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  • Starlin Castro at top of game at bat and in field

    Starlin Castro at top of game at bat and in field
    Starlin Castro's stellar defense recently is matching his production at the plate. The Cubs shortstop made an exceptional play Thursday to retire Pedro Alvarez in the ninth and his third hit in the bottom of the inning fed a Cubs rally that fell short...
  • Cubs try to regroup after another 1-run loss

    Cubs try to regroup after another 1-run loss
    Another one-run loss Thursday could set an ominous tone as the Cubs now face a difficult five-game trip. Shifting their focus to a weekend series against the National League champion Cardinals became challenging after they wasted six solid innings...
  • Pirates get a winning lift from Alvarez

    CHICAGO Pedro Alvarez launched his third home run in two days on Thursday afternoon this one deep atop the center-field bleachers at Wrigley Field to give the Pirates a 5-4 win. Up until that moment it was shaping up to be a rough day for the Pirates....
  • Pirates rally past Cubs with five-run seventh

    Pirates rally past Cubs with five-run seventh CHICAGO -- The Pittsburgh Pirates used a five-run seventh inning to take a lead and then survived a nail-biting ninth to top the Chicago Cubs 5-4 in the finale of a three-game series on Thursday at Wrigley...
  • Pirates 5, Cubs 4

    Pirates 5, Cubs 4: Pedro Alvarez and Travis Snider homered to account for all the scoring in a five-run seventh inning as visiting Pittsburgh erased a 4-0 deficit to hand Chicago its seventh straight series loss. Starling Marte delivered two hits, and...
  • Preview: Pirates at Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs are undefeated in the final game of a series this season, but this time they're trying to do more than salvage the finale. The Cubs will go for their first series win of the year when they host the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday....
  • Pirates go solo five times but lose to the Cubs

    CHICAGO The Pittsburgh Pirates hit five solo home runs over the ivy covered wall at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night, but still managed to lose, 7-5, to the Cubs. The Pirates are now 5-3, and the Cubs are 3-5. Wandy Rodriguez's second start of the...
  • Series preview: Pirates at Cubs

    Series preview: Pirates at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates lead 2-1 Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN RH Edwin Jackson (0-0, 1.69) vs. RH Charlie Morton (0-0, 0.00) Wednesday: 7:05 p.m., WGN-Ch. 9 RH Jason Hammel (1-0, 1.35) vs. LH Wandy Rodriguez (0-1, 4.50)...
  • Pirates outlast Wainwright, Cards, 2-1

    PITTSBURGH The first batter Edinson Volquez faced Sunday afternoon singled. The second one lined out hard to center field, and it looked as though Volquez might just be the pitchers the numbers last season said he was and not the better version of himself...
  • Alvarez's two homers help Pirates drub Cards, 12-2

    PITTSBURGH Two familiar trends the St. Louis Cardinals cannot avoid decided the game Friday night. One new toy that couldn't help them only made it worse. Pedro Alvarez continued to confound the Cardinals with two home runs that launched the host...
  • Alvarez' power game leads Pirates past Cardinals

    PITTSBURGH The day will likely never come when Pedro Alvarez is referred to as a power/speed threat, but for one game he served as a passable facsimile. After hitting two home runs in his first two at-bats, Alvarez used his legs to score a run his...
  • Gene Collier: Pirates' offensive outburst sends message to Cardinals

    PITTSBURGH For the first of what will include no fewer than 19 meetings with the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals between here and the far end of September, and some would say beyond, the Pirates turned up with a list of batting averages that,...