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.
Pirates color commentator and former pitcher Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for another edition of his weekly segment, “Walk on Wednesday.”
If signs are stolen, don’t complain, act.
(AP) — Pedro Alvarez is trying to keep the Pittsburgh Pirates on track and boost their chances of capturing a playoff berth. So are the Pirates’ pitchers.
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.
The Pirates pulled off a rare road win against the Milwaukee Brewers, beating them 9-8 at Miller Park. Charlie Morton pitched five innings, giving up five runs on eight hits and striking out three.
The Pirates epic struggles in Milwaukee continued Saturday afternoon as three Brewers hit solo home runs in an 8-2 win at Miller Park. The Pirates have lost 29 of their last 31 games there.
Trenni Kusnierek, WTMJ Milwaukee Brewers reporter and afternoon drive co-host, joined The FAN Morning Show to preview the Pirates’ upcoming series at the Milwaukee Brewers.