Josh Bell homers again, Pirates beat Reds 7-2 for split

Baseball 05/29/19, 17:08

Josh Bell tied the Pirates record with his 12th homer in May, and Pittsburgh stopped Derek Dietrich's home run spree Wednesday, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 for a split of their four-game series.Bell's three-run homer tied Jason Bay's mark from May 2006. His 23rd extra-base hit in May left him ...

Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

Baseball 05/24/19, 02:47

After scoring just three runs in the first two games of their series with the Colorado Rockies, the Pittsburgh Pirates' offense broke out in a big way on Thursday, setting new season highs for runs scored and margin of victory in a 14-6 win.The offensive explosion was needed after the ...

Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

Baseball 05/23/19, 15:08

Josh Bell, Bryan Reynolds and Starling Marte all homered in the seventh inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past Colorado 14-6 on Thursday.The Pirates jumped on Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela (3-4) for eight runs over 3 1/3 innings, but Colorado stormed back in the sixth, plating six runs that were ...

Bell’s splash HR not enough; Rockies cruise past Pirates 9-3

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:52

Josh Bell reached the Allegheny River on the fly for the second time in two weeks, the only notable blemish for the Colorado Rockies in a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.After Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to put Colorado ahead 3-0 in the first inning, ...

Reynolds homers, Lyles fans 12 in Pirates’ 5-3 win vs Padres

Baseball 05/18/19, 00:17

Rookie Bryan Reynolds hit a go-ahead, two-run home run and Jordan Lyles struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory against the San Diego Padres on Friday night.Reynolds homered to right-center with one out in the fourth off left-hander Joey Lucchesi ...

Leading off: Braves’ Riley homers in debut, Bell streaking

Baseball 05/15/19, 21:26

A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday:SMASHING STARTAtlanta prospect Austin Riley was quite a hit in his big league debut, connecting for a home run in his second at-bat. The 22-year-old Riley tagged Michael Wacha in a win over St. Louis.Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell watches his double against ...

Bell homers twice to lead Pirates past Diamondbacks 6-2

Baseball 05/14/19, 23:43

Josh Bell homered twice and Joe Musgrove allowed one hit through seven strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 Tuesday night.Phoenix native Cole Tucker hit a two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to cap off the victory. The 22-year-old rookie gleefully circled the ...

Bell has 5 RBIs, Pirates take 3rd straight from Cards, 10-6

Baseball 05/12/19, 17:08

Josh Bell homered and drove in a career-high five runs and Adam Frazier hit a tiebreaking, pinch-hit double to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.The Pirates scored five times in the seventh inning and twice in the eighth to rally from ...

Newman’s go-ahead triple rallies Pirates by A’s 6-4

Baseball 05/04/19, 21:26

Kevin Newman hit a go-ahead two-run triple in the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Saturday night.Newman, in his at first-bat in nearly a month thanks to a cut on his right middle finger, ripped a shot down the right-field line off J.B. ...

Dodgers homer in record 33 straight home games, beat Pirates

Sports 04/27/19, 00:27

Cody Bellinger hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers set a major league record with homers in 33 consecutive home games in a 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.Bellinger's blast was noteworthy for other reasons, too. He moved into a tie for ...

Pirates top Tigers in 10 innings again, 3-2

Baseball 04/17/19, 21:13

Colin Moran hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday night.The Pirates beat Detroit in 10 innings for a second straight night, and this was Pittsburgh's sixth extra-inning game already this season. The Pirates are 4-2 in those.Spencer Turnbull ...

Martin hits RBI double in 9th, Pirates stop Nationals 4-3

Baseball 04/14/19, 15:40

Rookie Jason Martin hit a tiebreaking double in the top of the ninth inning against Washington's shaky bullpen, then Felipe Vázquez escaped a bases-loaded jam Sunday to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-3 win over the Nationals.The Pirates took two of three and won a series at Nationals Park for ...

Musgrove outduels Gray, Pirates hand Reds 3rd shutout in row

Baseball 04/05/19, 20:51

Joe Musgrove allowed three hits in seven efficient innings to outduel Sonny Gray and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Cincinnati Reds their third straight shutout, 2-0 on Friday night.Musgrove (1-0) struck out eight and walked one in his first start as Pittsburgh sent Cincinnati its sixth los in a row.Cincinnati's ...

Pirates 1B Bell looking for power boost in 2019

Baseball 04/02/19, 17:19

Josh Bell didn't read the criticism from an anonymous scout in a national magazine last month, the one that labeled the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman as a player with "five o'clock power," someone who could put on a show during batting practice only to have all that muscle vanish once ...

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