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  • 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

  • Volquez helps Pirates beat Phillies

    Edinson Volquez couldn’t seem to find the strike zone in the first inning of his start against the Philadelphia Phillies, throwing 11 of his 16 pitches for balls.
    After escaping the jam unscathed, he got some advice from pitching coach Ray Searage.

    July 6, 2014

  • Volquez helps Pirates beat Phillies

    Edinson Volquez couldn’t seem to find the strike zone in the first inning of his start against the Philadelphia Phillies, throwing 11 of his 16 pitches for balls.

    July 5, 2014

  • McCutchen has four hits in rout of Phillies

    When Andrew McCutchen stepped to the plate in the eighth inning, he wasn’t looking for a home run but he thought he had one to complete a cycle.
    No such luck for the Pittsburgh Pirates star. McCutchen had to settle for his second double and RBI.

    July 5, 2014

  • Peralta has 4 RBIs; Arizona beats Pirates

    Entering their 85th game of the season, the Pittsburgh Pirates looked to get their first series sweep.
    They looked primed to accomplish just that as starter Vance Worley retired the first 12 batters he faced and carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning.

    July 4, 2014

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