Web Gems: Tuesday, May 5
Andrew McCutchen's left knee is aching. His team is listing. The Pittsburgh Pirates' star center fielder is only too aware of the correlation.
Byrd drives in 4, Reds top Pirates 7-1
Jeff Locke (2-1, 4.76 ERA) makes the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates as they face Michael Lorenzen (0-1, 5.40 ERA) and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.
There is whole lot of baseball still to be played. But that doesn't mean it's too early for these five contenders -- including the Red Sox and Pirates -- to worry.
The Astros and Cardinals look to pad their division leads; the Red Sox pitching staff looks to get on track and might not be that far off.
Tristan H. Cockcroft and Derek Carty get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by giving advice and answering your questions, starting at 6:15 p.m. ET.
The Pittsburgh Pirates were swept in a three-game series by the St. Louis Cardinals, falling 3-2 in 14 innings Sunday.Each of the Pirates' losses in the series came in walk-off fashion for the Cardinals.
Cardinals win in extras again, beat Pirates 3-2 in 14
The Pittsburgh Pirates (12-12) have lost four of their last five games heading to the last game of their nine-game trip, Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals.
For the second time within 24 hours, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost 2-1 on Saturday to the St. Louis Cardinals. Pittsburgh left 18 runners on base in 11 innings, whereas St.
Cards again beat Pirates 2-1 in extras, win in 11th
The Pittsburgh Pirates send Francisco Liriano (1-1, 2.22 ERA) to the mound to take on John Lackey (1-1, 4.21 ERA) and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday afternoon.
The Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 10 innings on Friday.Cardinals' first baseman Matt Adams hit a single off reliever Rob Scahill in the extra frame to drive in the game-winning run.
Adams gives Cardinals 2-1 win over Pirates in 10 innings
On May 1, 1974, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 at Three Rivers Stadium.Pirates starter Dock Ellis hit the first three Reds batters he faced to tie a MLB record.
A.J. Burnett (0-1, 1.80 ERA) gets the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates against Lance Lynn (1-2, 3.63 ERA) and the St. Louis Cardinals Friday.Burnett has 2,390 career strikeouts, six behind Sandy Koufax on the all-time list, and 10 away of becoming the 41st player in MLB history to reach 2,400.
The Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen recorded his 1,000th career hit in Wednesday’s 8-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. McCutchen went 2-for-5 in the win including his first triple of the season.
Miguel Cabrera's two home runs top the list as the Tigers took two of three from the Twins.
Behind solid starting pitching and players who get on base, the Cubs have won 12 of their first 20, a pace that could get them to the playoffs.
Cole, McCutchen lead Pirates past Cubs, 8-1
Gerrit Cole (3-0, 2.19 ERA) gets the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates against Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 5.74 ERA) and the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.Cole is 5-0 in five career starts against the Cubs with a 3.
Pirates vs Reds
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