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'We've got a lot of dudes in here with good stuff.' The Pirates' pitching staff is growing up fast

Jun. 19, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton emerged from the dugout at sweltering PNC Park and trotted toward the mound to take the ball from Mitch Keller early in the eighth inning on Wednesday. A smattering of boos greeted the move after Keller had spent most of the afternoon dominating the...

Bryan Reynolds hits late HR after Mitch Keller, Hunter Greene duel to lift the Pirates past Reds 1-0

Jun. 19, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Wednesday. Reynolds pounced on an 80 mph changeup from Nick Martinez (2-5) and sent it just over the wall in center field for his...

Lodolo cruises through 7 innings for 5th straight win, Espinal homers in Reds' 2-1 win over Pirates

Jun. 18, 2024 21:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Lodolo allowed one run in seven innings to win a fifth straight start, Santiago Espinal hit a two-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night. Lodolo (8-2) struck out eight without issuing a walk and gave up four hits....

Paul Skenes wins his fourth straight decision and leads Pirates over Reds 4-1

Jun. 17, 2024 22:57 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Paul Skenes pitched one-run ball over six innings to win his fourth straight decision and lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Monday night. Skenes (4-0) allowed six hits in six innings with seven strikeouts and one walk, lowering his...

Reds center fielder TJ Friedl leaves game against Pirates after making a diving catch

Jun. 17, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds center fielder TJ Friedl left in the fifth inning of Monday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with right hamstring tightness after making a diving catch. Following the Reds' 4-1 loss, Friedl said he had full range of motion in his leg....

Triolo and Delay combine for 5 RBIs in the 6th as the Pirates beat the Rockies 8-2

Jun. 16, 2024 18:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jared Triolo had two hits and two RBIs, Jason Delay had a three-run double, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 8-2 on Sunday. Pirates left fielder Bryan Reynolds singled in the seventh to extend his hitting streak to 14 games, the longest active...

Hunter Goodman has 2 homers, 4 hits and 5 RBIs in Rockies' 16-4 rout of Pirates

Jun. 16, 2024 01:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Hunter Goodman had two homers and five RBIs in his first four-hit game, Ryan McMahon doubled twice and stole home, and the Colorado Rockies scored their most runs in two years in a 16-4 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night. Goodman made his second big...

Jack Suwinski, Bryan Reynolds and Andrew McCutchen slug HRs as Pirates beat Rockies 5-2

Jun. 15, 2024 00:17 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jack Suwinski, Bryan Reynolds and Andrew McCutchen homered, Luis Ortiz worked five solid innings of relief and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Friday night. Ortiz (3-2) came on for opener Carmen Mlodzinski in the second inning and scattered...

Dodgers acquire pitcher José Hernández for cash days after the Pirates cut him loose

Jun. 13, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired pitcher José Hernández from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for cash on Thursday. Hernández was designated for assignment on Tuesday after appearing in seven games for the Pirates. The 26-year-old left-hander was 1-1 with a...

Paul Goldschmidt, Brendan Donovan homer and Cardinals beat Pirates 4-3

Jun. 13, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Brendan Donovan homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Thursday. Donovan’s homer off Mitch Keller to lead off the sixth snapped a 3-all tie and extended his hitting streak to eight games as the Cardinals won...