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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Luis Castillo delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pirates get to Bauer, earn doubleheader split with Reds

Sep. 4, 2020 10:47 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates knew they weren't going to get many chances against Cincinnati's Trevor Bauer. Thanks in large part to an influx of speed they've received over the last week, they didn't let their limited opportunities go to waste. Rookie third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes scored from...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Bryan Reynolds (10) celebrates with Cole Tucker (3) in front of Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras, after hitting a three-run home run off starting pitcher Alec Mills during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

New father Reynolds homers as Pirates top Cubs 6-2

Sep. 3, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — First-time father Bryan Reynolds hit a three-run homer in his return from paternity leave to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday. Reynolds, who along with wife Blair welcomed son Reese on Monday, sent a drive off Alec Mills (3-3) into the seats in right field...

Chicago Cubs' Willson Contreras, right, and Nico Hoerner celebrate after both scored on a single by Anthony Rizzo off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Derek Holland during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. The Cubs won 8-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Baez and Hendricks lead Cubs over Pirates.

Sep. 3, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and Kyle Hendricks pitched one-run ball over six innings Wednesday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to an 8-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Baez connected in the fourth inning to put Chicago in front 3-1. The blast carried 443 feet to the back set...

Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon doubles against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

LEADING OFF: Blackmon hitting .500; Clevinger, Plesac halted

Aug. 12, 2020 3:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BLISTERING BLACKMON Charlie Blackmon raised his batting average to an amazing .500 with three more hits in Colorado's 8-7 win over Arizona. After starting out the year 0 for 9, Blackmon has hit in 15 straight games. He’s 34 for 68 through 17 games in the...

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Joe Musgrove throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Pirates opening day starter Musgrove heads to injured list

Aug. 11, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An unexpected break didn't stop the steady stream of pitchers to the injured list for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The team placed opening day starter Joe Musgrove on the 10-day IL Tuesday with what manager Derek Shelton called a right triceps issue. The Pirates scratched Musgrove (0-3, 6.75...