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.
Pirates win fourth straight, 4-2 over Marlins
Charlie Morton retired his final 11 batters over seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates maintained the best record in the majors with a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.
Morton (4-3) shook off a shaky beginning in which he allowed six hits over his first three-plus innings to beat Miami for the second time in an 11-day span.
Pirates slip by Marlins, 4-3
The last time Josh Harrison hit a walk-off homer, he was a high school senior in Cincinnati. The game was played in front of a few dozen people on a spring afternoon. Still the only homer of his prep career remains ingrained in Harrison’s memory.
Burnett goes distance; Pirates beat Rockies
At 36 and the owner of two World Series rings, A.J. Burnett says he no longer cares about personal statistics.
Liriano leads Pirates to 5-2 win over Rockies
Francisco Liriano continued his recent dominance with seven strong innings, and Jose Tabata homered and drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
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