The Pirates exploded for five runs in the first inning thanks to homeruns from Casey McGahee and Pedro Alvarez and then hung on to beat the Phillies 5-4 and salvage a series split in Philly.
06/28/2012 - 20:26
Peters Township graduate was Pirates 26th round selection
06/28/2012 - 13:58
Andrew McCutchen hit a huge two-run homer in the 8th inning, Michael McKenry and Casey McGahee added blasts, Neil Walker had three hits and Brad Lincoln, Jason Grilli and Joel Hanrahan were huge out of the bullpen and the Pirates beat the Phillies 11-7 in a late-inning slugfest at Citizens Bank Park.
06/27/2012 - 23:06
Former Red Sox prospect assigned to Double-A Altoona
06/27/2012 - 16:01
Marte, Owens and Mercer named to International League squad
06/27/2012 - 15:28
The Pirates scored three runs in the final four innings, but squandered opportunities in the 7th and 8th innings and dropped their third straight, falling 5-4 to the Phillies on Tuesday. Michael McKenry went 3-for-3 with a homerun for the Bucs.
06/26/2012 - 22:22
Hague and Slaten sent to Triple-A Indianapolis
06/26/2012 - 16:40
Jeff Karstens got rocked in his return to the mound, giving up 11 hits and 7 runs over five innings as the Pirates fell to the Phillies 8-3 in Philadelphia. Jose Tabata homered and Pedro Alvarez and Mike McKenry each had two hits for Pittsburgh.
06/25/2012 - 22:22
Veteran to start in Philadelphia tonight
06/25/2012 - 17:00
Behind a complete game by starter Justin Verlander, the Tigers managed to take a game from Pittsburgh in both teams' final inter-league games of the season, defeating the Pirates by a score of 3-2. Verlander struck out seven and only allowed two runs, both of which came off the bat of Garrett Jones courtesy of a two-run homer in the seventh.
06/24/2012 - 18:08