| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:05 PM
Ivan Rodriguez drove in the go-ahead run as a pinch-hitter in the eighth, and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Saturday night to earn a doubleheader split.
Rodriguez’s single to right scored Rick Ankiel to cap a two-run...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:07 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves in an unfamiliar position Sunday, needing to bounce back after All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan blew a save.
Hanrahan gave up Chris Johnson's tying double in the eighth inning for his first...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:35 PM
Neil Walker had two RBI singles, the second driving in Andrew McCutchen with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 Saturday.
Walker’s hit off of Aroldis Chapman (2-1) was his third hit of...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:50 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have found a way to do something few other teams have done this season: Solve Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan.
Ramon Hernandez hit an RBI-single to tie the game with one out in the top of the ninth...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:54 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Lohse received a well-deserved, ice-water shower from his St. Louis teammates after picking up his 100th career win Sunday.
Lohse (12-8) gave up four runs — two earned — in the Cardinals’ 7-4 victory over the...
| May 15, 2011
| 3:18 PM
MILWAUKEE - Kevin Correia’s road dominance ended quickly.
Correia, perfect in five road starts this season, surrendered four runs in the first 12 pitches and six overall in a 9-6 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
“I’ve had a...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Danny Espinosa broke out of a dreadful slump with a two-run homer in the seventh inning Monday night to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Espinosa, who was 8 for 73 entering the at-bat, drove the first pitch...
| May 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Rick Porcello tossed eight scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta ripped a solo home run, as the Detroit Tigers salvaged the final game of a three-game interleague series with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Porcello (4-2) surrendered just one...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:20 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Just call Kevin Correia the road warrior.
Correia pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday.
Correia (7-4) limited Chicago to four singles and a pair...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 8:53 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana homered and the Cleveland Indians opened a six-game interleague homestand with a 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
Josh Tomlin (8-4) earned the win, bouncing back from three consecutive rocky...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 9:25 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen felt something was slightly wrong with his legs in his swing, and after a brief meeting with his manager and a video review to support his theory, he made an adjustment at the plate.
McCutchen said the tweak in his...