For the first time since 2007, the Pittsburgh Pirates won three games in a four-game slate against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Pirates (24-17) relied on six innings of one-run baseball from starter Francisco Liriano (2-0) and Travis Snider drove in three runs on a 3-for-5 day, which included a two-run homer that broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning and put Pittsburgh ahead for good.
05/17/2013 - 00:46
In less exciting of a fashion than Tuesday night, but still just as effective, the Pittsburgh Pirates outlasted the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday night at PNC Park, 3-1, behind a stellar pitching effort by starter Wandy Rodriguez.
05/16/2013 - 00:06
The Pittsburgh Pirates entered Tuesday’s contest against the Milwaukee Braves as the only team in Major League Baseball yet to play a game that went to extra innings. The Pirates (22-17) exited their first extra-inning game as 4-3 winners over the Brewers (16-21) when, over four hours after the first pitch was thrown, Andrew McCutchen sent his fifth home run of the season over the right-center field fence in the 12th inning.
05/15/2013 - 01:25
The Pirates managed just four hits and committed three errors as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Bucs 5-1 to snap Pittsburgh's three-game winning streak. The Brewers were active on the base paths and stole six bases on Monday night at PNC Park.
05/13/2013 - 23:32
Pedro Alvarez's two-out single in the eighth inning lifted the Pirates to a 3-2 victory over Matt Harvey and the Mets Sunday afternoon in New York. Clint Barmes homered and Jeanmar Gomez pitched five innings of two-hit ball for the Bucs.
05/12/2013 - 19:19
Wandy Rodriguez held New York to one run over six innings and Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer as the Pirates topped the Mets 7-3 Friday night at Citi Field.
05/10/2013 - 23:13
Jason Grilli suffered his first setback of the season as Mike Baxter's one-out single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Mets to a 3-2 win over the Bucs. Pedro Alvarez homered and knocked in the only Pirates runs of the night.
05/09/2013 - 23:03
The pitcher’s duel promised between aces A.J. Burnett and Felix Hernandez did not disappoint Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park, with the two teams combining to hit just 10-for-61 at the plate.
05/08/2013 - 16:37
The Pittsburgh Pirates used back-to-back RBI doubles by Travis Snider and Andrew McCutchen in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners Tuesday night at PNC Park to jump out to an early 2-0 lead which the Buccos never relinquished en route to a 4-1 victory in the first of a two-game interleague set.
05/07/2013 - 23:55
Mike "Spanky" LaValliere played for the Pirates from 1987 to 1993 and was the catcher for the N.L. East championship teams of 1990, '91 and '92. A lifetime .268 hitter, LaValliere threw out 37 percent of attempted base stealers during his career and won a Gold Glove Award in 1987.
05/07/2013 - 11:08