Pirates Bench Coach Jeff Banister joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about the call-up of Outfielder Starling Marte and what it has been like being with the Pirates as long as he has and watching things come full circle.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Correia, in jeopardy of losing his spot in Pittsburgh’s crowded starting rotation, pitched six effective innings Wednesday and Garrett Jones hit a tiebreaking double to lead the Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit his 20th homer of the season, Andrew McCutchen had two hits to boost his batting average to a major-league best .372 and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Friday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run shot for his fourth homer in the last three games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Saturday night.
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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Clint Barmes, pinch-hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday 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.
(93-7 The FAN) — It was another rough night for the Pittsburgh Pirates in Baltimore, as they lost to the Orioles, 7-1.
(93-7 The FAN) — Back-to-back doubles by Clint Barmes and Michael McKenry in the top of the 10th inning gave the Pirates enough to earn a 5-4 win Thursday night and take two of three games from NL Central leading Cincinnati.
Given the way the Milwaukee Brewers have bashed the Pittsburgh Pirates around at Miller Park in recent years, Kevin Correia acknowledged that there were times when even a big early lead might not have felt very safe. But a six-run third inning off Randy Wolf proved to be plenty Friday night, and the Pirates pounded the Brewers 8-2.
Matt Hague was hit by a pitch from Rafael Dolis with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates sent the Chicago Cubs to their 11th straight loss with a 3-2 victory Saturday night.
Max Scherzer struck out 15 – the most by a Detroit pitcher in 40 years – and the Tigers rallied for him with three runs in the seventh inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Sunday.
(93-7 The FAN) — Things spiraled out of control for Pirates starting pitcher Kevin Correia in the fourth inning Tuesday night at Miami.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Predictably, much of the post-game chatter was in response to Strasburg and his performance.