The Pirates dropped the ball against the Arizona Cardinals, losing 7-2 and falling short of a home series sweep on Wednesday night.
The month of August has been anything but kind to the Pittsburgh Pirates and the trend continued Saturday night. Paul Maholm was charged with seven runs after allowing 10 hits in 6 2-3 innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Pirates 13-2.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Derrek Lee homered twice, but the rest of the lineup remained silent as Pittsburgh dropped its fourth in a row against Chicago, 4-3.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — The St. Louis Cardinals scored four runs in the first inning off of Pirates starter Paul Maholm and added another in the third to provide all the support they’d need in a 6-4 win.
Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN, Pittsburgh– John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about the Pirates success being a national story rather than just a Pittsburgh interest.
Paul Maholm, the winning pitcher in the Pirates’ 9-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs Sunday, joined The Fan afterward to talk about ending the first half of the 2011 season on a winning note, and in the midst of a pennant race.
Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in five runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Sunday to enter the All-Star break with their best record in 19 years.
Frank Coonelly had to be relieved. For the first time since he came to town, the Pirates president could talk about his club sitting over .500 this late in a season. With the Pirates 39-38 near the end of June, the morale boost in the stands and offices at PNC Park is noticeable.
Jose Tabata and Lyle Overbay each had two hits and an RBI to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
The Pirates have already picked up a moral victory before the start of their 3-game series versus the Boston Red Sox.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about the Buccos at this point in the season.
For all the winning the Pirates have done this month, over the last two nights in Cleveland they have looked a lot like the team that lost 105 games last year. The Indians’ Carlos Carrasco took a no-hitter into the sixth inning as the Pirates lost 5-1 Saturday evening at Progressive Field.
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher James McDonald joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about the team’s success in Houston.
Pittsburgh Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan, and while he’s excited about what his team has accomplished so far, he certainly wouldn’t mind seeing a bit more offense.
The Pirates pulled off a 3-1 win against the New York Mets, wrapping up a four-game series on Monday night at PNC Park. Paul Maholm (3-7, 3.12 ERA) allowed just three hits and struck out four over seven innings.