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Reynolds' four hits power Pirates to 8-6 win over Reds

Oct. 02, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds had four hits, raising his batting average above .300, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-6 on Saturday night. He had a double and triple and is hitting .302 on the season. The...

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...

Pirates beat Cubs 8-6 as Chicago's skid reaches seven games

Sep. 28, 2021 22:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colin Moran hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates dealt the Cubs their seventh straight loss, rallying to beat Chicago 8-6 on Tuesday night. Moran’s homer, his 10th of the season, to deep center field in the first...

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...

Difo scores winning run in ninth, Pirates keep Reds slumping

Sep. 15, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wilmer Difo scored on a groundout from Colin Moran with one out in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Cincinnati Reds a seventh loss in nine games with a 5-4 win Wednesday night. Difo skied a ball down the left-field line against...

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 pounce on shaky Nationals bullpen in 10-7 victory

Sep. 11, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit his 23rd home run of the season and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates surged past the Washington Nationals 10-7 on Saturday. Reynolds hit a two-run shot to right-center field in the fifth and gave Pittsburgh the lead in...

Ben Gamel's RBI single helps Pirates rally past Tigers 3-2

Sep. 07, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Gamel had a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning among his three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night. Gamel also made an outstanding catch in left field to end the top of the sixth. He slammed into...