Tyson Ross gave up a leadoff single to Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco followed with a two-run home run.
Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole is the September National League Rookie of the Month.
Would the offense be anemic when the Reds come into town? Or could this be the moment when they turn it all around?
Former Pirates pitcher and current color commentator Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for his weekly “Walk on Wednesday” interview.
Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to pinch hit for Bob Walk in Walk’s weekly segment with the guys, “Walk on Wednesday.”
(AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates had some room to breathe in the NL wild-card standings after a series win over the weekend against one of their main pursuers. A series against a team far from playoff contention has been more problematic.
SAN DIEGO (AP) Chase Headley hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 7-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) Edinson Volquez struck out 10 and Will Venable drove in two runs to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
(AP) — A.J. Burnett is enjoying a late-career resurgence with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012, while the San Diego Padres are Jason Marquis’ second team this season and sixth in the last five years.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Yesterday the Tribune-Review’s Dejan Kovacevic reported, according to an internal source, that Pirates right-handed pitcher Kevin Correia privately volunteered to pick up the team’s tired pitching staff after a 19-inning win in St. Louis. The team has confirmed Correia will indeed make a spot start, opposing Edinson Volquez, in tonight’s game at San Diego, the start of a three-game set against the Padres.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Edinson Volquez, who was bailed out by his teammates in a 9-8 comeback win by the San Diego Padres at PNC Park Aug. 10, will face the Pirates again to kick off a three-game series at Petco Park Monday at 10:05, but who will oppose him?
(AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates arrive in San Diego a bit exhausted and uncertain who’ll be their starting pitcher in the series opener to face a Padres team that has historically given them trouble.
The Pirates will look for their 14th win of the season tonight as they open a 3-game trip in San Diego.