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Starling Marte went 3-for-3, including a home run, but Edinson Volquez allowed four homers and the Yankees beat the Pirates 7-1 at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.

BRONX, NY—When you hit home runs, you're percentage of winning goes up.

When you club five of them in one game, chances are that will seal the deal.

05/17/2014 - 21:59
Anthony Jaskulski
Mark Melancon allowed back-to-back walks and the Brewers Khris Davis knocked in a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth, leading the Brewers to a 4-3 win over the Pirates at Miller Park on Thursday.

The loss cost the Pirates the rubber match of their three game series in Milwaukee.

05/15/2014 - 16:22
Dan Sostek
Chris Stewart knocked in the game-winner in the ninth, Starling Marte added a pair of insurance runs and Francisco Liriano pitched six solid innings as the Pirates beat the Brewers 4-1

It was only the second time in nine games this season that the Pirates defeated the Brewers.

05/14/2014 - 23:35
Dan Sostek
The Pirates Double-A affiliate Altoona Curve boast a trio of high-level prospects in pitcher Nick Kingham and infielders Stetson Allie and Alen Hanson. All three are making steady progress and could see time in Triple-A before season's end.


05/12/2014 - 15:32
Carley Thieret
Tyler Glasnow, 20, entered this season rated as the third-best prospect in the Pirates’ organization. The 6-7 right-hander was drafted by the Pirates in the fifth round in 2011 out of Hart High School in Santa Clarita, California, and made steady progress through the system.

He was one of the top pitchers in the minor leagues last season, posting a 2.18 ERA, .142 opponents' batting average and 164/61 strikeout-to-walk ratio for Low-A West Virginia, where he earned

05/12/2014 - 15:01
PSR Staff
The St. Louis Cardinals took a four-run lead in the first inning which the Pittsburgh Pirates could not overcome despite repeated attempts at a comeback. As the Pirates played their first-ever Sunday Night Baseball game at PNC Park, their four-game winning streak ended with a 6-5 loss in a game they never led.

Charlie Morton hit the second batter of the game, Jhonny Peralta, and the Cardinals then received a stroke of luck when third baseman Pedro Alvarez threw a potential double-play ball wide

05/12/2014 - 00:43
Nate Barnes
Edinson Volquez ran into trouble in the second inning, when the St. Louis Cardinals tacked three runs on the scoreboard for an early lead. From there, the Pirates needed a total team effort to surmount the three run deficit to notch a 4-3 victory against their opponent.

Volquez and the rest of the Pirates pitchers combined to work seven shutout innings after the second and the team batted around in the bottom of the fourth to score four runs and take the

05/11/2014 - 00:25
Nate Barnes
Michael Wacha tormented the Pittsburgh Pirates late last season, but behind a 3-for-4 day by Neil Walker the Pirates were able to chase him after five innings and open their three-game weekend series against St. Louis with a 6-4 victory.

Walker scored a pair of runs and drove in another four, with the majority coming on a three-run home run in the seventh inning off Carlos Martinez which erased a 4-3 Cardinal lead.

05/09/2014 - 23:39
Nate Barnes
Travis Snider drove in a pair of runs and Gerrit Cole pitched 8 strong innings as the Pirates won their second straight series, beating the Giants 4-3 at PNC Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Cole (3-2) became the second Pirates' starter in as many days to pitch into the eighth inning, following Charlie Morton's excellent outing in Tuesday's 2-1 Pirates win.

05/07/2014 - 15:39
Tony DeFazio
Starling Marte’s triple turned into a 9th inning walk-off game-winner, thanks to video review, leading the Pirates over the Giants 2-1 Tuesday night at PNC Park.

Marte scored the winning run after tripling and racing home on an errant throw to third base.

05/07/2014 - 08:31
PSR Staff
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