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Pirates’ starter Steven Brault had trouble putting batters away Monday, giving the Colorado Rockies the edge they needed to win 6-2.

Brault (2-1) started the game getting ahead in the count 0-2 against leadoff man DJ LeMahieu, but he lost him and surrendered a walk.

04/16/2018 - 23:16
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates made a handful of moves before their game against the Colorado Rockies Monday, placing Josh Harrison on the disabled list, optioning Dovydas Neverauskas to AAA and promoting LHP Enny Romero and infielder Max Moroff from Indianapolis.

Josh Harrison was diagnosed with a fractured fifth metacarpal- which is between the wrist and the pinky- in his left hand Monday after being hit by a pitch Sunday by Marlins’ pitcher Jose

04/16/2018 - 17:13
Alex Stumpf
MIAMI — When things became testy between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins, Starling Marte kept swinging. And connecting. If the Pirates sought retribution for an inside fastball that sidelined Josh Harrison, Marte provided it by going 5 for 5, including a ninth-inning homer to cap a 7-3 victory Sunday.

Both teams kept their tempers in check even as two Pirates and one Marlin were hit by pitches.

04/15/2018 - 19:59
A.P.
MIAMI (AP) — Corey Dickerson has been one of the hottest hitters in the National League. So when he stepped to the plate for Pittsburgh in the ninth inning of a scoreless game, with runners at the corners and one out, his teammates were sure he'd swing away.

Instead, Dickerson bunted. And it worked, barely.

04/15/2018 - 03:48
A.P.
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Saturday afternoon they claimed LHP Enny Romero off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

The club announced Romero will report to the Pirates within 72 hours. No corresponding roster move has been made yet.

04/14/2018 - 15:46
Alex Stumpf
MIAMI — Justin Bour homered and drove in two runs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Pirates, 7-2, on Friday night.
04/13/2018 - 22:39
A.P.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered twice to help back a third straight solid start by Trevor Williams, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled away from the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Thursday.

Francisco Cervelli lined a three-run shot in the seventh off Cubs reliever Justin Wilson as Pittsburgh scored four times in the inning to break open a tight game.

04/13/2018 - 19:04
A.P.
Ivan Nova pitched seven solid innings, Francisco Cervelli hit a three-run homer and the Pirates ruined the Chicago Cubs' home opener with an 8-5 victory Tuesday.
04/10/2018 - 19:27
A.P.
Jameson Taillon threw his first career complete game, chucking nine innings of one-hit shutout baseball in the Pirates 5-0 win over Cincinnati Sunday afternoon, taking three of four from the Reds at PNC Park.

Jordy Mercer knows a thing or two about facing the heater.

04/08/2018 - 17:00
Anthony Jaskulski
The Bucs’ bullpen faltered and Eduardo Suarez drove in five runs late in the Pirates 7-4 loss to the Reds Saturday.

It was the second loss for the Pirates’ bullpen on the season, allowing five runs over four innings.

04/07/2018 - 23:33
Alex Stumpf
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