Polanco hits first homer, Pirates edge Rangers 5-4

Sports 05/07/19, 21:19

Gregory Polanco hit his first home run in eight months, and spot starter Steven Brault and six relievers did just enough to help the Pittsburgh Pirates edge the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Tuesday night.Polanco sent a two-run shot to the first row of seats in right-center off Adrian Sampson (0-2) ...

Marte’s walk-off homer in 13th lifts Pirates over A’s

Baseball 05/05/19, 18:14

Starling Marte hit a game-ending three-run homer in the 13th inning, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates past Oakland 5-3 on Sunday after the Athletics scored twice in the top of the inning.Cole Tucker started Pittsburgh's comeback with a one-out single off Fernando Rodney (0-2). Jung Ho Kang walked and Adam Frazier ...

Marte hits 3-run homer in 13th, Pirates rally past A’s 5-3

Baseball 05/05/19, 17:06

Starling Marte hit a game-ending three-run homer in the 13th inning, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates past Oakland 5-3 on Sunday after the Athletics scored twice in the top of the inning.Cole Tucker started Pittsburgh's comeback with a one-out single off Fernando Rodney (0-2). Jung Ho Kang walked and Adam Frazier ...

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. ...

Elbow strain forces Pirates to shut down Taillon for 4 weeks

Baseball 05/04/19, 15:51

Pittsburgh Pirates ace Jameson Taillon will be shut down for at least a month because of a strained right elbow.The team placed Taillon on the 10-day injured list Saturday after he complained of lingering pain following a victory over Texas on Wednesday. Taillon is 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA in ...

Phegley drives in 8, A’s rip Pirates 14-1 to end 6-game skid

Baseball 05/03/19, 22:23

Josh Phegley drove in a career-high eight runs to set a franchise record for most RBIs in a game by a catcher and the Oakland Athletics snapped a six-game losing streak with 14-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.Phegley sandwiched a run-scoring single in the third around bases-clearing ...

Leading off: Vlad Jr. in Texas, MLB-best Twins visit Yankees

Sports 05/02/19, 22:49

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:CHILD'S PLAYVladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Blue Jays open a weekend series at Texas, where the touted rookie's Hall of Fame father was part of the 2010 Rangers team that won the AL championship and went to franchise's first World Series. During ...

Reynolds keeps rookie run going as Pirates top Rangers 7-5

Baseball 05/01/19, 16:31

Rookie Bryan Reynolds kept up his impressive start, hitting a three-run double as the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a two-game sweep in Texas by topping the Rangers 7-5 on Wednesday.A day after his first career home run put the Pirates ahead in the 11th inning of a 6-4 win that ended ...

Pirates snap 8-game skid with 2 11th-inning HRs in at Texas

Baseball 04/30/19, 23:31

Bryan Reynolds led off the 11th inning with his first career homer and Starling Marte then added a two-run shot as the Pittsburgh Pirates ended their eight-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.The Pirates were scoreless until getting three runs in the ninth ...

Muncy, Bellinger lead Dodgers to 7-6 win, sweep of Pirates

Baseball 04/28/19, 19:05

Max Muncy singled home the tying run in the fifth inning and the go-ahead run in the seventh, boosting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Rich Hill made his season debut after recovering from a sprained right knee and allowed five runs — ...

Kershaw gets 1st win as Dodgers beat Pirates 3-1

Baseball 04/27/19, 23:33

Clayton Kershaw delivered a vintage outing for his first win of the season, allowing one run over seven innings to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Saturday night.Chris Taylor hit a tying sacrifice fly and Joc Pederson followed with a two-run triple as the Dodgers ...

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 ...

Greinke leads Diamondbacks past Pirates for 4-game sweep

Baseball 04/25/19, 15:11

Zack Greinke and two Arizona relievers allowed five hits in a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday that secured a four-game sweep for the Diamondbacks. The shutout was the second of the season for the Diamondbacks, who improved to 15-11 and moved into a tie for first place in ...

Dyson’s dive gets run on review, D-backs beat Pirates 2-1

Baseball 04/23/19, 21:17

Jarrod Dyson dived around catcher Francisco Cervelli but was only credited with the winning run after a replay review, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night.Dyson bolted from third base on David Peralta's grounder in the sixth. Second baseman Adam Frazier fielded and threw home, ...

Pirates place Nick Burdi on IL with biceps, elbow pain

Sports 04/23/19, 15:17

Reliever Nick Burdi has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the Pittsburgh Pirates with pain in his right biceps and elbow.Burdi grabbed his arm in pain after a pitch in the seventh inning of Pittsburgh's 12-4 loss to Arizona on Monday.Pittsburgh said Tuesday he had a magnetic resonance ...

Tucker homers in debut, Pirates top Giants 3-1 in 5 innings

Baseball 04/20/19, 20:09

Cole Tucker made a splash in his major league debut, hitting a two-run homer as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 in a game shortened to five innings because of rain Saturday.Pittsburgh's first-round pick in the 2014 draft, Tucker sent a pitch from Derek Holland (1-3) a ...

Collision sends Pirates’ Gonzalez, Marte to injured list

Sports 04/20/19, 15:49

Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Starling Marte and shortstop Erik Gonzalez's full-speed collision in the outfield on Friday night sent both players to the injured list.Marte will be out at least 10 days while recovering from bruises to his abdominal wall and right quadriceps. Gonzalez will miss at least two months ...

Lyles, Marte, González injured in Pirates’ win over Giants

Baseball 04/19/19, 22:41

Jordan Lyles cruised through six innings before taking a line drive off his pitching hand, Starling Marte and Erik González were also pulled following a collision in the field, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Friday night.Lyles (0-2) continued his hot start, striking out six ...

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 ...

Marte’s homer in 10th inning lifts Pirates over Tigers 5-3

Baseball 04/16/19, 20:54

Starling Marte hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.Jung Ho Kang also went deep for Pittsburgh, which blew a 3-0 lead but recovered to win when Marte hit a two-out drive off Shane ...

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