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Sunday August 2 2015
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Charlie Morton dominated for seven innings, Neil Walker homered and Starling Marte drove in two runs as the Pirates wrapped up a successful road trip with some late-inning theatrics in a 3-0 win over the Reds in Cincinnati on Sunday.

The win, which got testy in the later innings after a pair of hit batsmen, gave the Pirates a split in the four-game series with the Reds.

08/02/2015 - 16:14
Tony DeFazio
Reds rookie Raisel Iglesias out-dueled Pirates ace Gerrit Cole, Eugenio Suarez drove in three runs and Cincinnati held off a ninth-inning rally to beat Pittsburgh 4-3 at Great American Ballpark on Saturday night.

The Pirates did their best to make Iglesias look like a seasoned veteran on Saturday night. The Cuban flamethrower gave the Reds 6.2 solid innings of two runs on four hits and five strikeouts.

08/01/2015 - 22:14
Aron Minkoff
When Neal Huntington took over as the Pirates general manager in 2008, the first thing he did was tear down the roster of a team that had not won in decades.

Out went Pittsburgh baseball stalwarts such as Jason Bay, Jack Wilson and Freddy Sanchez. In their stead came young talent.

08/01/2015 - 10:49
Kurt Hackimer
Jung-Ho Kang laced three doubles, Andrew McCutchen homered and Starling Marte made two outstanding defensive plays in the bottom of the ninth inning to preserve the Pirates 5-4 win over the Reds in Cincinnati on Friday night.

The Pirates finished July with a 17-9 record, the best mark in the National League. They had been 0-4 at Great American Ballpark this season.

07/31/2015 - 22:33
PSR Staff
The Pirates on Friday acquired left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ from Seattle and first baseman Michael Morse from Los Angeles in a pair of trade-deadline deals.

The 32-year-old Happ was acquired in exchange for minor league pitcher Adrian Sampson, while the 33-year-old Morse was traded for outfielder Jose Tabata.

07/31/2015 - 21:15
Tony DeFazio
Brandon Phillips homered twice and drove in seven runs to lead a 19-hit Reds attack over A.J. Burnett and the Pirates as Cincinnati pounded Pittsburgh 15-5 Thursday night at Great American Ballpark.

Burnett continued his worst stretch of the season, allowing a season-high eight runs on 10 hits to the Reds (46-54) in the Pirates’ largest loss of the season to date.

07/30/2015 - 22:17
Matthew Zabierek
The Pirates acquired two-time All-Star closer Joakim Soria from Detroit in exchange for minor league INF/OF JaCoby Jones.

The 31-year-old Soria, an All-Star in 2008 and 2010, went 3-1 with 23 saves, a 2.85 ERA (41.0ip/13er), 36 strikeouts and a .212 batting average against in 43 appearances this year with the Tigers.

07/30/2015 - 19:21
PSR Staff
Veteran arm adds to depth in bullpen

The Pirates acquired Joe Blanton early Thursday morning from the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations.

07/30/2015 - 11:05
Alex Stumpf
Andrew McCutchen and Jung-Ho Kang homered and the Pirates used a five-run sixth inning to blow out the Twins 10-4 in Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon, winning for the sixth time in their last seven games.

Kang, who homered in the ninth inning Tuesday night to give the Pirates an 8-7 victory after reliever Tony Watson blew a four-run lead, picked up right where he left off.

07/29/2015 - 16:39
Matthew Zabierek
Jung-Ho Kang's ninth-inning homer broke a 7-7 tie to carry the ‪‎Pirates‬ past the Twins 8-7 in a back-and-forth game in Minnesota Tuesday night.

Kang's homer, a 414-foot shot off All-Star closer Glen Perkins (0-3) that bounced off the second deck in left center-field, sent Pittsburgh to its fourth win five games.

07/28/2015 - 23:58
Haley Mae Timple
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