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Tucker makes great grab, hits grand slam, Pirates beat Reds

Oct. 01, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh second baseman Cole Tucker made a spectacular diving catch, then hit his first career grand slam to cap an eight-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Friday night. Tucker’s slam off Dauri...

Votto helps Reds beat Pirates 13-1 to stay in playoff race

Sep. 27, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto homered twice and drove in four runs, and the Cincinnati Reds pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-1 on Wednesday to stay alive in the race for the second NL wild card. Nick Castellanos, rookie Jonathan India and Eugenio Suarez also connected...

Phils' 5-game win streak ended by Pirates; Atlanta on deck

Sep. 26, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies starter Hans Crouse gave up a home run to Cole Tucker on his first major league pitch and Philadelphia’s playoff hopes took a hit Sunday with a 6-0 loss to Max Kranick and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Phillies, who had won five in a row,...

Díaz homer in 10th lifts Marlins 6-5, denies Pirates sweep

Sep. 19, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Lewin Díaz led off the bottom of the 10th with a two-run homer off Chad Kuhl, and the Miami Marlins beat Pittsburgh 6-5 Sunday to deny the Pirates what would have been their first series sweep this season. Díaz’s drive off Kuhl (5-7) bounced off the...

Crowe's five solid innings lead Pirates over Marlins

Sep. 17, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Wil Crowe won for the first time since July 30 and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Friday night. He allowed one run in five innings, giving up three hits. Crowe (4-7) struck out five and walked one. The right-hander’s outing also...

Miley struggles, Reds' skid continues with 6-5 loss to Bucs

Sep. 14, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wade Miley surrendered six runs on 10 hits and the Cincinnati Reds lost for the sixth time in eight games, 6-5 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Miley (12-6) gave up three runs in the first and three more in the fifth before being pulled with...

Pirates rally to spoil Bell's return in 4-3 win over Nats

Sep. 10, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell offered the Pittsburgh Pirates a reminder of what might have been. Ke'Bryan Hayes provided a glimpse of what still could be. Hayes capped off a ninth-inning rally with an RBI single as the Pirates slipped past the Washington Nationals 4-3 on...

Cubs manager Ross positive for virus, Chicago tops Pirates

Sep. 03, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After he was ejected, Chicago Cubs bench coach Andy Green contemplated how he might pass along his fine to manager David Ross or president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer. “It'll probably fall to me though, truth be told,” a grinning Green said. ...