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  • Stults ends road drought in Padres' 2-1 win

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Stults ends road drought in Padres' 2-1 win PITTSBURGH -- It took 13 tries, but Eric Stults finally got his first road win of the season. The left-hander pitched one-run ball for 6 1/3 innings as...
  • Anemic offense leaves Liriano little room for error in loss to Padres, 2-1

    PITTSBURGH When the non-waiver trading period came and went without a move from the Pirates, general manager Neal Huntington defended the team's inaction by pointing to the players he already had. Some such as Starling Marte at the time, and Gerrit Cole...
  • Padres fail to solve Worley in Pirates' win

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Padres fail to solve Worley in Pirates' win PITTSBURGH -- The San Diego Padres knew what was coming, but they still couldn't solve Pittsburgh Pirates starter Vance Worley. Worley pitched seven...
  • La Russa to Pirates: 'There ain't no free lunch'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have been hit by 61 pitches this season and have hit 60 batters. Both totals lead the major leagues and Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball...
  • Pirates aim to stay afloat without McCutchen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are at .500 during life without Andrew McCutchen. The superstar center fielder missed his second straight game Wednesday night because of a...
  • Pirates' McCutchen hopes to avoid DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Clint Hurdle claims he is the world's No. 1 optimist. The Pirates manager also says star center fielder Andrew McCutchen is No. 2 on that list. Both were hopeful...
  • McCutchen expected to be hit by pitch

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Most instructive after Pittsburgh MVP Andrew McCutchen was hit in the back by a pitch in the ninth inning at Arizona on Saturday was the Pirates' response. Basically,...
  • Breakup slide at second produces an Arizona win

    The Sports Xchange Breakup slide at second produces an Arizona win PHOENIX -- Credit Arizona rookie shortstop Nick Ahmed for the weirdest walk-off win in Diamondbacks history. A block-off may be more like it. Ahmed was struck in the left forearm as...
  • Recap: Diamondbacks 3, Pirates 2 (10)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Diamondbacks 3, Pirates 2 (10) Diamondbacks 3, Pirates 2 (10): Andy Marte drove in the winning run by beating out a fielder's choice as Arizona outlasted visiting Pittsburgh to earn a split of the four-game series. Tuffy...
  • Hot-hitting Harrison doing it all for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Josh Harrison celebrated an anniversary of sorts Friday, when Pittsburgh faced Arizona left-hander Vidal Nuno. The multi-tasking Harrison became a fixture in the...
  • Uncomfortable ride leads to uncomfortable night for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates PHOENIX -- The Pittsburgh Pirates may have known this was not going to be their day on the ride to the park. It did not go well. One of the Pirates' team buses broke down five times on the way to...