The Mets scored three runs in the first inning off starter Gerrit Cole and went on to beat the Pirates 4-2 Sunday afternoon, closing the book on the Pirates first-half of the 2013 season. Cole threw five innings, gave up six hits and three runs, while striking out five Mets' hitters.
07/14/2013 - 18:52
Reliever replaces teammate Jeff Locke
07/14/2013 - 14:38
The Pittsburgh Pirates look to conclude their first half with a sweep of the New York Mets Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. Gerrit Cole (4-2, 3.68 ERA) makes the start in place of Jeff Locke for the Pirates (56-36) against the Mets’ (40-50) Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.60).
07/14/2013 - 12:27
Almost forgotten in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ magnificent 2013 season thus far is the guy that anchors the team. But Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-4 Saturday night with a home run and two runs batted in to propel the Pirates (56-36) to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets (40-50), and back to 20 games over .500 in front of 39,173 fans—the largest PNC Park crowd to-date this season.
07/13/2013 - 23:36
The Pittsburgh Pirates look to get back to 20 games over .500 tonight at PNC Park, in the second of a three-game set against the New York Mets. The Pirates (55-36) throw A.J. Burnett (4-6, 3.05 ERA) on the mound against Carlos Torres (0-1, 0.51 ERA) of the Mets.
07/13/2013 - 17:56
It took roughly two hours for the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets to play the first eight innings of their series-opener Friday night at PNC Park. 90 minutes later, Jordy Mercer singled up the middle to score Andrew McCutchen with two outs in the 11th inning which gave the Pirates a 3-2 victory.
07/13/2013 - 01:35
The Pittsburgh Pirates open their final series of the first half tonight at PNC Park, as the New York Mets come to town for three games prior to the start of the All-Star Break Monday. Charlie Morton (1-2, 3.38 ERA) starts for the Bucs (54-36) against the Mets' (40-48) Jeremy Hefner (4-6, 3.39).
07/12/2013 - 19:14
Russ Canzler joins Pittsburgh in exchange for minor league pitcher Tim Alderson
07/12/2013 - 15:35
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford made his Major League debut in May 2011 and promptly launched a grand slam, becoming just the sixth player in history to hit a grand slam in his first game.
07/11/2013 - 21:33
Francisco Liriano threw 7 shutout innings and Pedro Alvarez knocked in a pair of runs to lead the Pirates over the A's 5-0 after a 3-hour rain delay Wednesday night/Thursday morning at PNC Park. Liriano gave up only four hits and one walk while striking out six in his team-leading ninth victory on the year.
07/11/2013 - 01:33