Jayson Werth recently said the Washington Nationals were due to go on a run.
On Sunday night, he came off the bench, ailing shoulder and all, and extended the one they’re on.
Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each drove in two runs, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.
Max Scherzer and Brad Ausmus both knew early on Thursday afternoon that something special might be happening.
Nick Castellanos homered and tripled, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
Tyson Ross gave up a leadoff single to Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco followed with a two-run home run.
Pittsburgh’s Gregory Polanco and Josh Harrison had three hits each and Vance Worley outdueled Ian Kennedy as the Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night.
Edinson Volquez pitched one-hit ball for seven innings, Gregory Polanco drove in four runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Thursday.
Josh Harrison had three hits to extend his hot streak and Jeff Locke overcame a shaky start to pitch seven innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Wednesday night.
Adeiny Hechavarria had two hits and drove in a run during a decisive five-run rally in the eighth inning to help the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Nick Ahmed provided the big hit of the day for the Arizona Diamondbacks – with his left forearm.
Andrew McCutchen drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the eighth inning, then was hit by a pitch in the ninth Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3.
The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t just rally, they routed the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night.
Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
Josh Harrison had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Sunday.