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, ...

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. ...

Cubs rout Pirates 10-0 in home opener after Lester departs

Baseball 04/08/19, 23:41

Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Chicago's beleaguered bullpen stepped up after Jon Lester departed with left hamstring tightness, leading the Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 in their home opener on Monday.Brad Brach, Brandon Kintzler, Randy Rosario and Pedro Strop combined for seven innings of four-hit ball after ...

Schwarber, Cubs beat Pirates 10-0 in Wrigley opener

Baseball 04/08/19, 16:42

Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Chicago's beleaguered bullpen stepped up after Jon Lester departed with left hamstring tightness, leading the Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 in their home opener on Monday.Brad Brach, Brandon Kintzler, Randy Rosario and Pedro Strop combined for seven innings of four-hit ball after ...

Newman doubles in 10th, Pirates beat Reds 6-5

Baseball 04/06/19, 16:16

Kevin Newman hit a game-ending double in the 10th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 Saturday for their third straight win.With one out in the 10th, Francisco Cervelli singled off Reds reliever Raisel Iglesias (0-2). Newman drove the first pitch he saw to the 410-foot left-center ...

Kang, Gonzalez win starting jobs in Pirates’ infield

Baseball 03/18/19, 18:41

Jung Ho Kang and Erik Gonzalez have won starting jobs in the infield with the Pittsburgh Pirates.General manager Neal Huntington said Monday that Kang has beaten out Colin Moran at third base and Erik Gonzalez has won the shortstop competition over Kevin Newman."It was not an easy decision because all ...

Kang, Gonzalez win starting jobs in Pirates’ infield

Baseball 03/18/19, 13:49

Jung Ho Kang and Erik Gonzalez have won starting jobs in the infield with the Pittsburgh Pirates.General manager Neal Huntington said Monday that Kang has beaten out Colin Moran at third base and Erik Gonzalez has won the shortstop competition over Kevin Newman."It was not an easy decision because all ...

Pirates decline option on 2B Harrison, 3B Kang

Baseball 10/31/18, 18:57

Josh Harrison's tenure at second base for the Pittsburgh Pirates is over.Pittsburgh declined 2019 options for Harrison and third baseman Jung Ho Kang.The Pirates opted to pay Harrison a $1 million buyout rather than the $10.5 million he was scheduled to make next season. The 31-year-old, a key part of ...

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