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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, 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...
  • 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....
  • Pirates conclude rain-shortened game with 5-3 win over Cubs

    CHICAGO The Pirates won the conclusion of Friday's game, 5-3, in 11 innings against the Chicago Cubs when it resumed Saturday after rain forced its suspension. The game, which began in the seventh inning with the score tied at 3-3, went into the 11th...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pirates beat Cubs 10-4 to complete sweep

    CHICAGO What Gerrit Cole did Sunday afternoon was unusual, perhaps, but not surprising given the flow of the game. At the tail end of an all-out blitzkrieg against Travis Wood and the Chicago Cubs' pitching staff, Cole joined the fun, crushing his...
  • 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...