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Schwarber goes deep again for Nats in 3-2 win over Pirates

Jun. 14, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber homered again to snap a seventh-inning tie and drove in two runs for the Washington Nationals in their 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Jon Lester pitched 5 1/3 solid innings to help the Nationals win for the...

García, Yelich help Brewers sweep Pirates with 5-2 win

Jun. 13, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Avisaíl García hit a two-run homer, Christian Yelich added a pinch-hit sacrifice fly on his bobblehead day and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 5-2 win on Sunday. Despite getting outhit 10-5,...

Yelich, Brewers bail out Burnes in victory over Pirates

Jun. 12, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers ace Corbin Burnes has made things easy for his teammates this season, shutting down opponents and working deep into games. When he failed to do either of those things Saturday, Milwaukee paid him back with a dominant bullpen effort and a...

Leiter strikes out 10, Vandy CWS bound with 4-1 win over ECU

Jun. 12, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jack Leiter had 10 strikeouts in seven innings on Saturday and No. 4 seed Vanderbilt advanced to the College World Series with a 4-1 win over No. 13 seed East Carolina in Game 2 of the Nashville Super Regional. Leiter (10-3) allowed two hits, one...

Brewers win 7-4 by capitalizing on Pirates' control problems

Jun. 12, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patience paid off for the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. It helped that they were facing a Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen that couldn’t throw the ball over the plate no matter who was pitching. Christian Yelich hit a bases-loaded...

Injury likely to keep Brewers 3B Shaw out until August

Jun. 11, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw likely won’t return until August after dislocating his left shoulder diving for a ground ball this week. Shaw got hurt Wednesday at Cincinnati and was placed on the injured list the next day. Brewers manager...

Betts homers, Urias picks up 9th win as Dodgers top Pirates

Jun. 10, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Even amid a slow start, Dave Roberts didn't need a reminder of all the things Mookie Betts can do to help the Los Angeles Dodgers win games. Betts provided one anyway. The star right fielder hit the 25th leadoff home run of his big...

Turner's 2 HRs, strong bullpen lead Dodgers over Pirates 2-1

Jun. 10, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Turner hit two home runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers got 7 1/3 scoreless innings from their bullpen in a rain-delayed 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Turner belted a 409-foot drive to the visitors’ bullpen in center...

Oops! Pirates' Hayes loses homer after missing first base

Jun. 09, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ke'Bryan Hayes forgot to touch 'em all. The Pittsburgh Pirates rookie third baseman missed first base running out a home run Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers and was called out after a replay review. Hayes stung an...

Pirates' Hayes misses 1B on HR, LA's Buehler shuts down Bucs

Jun. 08, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes kept his eyes on the ball — and in the process, the Pirates rookie forgot to touch 'em all. Hayes missed first base and was called out after hitting a first-inning homer, sending Walker Buehler on his way to seven scoreless innings...