Davis' 34th HR spurs A's to series win over Cards
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The Cardinals finished Interleague play with a thud on Sunday, watching as the A's blasted a pair of early home runs and held on for a 7-4 victory that earned starter Andrew Triggs the first win of his big league career. For the Cardinals, the loss allo…Share Tweet
John Jaso and Gregory Polanco hit solo home runs in a go-ahead sixth inning Sunday, and Starling Marte added an insurance shot in the eighth as Ivan Nova and the charging Pirates finished a four-game sweep of the Brewers with a 3-1 win at Miller Park.Share Tweet
New look Bucs 'pen helps them climb Wild Card standingsMLB.com 1 hour agoThe Pirates turned their Miller Park experience all the way around; from consistent defeat to daily victory. After losing nine straight here, not to mention 64 of 81 over the last 10 seasons, the Bucs swept a four-game series, finishing the job with a 3…Share TweetMILWAUKEE — The Pirates rode solo homers from John Jaso, Gregory Polanco and Starling Marte to a 3-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday and their first four-game sweep at Miller Park.Share Tweet
Pirates recall A.J. Schugel, option Adam Frazier to Bristolpost-gazette.com 7 hours agoMILWAUKEE — The Pirates fetched right-hander A.J. Schugel from Class AAA Indianapolis this morning and sent infielder Adam Frazier to Class A rookie-level Bristol. Frazier can return to the Pirates after their off day Thursday, since Bristol’s season en…Share TweetGerrit Cole will not make his scheduled start Monday in Chicago in order to seek a second opinion on his right elbow, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington announced after Saturday's 9-6 win over the Brewers.Share Tweet
On the Pirates: David Freese had three very good reasons to stay in Pittsburghpost-gazette.com 20 hours agoPirates general manager Neal Huntington neatly summarized the team’s two-year extension with David Freese when addressing the media Monday afternoon.Share TweetOne big swing released a little frustration for Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer.Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Aug 27 (yesterday)MILWAUKEE — Thursday, Josh Bell became the fifth Pirates player since 1950 to walk three times in one of the first 10 games of his major league career. The other four were Frank Thomas in 1951, Paul Smith and Eddie O’Brien in 1953, and, most recently, B…Share TweetAndrew McCutchen feels right at home in Miller Park.Share Tweet
Pirates notebook: Gerrit Cole ponders reasons for recent slumppost-gazette.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)MILWAUKEE — This melancholy month of August has faded right-hander Gerrit Cole‘s showroom sheen. The day after allowing five runs in five innings, his fourth consecutive shaky start, Cole paused before attempting to pinpoint what has gone wrong. After a…Share Tweet
Pirates top-10 prospects tracker: Aug. 17-23, 2016post-gazette.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)In this weekly feature, Post-Gazette Pirates writers Bill Brink and Stephen J. Nesbitt will recap the performances of the Pirates’ top 10 prospects, according to Baseball America, over the past seven days, from Wednesday through Tuesday’s games. The lis…Share Tweet
Gene Collier: 2016 not playing out the way Cole and other Pirates imaginedpost-gazette.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)On the front cover of the Pirates 2016 media guide, the five players who were to do the heavy lifting in the hopes and dreams department are pictured in evident urgency; it’s a work of contemporary corporate art.Share Tweet
Astros edge Bucs to cap strong road tripMLB.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)Fighting to keep their spot in a crowded American League Wild Card picture, the Astros did exactly what they needed to during a seven-game swing through Baltimore and Pittsburgh. Coming off a series victory over the Orioles, the Astros claimed another o…Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)A solid road trip kept the Houston Astros on the right path toward a playoff spot.Share Tweetpost-gazette.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)With the ball en route to, but not yet in, the bushes beyond the center-field fence, Gerrit Cole raised his glove to ask for another. He knew Evan Gattis’ second-inning homer would leave the yard without having to look.Share Tweet
Pirates injury updates: Glasnow to make rehab start in Class AAApost-gazette.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)Right-hander Tyler Glasnow is scheduled to throw a bullpen session in Indianapolis today and make his next rehab start in Class AAA, athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk said.Share Tweet
Adam Frazier, Matt Joyce form top of Pirates revised batting orderpost-gazette.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)With the Pirates offense stuck in neutral, manager Clint Hurdle tried kicking it into gear with a new one-two punch atop the batting order Tuesday night against the Houston Astros. Off the bench came Adam Frazier to bat leadoff and play second base, fol…Share TweetMLB.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)Gregory Polanco homered twice Tuesday night, leading a resurgent Pirates offense out of its brief funk. But Ivan Nova hardly needed the help, throwing a complete game in a 7-1 win over the Astros at PNC Park.Share Tweet
Gene Collier: Turnabout like this can drive fans crazypost-gazette.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)This whole baseball thing, perhaps you’ve noticed, offers a person innumerable opportunities to drive him or herself crazy, especially if him or herself is straining under the delusion, for example, that the track of the 2016 Pirates offense can be in a…Share Tweet
Hurdle On Pirates' Evolving CultureMar 2Pirates manager Clint Hurdle talks about the importance of Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh's season outlook and taking the next step.
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