| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:45 PM
ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen dropped a flyball and Pedro Alvarez flubbed a grounder.
The two errors in a span of three at-bats in the third inning led to an unearned run for Atlanta that was the difference as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:21 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including seven straight batters, and Pedro Alvarez hit a go-ahead home run as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
| May 9, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Andrew McCutchen’s power will come and go. His speed is what makes the Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder one of the most dynamic players in baseball.
The All-Star used both to give the Pirates their first winning streak in three weeks.
| May 10, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Stephen Strasburg struck out a season-high 13 over six innings and the Washington Nationals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
Roger Bernadina and Adam LaRoche both homered in the sixth off Pittsburgh&...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:22 PM
Drew Smyly is finally facing a bit of a bugaboo after a promising start to his rookie season.
The last two times he's taken the mound, the young left-hander has given up a pair of two-run homers in each outing.
Andrew McCutchen did the damage Saturday,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:22 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Correia and Alex Presley used rare starts to make big contributions for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Correia pitched six solid innings and Presley had two hits and scored three runs as Pittsburgh beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:30 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) — A ground ball that deflects off the shortstop's glove for a double. A wild pitch that lets in one run, followed by an error that sends home another.
Just another bad night in a long run of them for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:06 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates scored six runs off Randy Wolf in the third inning, then went on to pound the Milwaukee Brewers 8-2 on Friday night.
Ryan Braun left the game with a right hip strain, after sitting out Thursday night's...
| 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.
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:38 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Four pitches in, Kevin Correia knew he had probably handed Justin Verlander too much support.
Correia allowed a two-run homer two batters into the game before settling in to pitch six effective innings. Verlander was better,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:39 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Clint Barmes, pinch-hitter Alex Presley and Garrett Jones each homered in a four-run sixth inning that snapped a tie, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 14-5 in a game that began in 101-degree heat Friday night....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 8:32 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two months ago, an early two-run deficit would have had the Pittsburgh Pirates scrambling.
Now, it's just a blip. And for the moment, so is nearly two decades of losing.
Mike McKenry and Pedro Alvarez drove in two runs...