The verdict from Gerrit Cole’s first major league start for the Pittsburgh Pirates last night: as advertised. Cole threw just 81 pitches in six and one-third innings, and allowed two runs on seven hits with no walks and two strikeouts.
06/12/2013 - 12:24
Gerrit Cole pitched into the seventh inning in his debut and Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte homered as the Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 8-2 at PNC Park on Tuesday night. Cole drove in two runs for his first two career RBI, threw 81 pitches, struck out two batters and only allowed two runs in his debut.
06/11/2013 - 23:44
The Pittsburgh Pirates return home to PNC Park Tuesday night and open up a six-game homestand with a 7:05 contest against the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The biggest news out of the ‘Burgh tonight comes from the major-league debut of Gerrit Cole who takes the mound for the 37-26 Bucs against two-time National League Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum, (4-5, 4.75 ERA) throwing tonight for the Giants (33-29).
06/11/2013 - 17:29
Cody Ransom blasted a three-run homer off Justin Wilson in the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie and lift the Cubs to a 4-1 win over the Pirates on Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
06/09/2013 - 17:35
Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin homered and AJ Burnett took a shutout into the 9th as the Pirates topped the Cubs 6-2 at Wrigley Field on Saturday afternoon.
06/08/2013 - 19:51
First overall pick in 2011 draft will pitch against Giants at PNC June 11
06/08/2013 - 17:22
Francisco Liriano struck out eight and allowed just two hits and no runs over seven innings, as the Pirates topped the Cubs 2-0 in Chicago for the Bucs’ fifth shutout in the past three weeks.
06/07/2013 - 17:47
The game of baseball has shaped the youth of America for over a century and its influence is reflected in childhood moments such as a game of catch between a father and son, stepping up to bat in the neighborhood Cul-de-sac and sitting with friends on the bus heading to the big game.
06/06/2013 - 21:31
Catcher Reese McGuire selected with 14th overall pick
06/06/2013 - 21:00
Brandon Inge broke up Julio Teheran’s no-hit bid in the eighth inning, Wandy Rodriguez exited the game in the first with an arm injury and the Pirates dropped their fifth of their last six games to Atlanta 5-0 Wednesday afternoon.
06/05/2013 - 15:24