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  • Marte's ninth-inning hit helps Pirates edge Diamondbacks, 2-1

    PHOENIX Starling Marte snuck a seeing-eye single past a diving shortstop to score Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pirates slipped past the Arizona Diamondbacks late for a 2-1 win Saturday night at Chase Field. "We just had to...
  • Wednesday's recap: Pirates 4, Cubs 3

     Wednesday's recap: Pirates 4, Cubs 3
    The summary Light snow fell at PNC Park in the seventh inning Wednesday night, but there already was a chill in the Cubs dugout as center fielder Dexter Fowler left after two innings because of a tight right groin after running out a bunt single in...
  • Watson helps Pirates hold on for 4-3 win vs. Cubs

    PITTSBURGH Gregory Polanco homered and doubled, Vance Worley allowed one unearned run and the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs, 4-3, on a cold Wednesday night at PNC Park. Worley and four relievers finally tamed the Cubs' offense after allowing 14 runs in...
  • Cubs ride Castro to 9-8 comeback win over Pirates

    The shortstop of the future and the shortstop of the present happen to be on the Chicago Cubs' roster at the same time. Yet manager Joe Maddon isn't worried. He's been around the game long enough to know these things tend to work themselves out. Maybe...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 5, Pirates 2

     Monday's recap: Cubs 5, Pirates 2
    The summary After rain delayed the start by 28 minutes, there was another 23-minute delay in the top of the second after a fan was struck in the back of her head by a foul ball while walking to her front-row seat. She was carried off on a stretcher...
  • Starlin Castro no longer wants to be a 'joke'

    Starlin Castro no longer wants to be a 'joke'
    PITTSBURGH -- Manager Joe Maddon and pitcher Jake Arrieta raved about Starlin Castro's defense, and the Chicago Cubs' shortstop explained his mission Monday night. "I have the talent to be a good shortstop," Castro said after making a diving stop to...
  • Pirates' offense keys 6-3 victory vs. Brewers

    PITTSBURGH Runs and hits were scarce for the Pirates in the previous two games. Friday, they got plenty, including some from struggling hitters. Gregory Polanco had three hits, Starling Marte homered and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-3, at...
  • Pirates hit three home runs, win home opener against Tigers

    PITTSBURGH The first and last pitches Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez threw left the ballpark. The first one gave the Pirates an early lead, the final one extended it after the Tigers made some offensive progress. Three home runs helped the Pirates...
  • Pirates beat Brewers, 6-2

    MILWAUKEE Neil Walker and the middle of the Pirates' lineup found a rhythm Friday. Walker had three hits, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte homered, and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-2, to win their first game of the season. The Brewers...
  • Price ends spring with bad start, but Tigers not worried

    LAKELAND, Fla. Detroit Tigers left-hander David Price was roughed up for seven runs over six innings in his last spring start today against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Price allowed eight hits, no walks and had five strikeouts. He threw 85 pitches 57 strikes...
  • Ron Cook: Olney's bold Pirates prediction marks new era of expectations

    Let's start with two reactions to a prominent national baseball guru picking the Pirates to win the World Series. Wow! Easy. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington shares that first sentiment. In some ways, it seems like yesterday that he took over...