Pedro Alvarez and Garrett Jones each homered and Francisco Liriano pitched six strong innings as the surging Pittsburgh Pirates won their eighth straight game, 2-1 over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.
Gerrit Cole overcame a rocky start to become the first Pirates pitcher to win his first four career starts in more than a century and Starling Marte missed the cycle a few feet short of a home run in Pittsburgh’s 10-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
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.
Marco Estrada gave up one run over seven innings and Alex Gonzalez had a two-run double, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
Travis Snider homered for the first time in nine months and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the reeling Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Thursday night.
Wandy Rodriguez allowed one run over seven strong innings and Neil Walker hit a two-run single as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Colin Dunlap talked about the Pirates with Robby Incmikoski of Root Sports after the Pirates 5-1 loss to Milwaukee.
If signs are stolen, don’t complain, act.
In the long-term, Jean Segura could be a Brewers fixture at shortstop for the next few years.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are playing their best baseball of the season. Now Aramis Ramirez is hoping they have enough time to secure a spot in the playoffs.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Axford looked to his left and the St. Louis Cardinals-Houston Astros game was on one clubhouse television. He looked to another TV on his right and saw the Los Angeles Dodgers playing the Washington Nationals.
Pirates broadcaster and former pitcher Bob Walk joined the guys on The Fan Morning Show for his weekly spot “Walk on Wednesday,” following a 6-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Braun hit two hits, drove in a run and collected three of Milwaukee’s seven stolen bases in a 6-0 romp over the weary Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
(AP) — James McDonald’s struggles cost him a spot in the Pittsburgh Pirates rotation. Their collective issues may be costing them a trip to the postseason, and the Milwaukee Brewers are surely thrilled to take advantage of that.
(AP) — Milwaukee (74-72) and Pittsburgh (74-72) are both 2 1/2 games back of St. Louis for the NL’s second wild-card spot, but have taken different paths to get to this position.