Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright blanked the Pirates on three hits over eight innings as St. Louis cruised to a 7-0 win over the Bucs at Busch Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
04/27/2014 - 17:46
The Pirates bullpen threw seven shutout innings in relief of Francisco Liriano, Gaby Sanchez and Tony Sanchez each drove in two runs and the Pirates beat the Cardinals 6-1 on Saturday at Busch Stadium.
04/26/2014 - 20:02
The Pirates’ offense remained dormant Friday evening, despite a terrific performance from starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, falling to the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 at Busch Stadium.
04/25/2014 - 23:26
After Charlie Morton lost his command three innings into his last start Friday against Milwaukee, the story was the same in his next outing Wednesday night. Morton threw four clean innings in his start against the Cincinnati Reds then allowed three runs to score in the fifth which proved to be a deciding blow in the Pirates’ 5-2 loss.
04/24/2014 - 00:08
The last time Johnny Cueto was in Pittsburgh, it was a nightmare. Over 40,000 people chanted his last name in unison on Oct. 1, 2013 and, at one point, he dropped the baseball which whipped the crowd into a frenzy as the Pirates went on to defeat the Reds in the National League’s Wild Card game.
04/22/2014 - 23:14
Neil Walker and the rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates probably didn’t want to play more baseball than necessary after Sunday’s 14-inning affair. Fortunately, Walker delivered his second walk-off hit of the season in the ninth inning Monday night to give his team a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the opener of a four-game set.
04/22/2014 - 00:30
The Pittsburgh Pirates are now mired in a stretch where they have lost eight of their last 10 games as a result of a 3-2 loss in 14 innings in Sunday’s series finale against the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee (14-5) took three of four games from the Pirates (8-11), and two of those wins were assisted by Jason Grilli blowing a pair of saves over the weekend.
04/20/2014 - 19:56
In a game where momentum swung like a pendulum, the final swing moved in the Milwaukee Brewers’ favor. Down by one run entering the ninth inning and Pirates closer Jason Grilli on the mound, the Brewers punched themselves out of a corner and into the lead when Ryan Braun hit a two-run home run into the bullpens on the first pitch Grilli threw him.
04/19/2014 - 23:34
The Pittsburgh Pirates continue their four-game set with the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday night, looking to break a 1-1 series tie after losing last night’s game 5-3. Wandy Rodriguez (0-2, 7.31 ERA) makes his fourth start of the season today opposite Milwaukee’s Matt Garza (0-2, 3.43 ERA).
04/19/2014 - 18:20
Through three innings Friday night, Charlie Morton was cruising. The Pirates starter struck out three hitters and allowed just a pair of baserunners.
04/18/2014 - 23:31