Pirates Lose 5-4 As Molina Leads Cardinals In Return To LineupST. LOUIS (AP) -- Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs in his return to the lineup, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a big 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Pirates Vs. Cardinals Preview(AP) -- Playing one of their most important late-summer series in years, the Pirates gained a crucial game on the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener and hope to extend their lead in the NL wild-card standings when the teams continue their three-game set in St. Louis on Saturday.
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.
Pitching Coach Talks Impact Of Starters A.J. Burnett, Erik BedardPirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage talked with Joe Starkey of Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN in Pittsburgh to talk about everything from Erik Bedard's outstanding start Monday night, to the team not retaliating against the Reds.
Bedard, Pirates Shut Down Diamondbacks, 4-0Erik Bedard allowed two hits over seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates opened a season-long 11-game homestand with a 4-0 win over Arizona.
Cubs Crush Pirates, 14-4Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro homered during a nine-run fifth inning and the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-4 Monday night in their highest-scoring game of the season.
Samardzija Blanks Pirates, 2-0Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija pitched eight shutout innings Monday night in a 2-0 win against the Pirates.
McCutchen Homers Again As Pirates Beat Rockies, 6-2A four-run fifth inning powered the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night, 6-2.
Pirates Fall To Giants, 6-5Melky Cabrera hit his eighth homer of the season, Ryan Theriot drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Friday night.
Pirates Fall To Cardinals, 5-4ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Allen Craig homered for the second time in three days and All-Star Yadier Molina also connected as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-4 on Sunday.
Blown Opportunities Cost Pirates In 5-4 Loss To PhiladelphiaThe Pirates blew chances in both the seventh and eighth innings with runners in scoring position and eventually lost, 5-4, in Philadelphia Tuesday night.