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Andrew McCutchen and Jordy Mercer belted three-run homers to lead the Pirates over the Giants 10-3 in the series opener on Monday night in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates kept clearing the fences, and the San Francisco Giants were left arguing plate umpire Chris C
07/25/2017 - 04:18
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The Colorado Rockies rode a seven-run sixth inning to rout the Pirates 13-3 on Sunday afternoon.

DENVER (AP) -- A two-week stretch between starts didn't seem to bother rookie left-hander Kyle Freeland.

07/23/2017 - 22:27
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German Marquez matched a career best with nine strikeouts in seven solid innings and also became the latest Rockies pitcher to hit a Pirates batter with a pitch as Colorado beat Pittsburgh 7-3 on Saturday night

DENVER (AP) -- In the midst of a dominating outing,German Marquez had one wayward pitch that fueled a near brawl.

07/23/2017 - 06:01
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Josh Bell and Andrew McCutchen combined for seven hits and seven RBI to lead the Pirates over the Rockies 13-5.

DENVER (AP) -- A rough first inning could have meant an early exit for Pittsburgh starter Trevor Williams.

07/22/2017 - 05:36
A.P.
Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the surging Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory on Thursday.

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates spent a good portion of the first half of the season trying -- and failing -- to find any sort of traction.

07/20/2017 - 19:55
A.P.
Max Moroff's bloop single in the 10th inning helped the Pirates pull out a 3-2 win over the Brewers to move within 4 games of first place.

Those palpitating Pirates were at it again Wednesday night.

07/19/2017 - 23:39
Anthony Jaskulski
Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. After Monday's unofficial referendum, in which over 7 million Venezuelans voted against the current government, condemning its rule, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.

On a picturesque Monday in Pittsburgh, 18,506 people showed up to watch their Pirates knock off the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers.

07/18/2017 - 01:25
Anthony Jaskulski
The Pirates started the pivotal four game set with the first place Brewers with a come from behind victory, winning 4-2 Monday night.

THE BIG STORY: The Pirates were carried Monday by Gregory Polanco, who went 4-4 with a pair of runs and run scoring doubles.

07/18/2017 - 00:34
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates walked-off the Cardinals for the second time in three games Sunday afternoon, with Adam Frazier delivering the game-winning single to cap a 4-3 win.

Here are the notes of a game that had plenty of firsts.

THE BIG STORY

07/16/2017 - 18:31
Alex Stumpf
Jameson Taillon’s fifth inning struggles and pore timely hitting sank the Pirates Saturday night, losing to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0.

Taillon was pulled after five innings, allowing all four runs on eight hits- three of which came with two outs in the fifth.

07/16/2017 - 04:17
Alex Stumpf
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