Archive for May, 2012

Brad Lincoln Improves to 3-0 With Victory over Florida Marlins

Pittsburgh Pirates’ starter Brad Lincoln continues to impress when given the opportunity to step on the mound. Monday night against the Florida Marlins, in a start, Lincoln shined again allowing two runs on four hits in six innings pitched. It was his third victory of the season. Pittsburgh only managed six hits, but it was […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Ride Walk-Off Wins to Series Victories Over Nationals and Astros

Fans began to slowly trickle out of the stadium on the rainy and gloomy Mother’s Day game between the Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park yesterday, with little to cheer about. The Pirates offense looked like they were going to waste another spectacular start by starter A.J. Burnett, trailing 2-1 in the bottom […]

Pirates’ Josh Harrison Delivers Game-Winning RBI in 12th Inning

For eight innings of Sunday’s game with the Houston Astros, it appeared that the Pirates were going to lose in a similar fashion to most of their losses this season—lack of offensive production. Finally, after another dismal performance at the dish, especially with A.J. Burnett on the hill, the Pirates broke through with a sacrifice […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Struggle Against Divisional Opponents

Up until this week, the Pittsburgh Pirates were the only team in the majors to not score more than five runs in a game.  That streak ended on Monday, April 30, in Pittsburgh’s series finale against the Atlanta Braves.  The offense exploded for nine runs on their way to splitting the four game series, with […]