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  • McCutchen, Martin blast Pirates past Phillies, 6-3

    PHILADELPHIA Andrew McCutchen blazed toward second base in the fifth inning Wednesday night when it became oh-so clear he just might have the speed for an inside the park home run. Seconds later, he crossed home plate at Citizens Bank Park standing...
  • Pirates pitching leaves them behind, lose to Nationals

    WASHINGTON In the fourth inning, Charlie Morton watched while Jeanmar Gomez went to work on the Nationals Park mound. That never bodes well for a starter's performance, and Morton's outing Friday night led to an evening of playing from behind. The...
  • Pirates falter, 3-2, in final game of series against Reds

    PITTSBURGH Chris Heisey hit two home runs and Johnny Cueto was, well, Johnny Cueto, and the duo led the Reds to a 3-2 win over the Pirates in the final game of a three-game series before a crowd of 37,591 at PNC Park. Heisey's first homer came in the top...
  • 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...
  • Jim Souhan: Buxton's injury keeps alive Twins curse

    Our local sports franchise is cursed. And if you think that's a reference to the Minnesota Timberwolves, you're stuck at the turn of the century. On Wednesday night, center fielder Byron Buxton, the best prospect in all of baseball, played in his first...
  • Braves push win streak to 5 with 11-3 rout of Pirates

    PITTSBURGH Two weeks ago, the Braves flew home from Seattle after a miserable 0-8 road trip that left them two games over .500 and pretty much dead in the water, in the view of many. The Pittsburgh Pirates might have a hard time believing that. The...
  • Scherzer dominates Pirates to win No. 14

    Scherzer dominates Pirates to win No. 14 DETROIT -- The Pittsburgh Pirates had not faced Max Scherzer in more than two years. They're in no rush to see the Detroit Tigers ace again after his overpowering performance on Thursday afternoon. Scherzer...
  • Recap: Tigers 5, Pirates 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Tigers 5, Pirates 2 Tigers 5, Pirates 2: Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 14 over eight scoreless innings as Detroit defeated visiting Pittsburgh to sweep a two-game interleague series. J.D Martinez homered and knocked...
  • Cardinals rally to reward Lackey's gem

    PITTSBURGH The Cardinals' hottest hitter of the moment has things going so well at that plate not even being absent from the starting lineup could keep him from changing Tuesday's game. Jon Jay, skipped over as a starter because of Peter Bourjos'...
  • Reds 3, Pirates 2

    Reds 3, Pirates 2: Chris Heisey slugged a two-run homer in the fifth and snapped a tie with a solo blast in the ninth to help visiting Cincinnati salvage the finale of a three-game series. Jonny Cueto (16-8) continued to dominate Pittsburgh with eight...
  • Liriano helps Pirates take second game of day against Cubs

    CHICAGO The Pirates won two games in one day, defeating the Chicago Cubs, 5-0, at Wrigley Field Saturday after winning Friday's suspended game earlier in the afternoon. The wins ended a four-game losing streak and improved the Pirates' record to 73-68....