Pedro Alvarez. Today the Pirates recalled LHP Jeff Locke (#61), LHP Aaron Thompson (#60), LHP Daniel Moskos (#57) and INF […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- One of the Pirates top pitching prospects has been promoted to the major leagues. Left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke and RHP Jared Hughes will be in uniform tomorrow as the Pirates take on the […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Pirates made a few moves today dealing with some of their injured players. Today’s Roster Moves: *RHP Ross Ohlendorf was reinstated from the 60-Day DL and then optioned to AAA Indianapolis. […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Third baseman Pedro Alvarez is one step closer to returning to the Pirates as he’s been moved to AAA Indianapolis. Alvarez had a nice debut with Indy, check it out in the Tuesday […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Five members of the Altoona Curve have been selected to play in the AA All-Star game. 3B Jeremy Farrell, 2B Brock Holt, LHP Jeff Locke, OF Starling Marte and RHP Aaron Pribanic all […]