Walker, Barmes Lead Bucs Past Padres 11-5PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Clint Barmes' first career grand slam keyed a nine-run fourth inning and Neil Walker went 5 for 5 as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the San Diego Padres 11-5 on Sunday.
Prince Fielder Hits 3 HRs In Pirates' 6-4 Loss In MilwaukeeThe Pirates came up short against the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-4. Ross Ohlendorf pitched five innings and allowed four runs on five hits. Prince Fielder hit three home runs in one game for the first time in his career.
Pirates Lose To D-Backs, 8-5The Pirates were unable to overcome a five-run inning by the Arizona Diamondbacks, losing 8-5 on Wednesday. Ross Ohlendorf (1-3, 8.29 ERA) pitched just two innings and allowed seven hits, seven runs and struck out only one batter.
Ohlendorf Hits Home Run In 6-2 Pirates Win Over DodgersPirates starter Ross Ohlendorf got his first win of the season, but it couldn't have come at a worse time for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Infante Leads Way For Marlins In 13-4 Rout Of PiratesThe Pirates were looking to start their three-game series against the Florida Marlins off on the right foot Friday night; instead, they got pounded in a 13-4 rout at PNC Park.
Pirates Pummeled By Brewers, 11-4The Pirates managed just 11 hits in their 11-4 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night. Ross Ohlendorf, returning for the first time since April, lasted five innings, giving up seven runs – four earned – and striking out three.
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Idle Thoughts- Karstens Makes Pitch For All-Star SpotI'm not one to share my opinion, but since you asked...The amazing run of the Pittsburgh Pirates continues, as does the season of starter Jeff Karstens, who was not a member of the rotation to begin 2011.
Karstens Added To Pirates RotationForget Brad Lincoln, Rudy Owens or Brian Burres, the new member of the Pirates rotation will be RHP Jeff Karstens.