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Recap: Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months 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, 1 year 3 months 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 year 3 months 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 year 3 months 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...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Starling Marte hit a two-run home run and scored twice as the Pittsburgh Pirates grabbed a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in the opener of a three-game set. Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Sean Rodriguez each drove in a run for the Pirates, who snapped a two-game slide. Vance Worley (1-1) went six innings and allowed two runs on six...

Pirates activate C Stewart from DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates activated catcher Chris Stewart from the 15-day disabled list and optioned catcher Tony Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. Stewart strained his right hamstring during spring training and missed the start of the season. He played five rehab games between Double-A Altoona and Indianapolis and went 6-for-18. The 33-year-old Stewart...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Rajai Davis homered and Alfredo Simon continued a string of good starting pitching for the Detroit Tigers in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. Simon (2-0) gave up the only two Pirates hits, both singles, in eight innings and struck out two without walking a batter. Joakim Soria then threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his fourth save of...

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Detroit

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Shane Greene is 2-for-2 with the Detroit Tigers. Two starts, two dominating wins. The 26-year-old right-hander threw eight more shutout innings in a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Acquired in December from the New York Yankees, Greene (2-0) gave up three hits, no walks and struck out three over his eight frames, retiring...

Pirates sign Harrison to four-year deal

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed third baseman Josh Harrison to a four-year contract with club options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Harrison's deal is worth just over $27 million, according to CBSSports.com. His deal could reach $50 million. Harrison finished ninth in voting for the National League Most Valuable Player last season, batting .315...

Pirates send Morton to DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed pitcher Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list following another rough outing on Saturday. Morton, who underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip in late September, was rocked for six runs -- five earned -- and walked five batters in just 1 2/3 innings in the Pirates' 6-4 loss at Philadelphia on...