HOUSTON (AP) — A.J. Burnett allowed one run in eight innings for his 16th win, and Josh Harrison tied a career high with four hits to jumpstart Pittsburgh’s offense in an 8-1 win over Houston on Sunday to avoid a sweep.
Joe Starkey of Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN caught up with Pirates Utilityman Josh Harrison, as well as Catcher Rod Barajas to talk about Harrison’s play at the plate where he ran through St. Louis Cardinals Catcher Yadier Molina.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Pedro Alvarez homered twice and drove in four runs, James McDonald scattered two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beats the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 on Tuesday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Scott Rolen tripled and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the Cincinnati Reds won their fifth straight game, 5-4 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija pitched eight shutout innings Monday night in a 2-0 win against the Pirates.
Jeff Samardzija gave up one hit over eight innings and Alfonso Soriano hit two run-scoring doubles as the Chicago Cubs cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Monday night.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates improved to 35-31 on the season with a 7-2 win against the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night.
Even as Kevin Correia struggled, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle stayed patient. It was just a year ago, after all, the right-hander was an All-Star. For a night, Correia provided a needed reminder, pitching 5 1-3 shutout innings to lead the Pirates to a 7-2 win over the reeling Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Despite yet another strong start from starting pitcher James McDonald, the Pirates lost to the New York Mets Tuesday night, 3-2.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pittsburgh scored twice in the fourth, twice in the seventh and score the game-winning run in the eighth to beat New York, 5-4.
(93-7 The FAN) — Bedard gave up three solo homers and Evan Meek, just called up from the minors, allowed three runs in one inning of relief as the Nationals beat the Pirates, 7-4.
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.
The Pirates came up short against the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-4. Ross Ohlendorf pitched five innings and allowed four runs on five hits. Prince Fielder hit three home runs in one game for the first time in his career.
They may be in the midst of their 19th straight losing season, but after hanging on for a 4-3 win over Cincinnati Saturday night, the Pirates need just one more victory to get their highest total since 2004.
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.