San Diego Padres
Not even a players-only meeting Saturday night could prevent the Pirates’ losing streak from reaching double digits. The San Diego Padres broke the game open with a three-run sixth inning en route to a 7-3 victory at PNC Park Sunday afternoon.
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.
The Pirates slide back to reality continued Friday night as they added once again to the loss column coming off a sweep at the hands of the fifth place Chicago Cubs.
The Pittsburgh Pirates were quiet leading up to the MLB Trade Deadline, but managed to pull off their second deal in as many days Sunday afternoon.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — The Pirates continued their road luck Wednesday night with a 7-4 win at San Diego.
The Padres erased a 5-3 deficit in the seventh inning and scored the game-winning run in the eighth to knock off the Pirates 6-5 Tuesday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates (14-15) scored four runs in the first inning and held on for a 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres (11-18) Monday night.