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Bell tops 100 RBIs, Pirates cruise past Reds 14-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell isn't done. That was the defining message from the All-Star first baseman after he topped 100 RBIs for the first time in the majors, hitting a three-run homer as the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the Cincinnati Reds 14-0 on Saturday night. "There's a lot of weight on that number, so...

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Aug. 22, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To Max Scherzer, a short outing was totally OK. "I can't get hurt again," the Washington Nationals ace said. "That's just the reality of this." Scherzer pitched four innings in his return from the injured list Thursday night and the Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1. Scherzer...

Nationals continue onslaught with 4 HRs, pound Pirates 13-0

Aug. 19, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Nationals are on a hot streak at the plate that defies explanation. "If anyone knew the answer to that, they could write a book and make millions of dollars," Adam Eaton said. The onslaught continued Monday night when Asdrúbal Cabrera hit the last of Washington's four home runs...

Newman hits RBI single in 9th, lifts Pirates past Cubs 3-2

Aug. 16, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Newman felt the entire crowd on his side when he stepped to the plate in the ninth inning of a tie game. Pinch-hitter Cole Tucker drew a bases-loaded walk and Newman hit an RBI single, all with two out, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Cubs 3-2 on Friday night. Tucker...

Bell's HR, 3 RBIs help Pirates take down Angels 10-7

Aug. 14, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Josh Bell has pulled himself out of a recent slump with some extra film study and a return to better habits as a hitter. Not only has he found his form, Bell helped the floundering Pirates find their footing. Bell homered and had three RBIs to help the...

Wainwright overcomes 1st-pitch HR, leads Cards over Pirates

Aug. 10, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright got off to a rocky start when his first pitch sailed over the right field wall. The rest of the game, that went a lot better. Wainwright tossed six scoreless innings after Adam Frazier's leadoff home run, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Saturday...

Goldschmidt, Ozuna spark rally, Cardinals beat Pirates 6-2

Aug. 10, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna regained his swing in time to be in the middle of a breakout rally by the St. Louis Cardinals. Paul Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, Ozuna followed with a two-run homer and the Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Friday night. Goldschmidt's...

Mets' Canó strains hamstring in 13-2 rout of Pirates

Aug. 4, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Just when Robinson Canó is starting to hit, the New York Mets star appears headed back to the injured list. Canó limped off with a strained left hamstring, an injury that overshadowed Noah Syndergaard's sparkling outing in a 13-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday that...

Nationals beat Braves 6-3, tighten NL East race

Jul. 30, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the sixth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series to close within 4½ games of the NL East leader. With the score 2-2, Rendon connected of Chad Sobotka for his...

Pirates trade Lyles, lose to Reds 11-6 on 10-run inning

Jul. 29, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — All nine Reds crossed the plate in a parade unseen in Cincinnati since the days of the Big Red Machine. All the down-and-out Pirates could do was watch glumly. Jose Iglesias' grand slam completed Cincinnati's 10-run second inning and the Reds beat the Pirates 11-6 Monday night after...