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Recap: Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 1 week 2 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh Harrison hit a three-run homer, A.J. Burnett fired seven solid innings against his former team and the Pittsburgh Pirates downed the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 in the second of a four-game set on Tuesday. Andrew McCutchen had a two-run homer and Gregory Polanco drove in two runs for the Pirates, who have won four straight games and improved to 8-1...

Pirates place Bastardo on paternity list

By The Sports Network, 1 week 3 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates placed pitcher Antonio Bastardo on the paternity list prior to Monday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Bastardo, acquired from the Phillies in December, has a 6.43 ERA in just seven innings this season. The Pirates recalled left-hander Bobby LaFromboise from Triple-A Indianapolis to take the empty spot in the bullpen...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 week 6 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Holliday and Kolten Wong each hit three-run homers to power the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a three-game set on Friday. Wong had three hits, Jhonny Peralta provided a solo homer and Peter Bourjos scored twice for the Cardinals, who have won 10 of their last 11 games. Starter Michael Wacha (5...

Pirates place Lambo on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Andrew Lambo on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. Lambo was just 1-for-25 in 20 games this season. Pittsburgh selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Steve Lombardozzi from Triple-A Indianapolis to replace Lambo on the roster. The switch-hitting Lombardozzi...

Pirates' Cole is NL Pitcher of the Month

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 3 days ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole was named the National League Pitcher of the Month for April on Monday. Cole, 24, won his last four starts to go 4-0 in April and had a 1.76 ERA with 35 strikeouts in 30 2/3 innings. After not receiving a decision in his season debut -- a 5-4 Pirates loss to Cincinnati -- Cole gave up just three earned runs...

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 1 day ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Gerrit Cole fanned eight in six innings and all nine Pittsburgh Pirates starters had at least one hit in their 8-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday in the finale of a three-game set from Wrigley Field. Cole (4-0) gave up just one unearned run on three hits to improve to 6-0 lifetime against the Cubs. He was also provided more than enough run support...

Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Dexter Fowler went 3-for-4 with two RBI to power the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second of a three-game set on Tuesday. Starlin Castro finished with three hits, two runs scored and an RBI, while Junior Lake, Kris Bryant and Addison Russell also drove in a run apiece for the Cubs, who won their fourth straight game. ...

Recap: Arizona vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Starling Marte's RBI single in the ninth inning was the difference as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 in the second of a three-game set on Saturday. Tied at 1-1 with two outs in the final frame, Neil Walker doubled to deep left off Addison Reed (0-1) and came home after Marte hit a grounder past a diving Cliff Pennington at...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Chicago Cubs

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 day ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kris Bryant went 3-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored in the Chicago Cubs' 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. Bryant's two-run double in the seventh broke a 1-1 tie for the Cubs, who improved to 7-5 on the young season. Jorge Soler went 4-for-5 with two runs scored. Jake Arrieta (2-1) got the start for Chicago and gave up one run...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Starling Marte hit a three-run home run and drove in five runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates took a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in the second of a three-game set on Saturday. Marte's big night was coupled with a dominating performance from Jeff Locke (2-0), who allowed just one run and four hits while striking out six in eight innings. The Pirates have...