Newly acquired Wandy Rodriguez wasn't sharp in his Pirates debut, allowing three runs, six hits and five walks in six innings, but it was enough to beat his old club as the Bucs downed the Astros 4-3.
07/28/2012 - 22:24
The Pirates used two walks, a single, a sacrifice fly and a wild pitch to score twice in the top of the ninth inning to cap a come-from-behind 6-5 win over the Houston Astros. Michael McKenry and Alex Presley homered in the victory.
07/27/2012 - 23:50
Starling Marte homered on the first Major League pitch he saw, Garrett Jones and Clint Barmes each added two-run homers and AJ Burnett pitched into the 8th inning as the Pirates opened a 10-game road trip with a 5-3 win over the Astros.
07/27/2012 - 00:27
Meek optioned to Triple-A to make room for top prospect
07/25/2012 - 21:36
Kevin Correia won his career high sixth consecutive start and Michael McKenry hit his ninth homerun as the Pirates got back in the win column with a 3-2 defeat of the Cubs.
07/25/2012 - 15:08
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired left-handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez and cash from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league pitchers Rudy Owens and Colton Cain and outfielder Robbie Grossman.
07/24/2012 - 22:18
The Pirates offense was tamed---again. Pittsburgh managed just four hits and one run in a second consecutive loss to the Chicago Cubs.
07/24/2012 - 21:34
Former Pirates No. 1 draft pick Tony Sanchez recently got the call from Double-A Altoona to Triple-A Indianapolis. The Miami-born Sanchez, 24, was hitting .277 in Altoona at the time of his call up and is still getting his feet wet at Triple-A, hitting .233 with 5 homers in 34 games.
07/24/2012 - 09:34
Erik Bedard allowed just two hits in seven innings of work but the Pirates could not overcome the Chicago Cubs.
07/23/2012 - 21:59
Jeff Karstens turned in another great performance at PNC Park, throwing seven scoreless innings en route to a 3-0 Pirates victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday afternoon. With the sweep of the Marlins, the Pirates are now a season-high 14 games over the .500 mark.
07/22/2012 - 17:11