Neil Walker, Pedro Alvarez and Andrew McCutchen homered, but the Brewers' Cody Ransom hit a two-out grand slam in the bottom of the eighth and Milwaukee beat the Pirates 10-7 Friday night.
07/13/2012 - 23:02
Forgive us if we’ve been down this road before, even if, over the past two decades, it’s been the road less taken. Last year, riding a wave of excellent pitching, timely hitting and unlikely heroes, the Pirates jumped out to a 47-43 record, entering the All-Star break above .500 for the first time since 1992.
07/12/2012 - 16:24
The Giants Pedro Sandoval hit a three-run triple off Justin Verlander to highlight a five-run first inning for the National League as the senior circuit shut-out the American League 8-0 in the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City.
07/10/2012 - 22:29
Detroit's Prince Fielder out-gunned Toronto's Jose Bautista to win his second Home Run Derby on the eve of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Kansas City.
07/09/2012 - 23:02
Neil Walker tied a career high with five hits on the day while Andrew McCutchen blasted two, two-run home runs to lead the Pirates over the Giants, 13-2. A.J. Burnett earned his 10th win on the season, throwing six plus innings and only surrendering two runs.
07/08/2012 - 16:52
James McDonald allowed only one run on four hits while striking out 10 batters en route to a 3-1 victory for the Pirates over the San Francisco Giants. Neil Walker and Mike McKenry provided the offense for the Bucs, both with multiple hits on the afternoon.
07/07/2012 - 18:40
Despite another phenomenal night at the plate by Andrew McCutchen, who had three hits and drove in two runs, the Pirates fell to the San Francisco Giants, 6-5. Bucs' starter Erik Bedard gave up five runs in the fourth inning, and the Pirates could not overcome the deficit.
07/06/2012 - 22:28
Jeff Karstens threw eight scoreless innings and struck out eight batters en route to a 2-0 Pirates win.
07/05/2012 - 21:26
July means trade rumors. Losing teams look for the most return from their good players. Winning teams scour the market as their fans dream about the addition of an All-Star.
07/05/2012 - 17:33