Brewers beat Pirates to delay winning season
The Pirates will have to wait at least one more game before officially shedding more than two decades of losing.
Pittsburgh ace Francisco Liriano lasted only three innings and the Milwaukee Brewers pounded out a 9-3 victory Wednesday night to delay the Pirates’ from clinching their first winning season since 1992.
Walker homers; Pirates retake NL Central lead
Charlie Morton is doing his part to ensure that the Pittsburgh Pirates end their 20-year playoff drought.
Pirates beat Cardinals, 7-1, to take NL Central lead
A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven innings, Russell Martin hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the NL Central lead.
Twins trade Morneau to Pirates
The Pittsburgh Pirates are all-in as they chase the franchise’s first playoff appearance in 21 years.
So is Justin Morneau.
Pittsburgh traded for the longtime Minnesota Twins first baseman Saturday, hoping the four-time All Star can give the Pirates’ middling offense a jolt heading into the final month of the season.
Pirates beat Cards for NL Central tie
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle gave Garrett Jones a few days off this week, freeing the first baseman to explore ways to work out of a miserable funk that threatened to banish him to the bench indefinitely.
Byrd homers in debut as Pirates top Brewers, 7-1
Marlon Byrd celebrated his arrival in Pittsburgh with a three-run homer, and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Wednesday night.
Burnett strong, bats quiet in loss
A.J. Burnett has been tough on the San Francisco Giants no matter what uniform he wears. For seven innings, he was doing it again.
Kennedy, Alonso lead Padres over Pirates, 2-1
The USC Trojan from Huntington Beach beat the UCLA Bruin from Newport Beach.
Pirates lose to Diamondbacks in extras, 4-2
Added to the roster less than an hour before Sunday’s game, Kris Johnson experienced his first major league pitch, strikeout, at-bat and sacrifice.
Same old story for the Bucs
I’m sure you saw the Pirates’ heartbreaking 16th-inning loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
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