(93-7 The FAN) — Bedard gave up three solo homers and Evan Meek, just called up from the minors, allowed three runs in one inning of relief as the Nationals beat the Pirates, 7-4.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Predictably, much of the post-game chatter was in response to Strasburg and his performance.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — let’s not give up on Pittsburgh as a baseball town just yet. In my opinion, this series shows fans in this town haven’t changed.
(93-7 The FAN) — Washington starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg lived up to the hype Thursday night, striking out 13 Pirates batters in a 4-2 Nationals win.
(93-7 The FAN) — The bullpen pitched eight innings Wednesday and the Pirates beat the Nationals, 3-2.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pirates starting pitcher Erik Bedard was removed from Wednesday night’s game against Washington with back spasms.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Call me the eternal optimist, but Tuesday night’s walk-off victory for the Pirates is the type of win that can vault a team on a hot streak.
ROOT Sports baseball analyst Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday.
After the game, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, closer Joel Hanrahan, starting pitcher A.J. Burnett and Barajas spoke with the media. Here’s what each of them had to say.
Rod Barajas smacked a two-run homer of his own to left field with two outs in the ninth inning for a 5-4 Pirates win.
It’s not very often that the Pirates will lead the majors in money spent.
An early outburst of offense allowed the Pirates to cruise to a big 10-2 win over the Washington Nationals Sunday afternoon, earning a split in the four-game series.
The Pirates had the rare opportunity to gain a game and a half on the first place St. Louis Cardinals with their doubleheader in Washington D.C. on Saturday. All the pieces were falling into place, beginning with a 5-3 win in the first game, but ended up losing the second 4-3 and splitting the doubleheader.
A walk-off single by Matt Stairs in the bottom of the ninth sealed a 2-1 loss for the Pirates.
Pirates starter Charlie Morton will have to wait another day to pitch because the Pirates/Nationals game for today has been postponed.