Latest Edward Olivares News

For Mookie Betts, the move to shortstop is proving to be 'the hardest thing I've ever had to do'

Jun. 06, 2024 23:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mookie Betts has spent most of his career making everything about playing baseball look effortless. Not so much in 2024. Not on defense anyway, where the six-time Gold Glove outfielder's transition to shortstop has been bumpier than he'd like. While...

Nick Gonzales drives in 4 runs, Bailey Falter takes shutout into 8th as Pirates beat Braves 11-5

May. 24, 2024 22:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Gonzales drove in a career-high four runs and Bailey Falter carried a shutout into the eighth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 11-5 on Friday night. Falter (3-2) had a 20-inning scoreless streak over three starts halted in the eighth...

Olivares, Gonzales homer to lead Pirates to 5-4 win over Cubs

May. 16, 2024 23:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Edward Olivares and Nick Gonzales homered, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Thursday night. Olivares hit a two-run homer in the first inning. He also doubled and scored in the sixth against Justin Steele (0-1) to make it 5-3. ...

Edward Olivares' grand slam and Mitch Keller's complete game lead Pirates over Angels 4-1

May. 06, 2024 21:43 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Edward Olivares hit his first career grand slam and Mitch Keller pitched a five-hitter to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Olivares’ slam came off Tyler Anderson in the third inning to break a scoreless...

Estrada, Yastrzemski hit back-to-back homers to lead Giants past Pirates, 3-2

Apr. 28, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thairo Estrada and Mike Yastrzemski hit back-to-back home runs in the third inning, and rookie right-hander Keaton Winn had another strong start to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Rookie shortstop Tyler...

Contreras has 3 hits as Brewers take advantage of sloppy inning by Pirates in 3-2 victory

Apr. 24, 2024 22:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — William Contreras had three hits and the Milwaukee Brewers used one big inning to edge the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday night. The Brewers took advantage of a sloppy second inning by the Pirates to turn an error, two walks and two hit batters and an RBI...