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  • Pirates defeat Phillies, 4-1

    PHILADELPHIA Francisco Liriano's slider was electric Thursday night, leading the Pirates to a 4-1 win against A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies. Liriano struck out a season-high 12 through eight shutout innings as the Pirates plated four runs...
  • Pirates clinch second consecutive postseason berth

    ATLANTA The Pirates took care of one half of the equation Tuesday night. Gerrit Cole dealt, Travis Snider homered and Andrew McCutchen filled in the blanks. They beat the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, at Turner Field, but they needed help. And with the Cincinnati...
  • Pirates use the long ball to rout Red Sox, 9-1

    PITTSBURGH By the sixth inning, the reserves began to enter, spelling the starters like a spring training game. The nine runs the Pirates put on the board in the first five innings allowed that to happen. For the second game in a row they scored by...
  • Walker helps Pirates rally for 7-3 win over Cubs

    PITTSBURGH The Pirates infield turned a triple play, Neil Walker broke a storied franchise home-run record, and a fifth-inning, come-from-behind rally turned today into one fine day at the ballpark for the Pirates. The club closed out its season series...
  • Pirates 4, Phillies 1

    Pirates 4, Phillies 1: Francisco Liriano recorded a season-high 12 strikeouts over eight dominant innings as visiting Pittsburgh cruised to its sixth win in seven games. Neil Walker collected two hits and an RBI while Russell Martin, Ike Davis and...
  • Pirates, Morton shut out Red Sox

    PITTSBURGH Charlie Morton has said his sports hernia affects a series of interconnected body parts in his right groin. Pitching aggravates it. Yet there he was, on the PNC Park mound Tuesday night, shutting out the Boston Red Sox as the Pirates kept...
  • Gene Collier: No shame in staying home for Pirates

    The very best baseball summer in the history of PNC Park ended pretty much the way it began here Sunday, with a tense 1-0 victory against a divisional opponent, the first on an extra-inning home run by Neil Walker way back on March 31, the last when...
  • Franco knocks in decisive run as Phillies beat Pirates

    PHILADELPHIA Ryne Sandberg once spent a September as a Phillies call-up. It was 1981. He turned 22 while in the majors, a debut that encompassed 13 games for a middling team. "One start," Sandberg said, and the Hall of Fame second baseman is excused 33...
  • Liriano leads Pirates past Phillies

    Liriano leads Pirates past Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- Francisco Liriano has begun to regain the form he flashed a year ago, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are reaping the benefits. Liriano, in what manager Clint Hurdle said, "could've been his best start by...
  • Franco makes first home start but Phillies fall to Pirates

    PHILADELPHIA — September is the time for teams out of contention to bring up their top prospects and give them a taste of what the big leagues have to offer. The Phillies didn't bring up too many younger players when major league rosters...
  • Pirates putting Morton into rotation

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH --- The Pittsburgh Pirates, despite being in the middle of both the NL Central and wild card races, are making a change in their starting rotation. Right-hander Charlie...