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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...

Contreras 3 RBIs, Cubs beat Pirates, end 7-game losing skid

Sep. 29, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willson Contreras drove in all of the Cubs’ run as Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday night to end a seven-game losing streak. Contreras’ two-run double high off the right-field wall in the seventh inning rallied the Cubs from a...

Pirates beat Marlins 6-3, 1 win from 1st sweep of season

Sep. 18, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes doubled twice and survived a ninth-inning tumble on the pitcher’s mound in the game’s second failed attempt to catch a poup, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Saturday night and move within a win of their first series sweep this...

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...

Effective Corbin helps Nationals avoid sweep vs. Pirates

Sep. 12, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Corbin is in the midst of a forgettable season. So is his team. Still, the veteran Washington Nationals left-hander believes he's found a little something of late. Then again, he always seems to when he's facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. ...

Cabrera, Grossman power Tigers past Pirates 5-1

Sep. 09, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Miguel Cabrera and Robbie Grossman each had four hits, and the Detroit Tigers avoided a sweep by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 Wednesday night. Cabrera was 4 for 4 with a double and three RBIs. He doubled off the Clemente Wall in right field to...

Hayes, Tsutsugo rally Pirates to 6-3 win over Tigers

Sep. 06, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes and Yoshi Tsutsugo each hit a two-run single during Pittsburgh’s four-run seventh inning, and the Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Monday to stop their six-game losing streak. Hayes finished with three hits, and Tsutsugo, Jacob...

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,...

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. ...

Cubs' Ross, Hoyer test positive for COVID-19; Green ejected

Sep. 03, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross and president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer have tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesman for the team said Ross and Hoyer are feeling fine in isolation. Both of them are vaccinated. Ross and Hoyer...