Pirates Rally Past Astros For 4-3 VictoryHOUSTON (AP) -- Rod Barajas hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past Houston 4-3 on Saturday night, sending the Astros to their club-record 12th straight loss.
Bucs: McCutchen Named NL POW; Presley ActivatedChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN -- Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was named the National League's Player of the Week for the second straight week Monday.
Pirates Blast Astros, 11-2Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.
4-Run Sixth Inning Snaps Tie As Pirates Rout Cardinals 14-5ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Clint Barmes, pinch-hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday night.
Pirates Trounced By Baltimore, Lose Third In A Row(93-7 The FAN) -- For the third straight night Pittsburgh starting pitching struggled. And for the third straight night, the Pirates (32-30) lost at Baltimore -- this time, 12-6.
Pirates Climb Closer To First Place With 8-4 Win(93-7 The FAN) -- The Pirates will make a lot of moves this week, as they take part in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.
Bucs: Alex Presley Recalled To MajorsChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates May Look To Indianapolis For Offensive HelpWith the Pirates' struggles on offense, are there <em>any</em> immediate options Neal Huntington can call on from the AAA level?
Bucs: Alex Presley Optioned To IndianapolisChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN -- The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned outfielder Alex Presley to Triple-A Indianapolis Wednesday.
Bucs: Could Barajas Walk-Off Be The Spark The Pirates Need?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.
Walker, Presley Hit Home Runs As Bucs Beat Reds 3-2Neil Walker ended a long home run drought, James McDonald put together another strong start and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday night.