(AP) — The third-place Pittsburgh Pirates aren’t likely to catch the NL Central-leading Cincinnati Reds, and could soon find themselves out of playoff contention entirely.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Kevin Correia pitched six solid innings as a fill-in starter and Alex Presley, a late addition to the lineup, had two hits and scored three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on Wednesday night.
(AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates managed to stop their latest skid at four, but if they want to have any shot at reaching the postseason for the first time in 20 years, they need to take advantage of their next four games as well.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Brock Holt added four hits in just his third major league start and Wandy Rodriguez (10-13) scattered four hits over seven shutout innings against his former team to help Pittsburgh snap a four-game losing streak.
PITTSBURGH (AP) After watching his team collect just five hits and one run against a journeyman starter who hadn’t won a big league game in more than four years, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle threw up his hands.
With Wandy Rodriguez facing his old team, the Pirates look to avoid matching a season high with their fifth straight defeat Tuesday night against the Astros.
(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.
(AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates continue heading in opposite directions.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija pitched eight shutout innings Monday night in a 2-0 win against the Pirates.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will try to complete a four-game sweep of the visiting Houston Astros tonight at PNC Park. The team is currently in a bit of unfamiliar territory being alone in first place in the NL Central. Their 45-36 record is good enough to give them a one-game lead over the Cincinnati Reds.
With two months of the season behind us, disparity in the NL Central has already set in: several teams sit well below .500, as the Reds sit atop the division.
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(93-7 The FAN/AP) — Baseball will be making major changes in the next two years — adding two teams to the playoffs, moving the Houston Astros to the American League and extending interleague play to September.
Zack Grienke capped a perfect season at home to help the Milwaukee Brewers clinch home-field advantage in the first round of playoffs with a 7-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking to get back in the win column Saturday night, but the St. Louis Cardinals had other ideas.