• Learning curve: Rookie 1B Josh Bell bright spot for Pirates
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    Learning curve: Rookie 1B Josh Bell bright spot for Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) The perfectionist in Josh Bell fueled the Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman's incessant climb to the major leagues. To stay, he's learning to let that guy go.

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  • Cardinals rally past Pirates in 9th for 4-3 win
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    Cardinals rally past Pirates in 9th for 4-3 win

    (TSX / STATS) -- PITTSBURGH -- Jedd Gyorko produced the game-tying pinch hit single in the ninth inning and Randal Grichuk scored the go-ahead run on a fielding error by shortstop Jordy Mercer as the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Friday night.

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  • Frazier's walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4
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    Frazier's walk-off homer lifts Pirates by Brewers 6-4

    (TSX / STATS) -- PITTSBURGH -- Adam Frazier's two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning broke a tie as the Pittsburgh Pirates halted a seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park on Wednesday night.

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  • Suarez, Gennett 2-run homers push Reds to 5-2 win over Bucs
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    Suarez, Gennett 2-run homers push Reds to 5-2 win over Bucs

    (TSX / STATS) -- CINCINNATI -- Eugenio Suarez and Scooter Gennett each hit two-run homers and Robert Stephenson pitched six shutout innings, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-2 victory on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park.

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  • Brewers beat Cole, Pirates 5-2
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    Brewers beat Cole, Pirates 5-2

    MILWAUKEE (AP) Eric Thames hit his 29th home run, Domingo Santana went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday night.

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  • Molina, Wacha lead Cardinals past Pirates
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    Molina, Wacha lead Cardinals past Pirates

    (TSX / STATS) -- ST. LOUIS -- Yadier Molina slammed a three-run homer and matched his career high with five RBIs to back eight shutout innings from Michael Wacha and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-0 win Sunday over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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  • Avila delivers in 9th, Cubs top Pirates despite Cole's gem
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    Avila delivers in 9th, Cubs top Pirates despite Cole's gem

    (TSX / STATS) -- PITTSBURGH -- Alex Avila's RBI triple in the ninth inning Wednesday night broke up a pitchers' duel as well and lifted the Cubs recorded a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, ending Chicago's three-game losing streak.

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  • Pirates extend manager Hurdle, GM Huntington through 2021
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    Pirates extend manager Hurdle, GM Huntington through 2021

    PITTSBURGH (AP) The architect of the Pittsburgh Pirates' renaissance and the man who helped guide the team to three straight playoff berths are sticking around.

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  • Arrieta continues strong second half, Cubs beat Pirates 4-1
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    Arrieta continues strong second half, Cubs beat Pirates 4-1

    (TSX / STATS) -- CHICAGO -- Jake Arrieta tossed six scoreless innings, and Ben Zobrist broke a scoreless tie with a solo homer to help lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.

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  • Montgomery pitches Cubs past Pirates 6-1
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    Montgomery pitches Cubs past Pirates 6-1

    (TSX / STATS) -- CHICAGO -- Left-hander Mike Montgomery worked a season-high seven-plus innings and held the Pittsburgh Pirates to one run in the Chicago Cubs' 6-1 victory on Monday night.

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  • 'Cutch' shakes off argument, helps Bucs to 5-2 win over Reds
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    'Cutch' shakes off argument, helps Bucs to 5-2 win over Reds

    (TSX / STATS) -- CINCINNATI -- The Pittsburgh Pirates lost eight of their first nine games against the Cincinnati Reds to begin this season. But taking two of three this weekend in Cincinnati was a good way for them to begin a stretch of 28 straight games against National League Central opponents.

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  • Marte, Jaso lead Pirates to 5-2 win over slumping Red
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    Marte, Jaso lead Pirates to 5-2 win over slumping Red

    (TSX / STATS) -- CINCINNATI -- Starling Marte went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and John Jaso's two-run double in the fourth inning gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a lead they would not relinquish in a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the finale of a three-game series on Sunday afternoon at Great American Ball Park.

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  • Dodgers' offense leads the way in 8-5 win over Pirates
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    Dodgers' offense leads the way in 8-5 win over Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Chris Taylor had three of the Los Angeles Dodgers' 10 hits as the offense picked up the pitching staff in an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

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  • Carpenter homers, Cardinals outlast Pirates 11-10
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    Carpenter homers, Cardinals outlast Pirates 11-10

    (TSX / STATS) -- PITTSBURGH -- Tommy Pham, Matt Carpenter and Paul DeJong hit home runs, three of St. Louis' 13 hits Friday night, as the Cardinals built an eight-run lead and held on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-10 at PNC Park.

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  • McCutchen leaves with sore left knee, Pirates beat Jays 4-2
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    McCutchen leaves with sore left knee, Pirates beat Jays 4-2

    (TSX / STATS) -- TORONTO -- Jameson Taillon pitched into the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates scored four unearned runs in the third inning of a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

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