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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...

Mahle, Reds avoid sweep, edge Pirates 1-0

Sep. 16, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds reliever Mychal Givens has been around long enough to understand the rhythms of a season. Funks happen. What defines a team is how it responds to them. With the Reds staggering at the end of a frustrating nine-game road trip, Givens...

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...

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. ...

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...

Pirates remember emotional post-9/11 game against Mets

Sep. 11, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jason Kendall remembers straining to hear the audio through a cell phone that, as the former Pirates catcher put it, “wasn’t exactly an iPhone 12.” Technology lacked on Sept. 13, 2001, two days after four coordinated terrorist attacks changed our world forever. ...

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...

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...

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...