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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...

Schwindel, Cubs rally in 9th, top Pirates, 5th win in row

Sep. 04, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Frank Schwindel hustled hard and sprawled for an RBI single that capped a three-run rally with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win. Schwindel had three hits,...

Tsutsugo hits game-ending homer, Pirates beat Cardinals 4-3

Aug. 29, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a three-run homer off Alex Reyes in the ninth inning, sending the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Bryan Reynolds started the game-ending rally with a leadoff walk. After Colin Moran struck...

Brubaker ends lengthy losing streak, Pirates edge D'backs

Aug. 24, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JT Brubaker pitched five scoreless innings for his first win in nearly three months, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Tuesday night. Brubaker (5-13) allowed four hits with six strikeouts, stranding five runners in scoring...

Held hitless into 7th by Houser, Pirates top Brewers in 10th

Aug. 04, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers starter Adrian Houser was pulled with a no-hitter intact in the seventh inning, and Gregory Polanco and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to eventually beat Milwaukee 8-5 in the 10th Tuesday night. Houser left after 6 1/3 innings and 104 pitches...