The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided back-to-back-to-back losses Saturday, with a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies at PNC Park. Francisco Liriano dominated the Rockies for seven shutout innings, while the Pirate offense scored a run in five consecutive innings to provide the necessary run support.
08/03/2013 - 23:39
The Pittsburgh Pirates continue a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies tonight at PNC Park, as staff ace Francisco Liriano (11-4, 2.16 ERA) pitches opposite Jorge De La Rosa (10-5, 3.21) in southpaw showdown. The Pirates (65-44) lost last night to Colorado (52-59) after Jhoulys Chacin allowed only one run over eight innings.
08/03/2013 - 17:19
Jhoulys Chacin dominated Friday night, as he threw eight innings and allowed one run on six hits to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Chacin (10-5) needed just 96 pitches for his eight frames of work and ended his night with a streak of 14 straight hitters retired en route to his 10th win of the season.
08/02/2013 - 23:17
The Pittsburgh Pirates continue an 11-game homestand tonight at PNC Park, as the Colorado Rockies come to the 'burgh to open a three-game set. Gerrit Cole (5-4, 3.56 ERA) starts for the Pirates (65-43) against Rockies (51-59) starter Jhoulys Chacin (9-5, 3.54).
08/02/2013 - 18:42
Fans milled through the streets surrounding PNC Park Thursday afternoon, waving brooms in hopes of the Pirates completing a five-game sweep of their NL Central-rival St. Louis Cardinals. Those hopes were dashed early, and squelched into the dirt as the Cardinals seemingly found their touch to end a seven-game losing streak and dominate the Pirates, 13-0.
08/01/2013 - 23:22
The Pittsburgh Pirates seek their first five-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals in over a century, as Charlie Morton (3-2, 3.59 ERA) pitches against Joe Kelly (1-3, 3.44). A five-game series sweep would be the first in Pittsburgh since 1995, and the first of the Cardinals since 1908.
08/01/2013 - 18:56
Russell Martin drove in the winning run in the eighth and the Pirates' bullpen slammed the door on the Cardinals as Pittsburgh battled back from a 4-2 deficit to win their fourth in row over St. Louis 5-4 in front of a national TV audience Wednesday night.
07/31/2013 - 23:53
92.2. No, it’s not a local sports radio station spewing nonsense to get people to call. Or the average temperature expected for the hot and humid days of a Pittsburgh August.
07/31/2013 - 18:23
Brandon Cumpton earned his first career victory Tuesday night, and Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer to push the Pirates to a 6-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The victory moves the Pirates (64-42) to a season best 22 games over .500, and a 1.5 game lead over the Cardinals (62-43) atop the NL Central.
07/31/2013 - 00:13
Alex Presley knocked in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th to give the Pirates a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at PNC Park.
07/30/2013 - 20:14