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Charlie Morton, Marlon Byrd lead Pirates past Brewers 7-1

Marlon Byrd made quite the impression in his first career game in a Pirates’ uniform as the right fielder blasted a three-run home run in the seventh inning during Wednesday night’s 7-1 beating of the Brewers. Similar to Kora the right fielder made this presence known early to set the tone for the rest of […]

Pirates sweep Angeles; win 10-9 in series finale

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Pittsburgh scored three in the ninth to tie the score and dropped four in the 10th to seal the deal against the Angels, winning 10-9 on Sunday afternoon. Pedro Alvarez once again launched a bomb early in the contest to give the Pirates the early 1-0 lead and he came through in the 10th with […]

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 […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Remain In Fourth Place in NL Central

Not much has changed from last week to this week in the Pirates season. After going 3-3 over their last 6 games, Pittsburgh remains in fourth place in the National League Central, only a half a game behind the Milwaukee Brewers for third. The week got off to a rainy start, when their opening game […]

Pirates Edge Rockies 5-4 in Series Opener

Clint Barmes tied the score at four after his home run in the eighth inning Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies. Casey McGehee followed that up later in the inning with an RBI single to give the Pirates a 5-4 advantage. Joel Hanrahan shut the door in the ninth inning without allowing a hit. Kevin Correia […]