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  • Liriano rusty in Pirates’ 6-3 loss

    Francisco Liriano was in trouble often, but it was just one bad pitch that really cost the Pittsburgh left-hander.

    July 13, 2014

  • Pirates drop final game before All-Star break

    Kris Negron hit his first career home run, and All-Star Todd Frazier added a two-run shot as the Cincinnati Reds rolled into the break with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.

    July 13, 2014

  • McCutchen’s HRs rally Pirates over Reds 6-5 in 11

    The Pirates’ MVP saved them. Twice.
    Andrew McCutchen tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning Saturday night, then connected again in the 11th inning, rallying the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

    July 13, 2014

  • Pirates fall to Reds after late rally

    Brayan Pena’s pinch-hit single in the eighth inning completed another late rally by the Reds, who overcame more injuries on Friday and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 to keep their momentum going toward the All-Star break.

    July 12, 2014

  • Volquez leads Pirates to 9-1 win over Cardinals

    Edinson Volquez tossed a complete game six-hitter to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Thursday night.
    Neil Walker, Josh Harrison, Russell Martin and Andrew McCutchen all drove in two runs for Pittsburgh, which avoided being swept in the four-game series.

    July 10, 2014

  • Volquez leads Pirates to 9-1 win over Cardinals

    Edinson Volquez tossed a complete game six-hitter to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Thursday night.

    July 10, 2014

  • Pirates drop third straight, 5-2 to Cardinals

    After dropping their third straight to the St. Louis Cardinals, the Pittsburgh Pirates did not believe the sky was falling.
    Catcher Russell Martin said the Pirates aren’t playing poorly, they’re just running into a team that’s suddenly gotten hot.
    “The Cardinals are just playing a little better this series,” Martin said after a 5-2 loss on Wednesday night. “They’re getting some timely hits and that’s all it boils down to.

    July 10, 2014

  • Pirates stunned again, lose 5-4 to Cardinals

    Just as Justin Wilson did a night earlier, Ernesto Frieri revisited exactly what went wrong on the pitch in question.
    On rookie Kolten Wong’s game-winning home run with two outs in the ninth inning Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates reliever was just trying to keep the ball down.

    July 9, 2014

  • Morton allows 1 hit, still can’t beat Cardinals

    Still no luck for Charlie Morton against the St. Louis Cardinals. He shut them down with nothing to show for it.
    “Morton pitched a fantastic game,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said after the right-hander allowed one hit in seven innings of a 2-0 loss Monday night. “Man, it was fun to watch him work. We couldn’t touch the plate.”

    July 8, 2014

  • Locke tops Phillies 6-2; Pirates finish 1st sweep

     Jeff Locke spent a lot of time with A.J. Burnett last year, and then faced his mentor in a pitching matchup in Pittsburgh.

    July 6, 2014

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