| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:06 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — About four hours before the Orioles faced the Pittsburgh Pirates, manager Buck Showalter walked up to struggling Jake Arrieta and told the right-hander he would be replacing Brian Matusz as Baltimore's starting pitcher.
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:45 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Samardzija gave up one hit over eight innings and Alfonso Soriano hit two run-scoring doubles as the Chicago Cubs cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Monday night.
Samardzija allowed only a fourth-inning infield...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 3:50 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros ended their team-record losing streak at 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Sunday behind three hits and three RBIs from Marwin Gonzalez.
Hours after Houston traded third baseman Chris Johnson to Arizona...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 3:46 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carlos Gomez and Aramis Ramirez homered off Erik Bedard, leading Mark Rogers and the Milwaukee Brewers over the wobbling Pittsburgh Pirates 7-0 on Sunday.
Rogers allowed three hits in five innings, helping the Brewers win for...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:17 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro homered during a nine-run fifth inning and the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-4 Monday night in their highest-scoring game of the season.
Rizzo and Darwin Barney hit three-run...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 2:49 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brett Wallace had three hits, including a three-run homer, to lift the Houston Astros past the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Monday.
Edgar Gonzalez (1-0) picked up his first victory as a starter in more than four years, giving up a...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:54 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Diamondbacks were flummoxed by Erik Bedard's dominance on Monday night.
They didn't get much help from him afterward, either. To Bedard, it was simple.
Bedard allowed two hits over seven innings, and the Pittsburgh...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:24 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — At the end of his memorable day, second baseman Neil Walker was much more interested in talking about his double-play partner.
Shortstop Clint Barmes’ first career grand slam keyed a nine-run fourth inning and Walker went...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:14 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: Even though McCarthy's had his best stuff working as of late, the A's have been reluctant to push the big right-...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:58 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Erik Bedard keeps going out and giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a chance to win.
If only Pittsburgh’s offense could do the same, wasting another solid effort from the veteran left-hander sparkled again on Sunday in a 5-1...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Blanton threw seven effective innings, Jimmy Rollins homered for the fourth time in five games and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Monday night.
Blanton (7-6) allowed three runs — two...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Needing just a sacrifice bunt or a sacrifice fly, the Pittsburgh Pirates failed to execute the fundamentals.
Ty Wigginton and Carlos Ruiz homered to back Vance Worley and the Philadelphia Phillies held on for a 5-4 victory...