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.
Diamondbacks power past Pirates, 15-5
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a lot of ground to make up if they are going to get to the postseason.
Martin Prado hopes that Saturday’s 20-hit outburst was a step in the right direction.
Pirates return from rough road trip, beat D-backs, 6-2
Jose Tabata hit a two-run homer, rookie Gerrit Cole pitched six solid innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Friday night.
Tabata’s drive was his fourth of the season and came off J.J. Putz in the eighth inning, putting the NL Central-leading Pirates ahead by four runs.
Cardinals beat Pirates 6-5 in 12 innings
In a matter of minutes, A.J. Burnett squandered a four-run lead. It was the Pittsburgh Pirates’ biggest failure in their latest setback.
“As good as it looked early, it’s never easy against this group,” said Burnett, who was knocked out in a five-run fifth during the St. Louis Cardinals’ 6-5 12-inning victory on Thursday.
Liriano dominates; Pirates beat Cardinals
Francisco Liriano was dominant coming off the worst outing of his career and the Pittsburgh Pirates got home runs from Pedro Alvarez and Garrett Jones in a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Rockies rally in 6th to top Pirates, 6-4
Dexter Fowler had two hits and two RBIs and the Colorado Rockies used a big sixth inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 Saturday night.
The start of the game was delayed 1 hour, 48 minutes because of a weather cell that slowly moved into the area before the first pitch. Heavy rain and lightning hit Coors Field after the scheduled 6:10 MDT start.
Martin’s pinch-single in 10th helps Pirates beat Marlins
For 20 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t win. Now, it seems they cannot lose.
Russell Martin’s pinch-hit single with two outs in the 10th inning lifted the Pirates over the Miami Marlins 5-4 Thursday for their fifth straight win.
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