Neal Huntington Responds To Matt Garza Hitting Andrew McCutchen TwiceWith Andrew McCutchen getting beaned not once, but twice Saturday night by Milwaukee Brewers starter Matt Garza, Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington opened his weekly show talking about those plays and whether or not there was intent.
Brewers Edge Pirates 1-0 To Tighten Wild Card RaceElian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.
Garza, Overbay Lift Brewers Over Pirates, 9-3 Matt Garza got through six shaky innings to win back-to-back starts for the first time since last July and Lyle Overbay hit a tiebreaking two-run single to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Pirates Win 7-5 For 3-Game Sweep At RangersClint Barmes homered and drew a bases-loaded walk for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who completed a three-game sweep in an interleague matchup of wild-card leaders with a 7-5 victory over the slumping Texas Rangers on Wednesday.
Pirates Looking Into Acquiring Starting Pitcher Matt Garza From CubsWith the trade deadline approaching, there are rumors swirling about which players the Pirates may be interested in acquiring. David Kaplan of CSN Chicago reported today that one of those players is Cubs starter Matt Garza.
Snider’s Grand Slam Lifts Pirates Over Cubs, 5-4Travis Snider hit a pinch-hit grand slam during a five-run sixth and the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled a strong return to the mound for Matt Garza with a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Alvarez, McCutchen, Jones Hit Home Runs In 10-4 Win, Bucs Sweep CubsPedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones homered, Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 10-4 Sunday and sent the Cubs to their 12th consecutive defeat.
Pirates Lose 1-0, Losing Streak At 6 GamesThe Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs engaged in a pitching duel Wednesday night at PNC Park. However, the team that does not call Pittsburgh home pulled out the win.
Pirates Stage 9th Inning Rally To Beat CubsOne day after the Pirates blew a three-run lead in the eighth inning to the Chicago Cubs, they reversed the trend by overcoming a late inning deficit of their own.