Todd Frazier hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning on Monday, overcoming another stumble by the bullpen and rallying the Cincinnati Reds to an opening 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Brayden Schenn scored twice, Vincent Lecavalier added his first goal in nearly three months, and the Philadelphia Flyers had little trouble with the injury-depleted Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night.
In a matchup of opening-day pitchers, Chris Tillman allowed two runs over five innings while Francisco Liriano gave up one run in three innings as the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates played to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings Wednesday night.
David Price was rocked for seven runs over six innings in his final start of spring training for the Detroit Tigers, a 7-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.
A shouting match between coaches cleared the benches in a rare testy spring training game, and Pedro Alvarez homered twice, including a grand slam, as the Pittsburgh Pirates teed off on the Philadelphia Phillies for an 18-4 victory Monday.
Gregory Polanco homered for the second straight day and Neil Walker hit a two-run double Saturday, as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat a Toronto Blue Jays split squad 8-3.
Daniel Winnik, Steve Downie and Sidney Crosby scored in a 4-minute, 8-second stretch of the third period to rally the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday.
Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez hit solo home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia’s press look pathetic.
Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night.
Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez’s scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday.