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Paul Skenes didn't have his best stuff against the Giants. The Pirates rookie made it work anyway

May. 23, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Skenes tugged on one black dress shoe, then another. He slowly unfurled his 6-foot-6 frame from the chair in front of his locker, pulled on a blue blazer, ran his hands through his black hair, and turned to face the cameras. It's not just the 21-year-old's...

Giants rally from a big deficit again and spoil a solid start by Paul Skenes in 7-6 win over Pirates

May. 23, 2024 16:52 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Chapman homered for the third straight game, this one a three-run drive during an eighth-inning rally, and the San Francisco Giants spoiled a solid start by Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Paul Skenes to surge to a 7-6 win on Thursday. Chapman went deep off Hunter...

Giants hit 3 RBI singles in 4-run 10th inning and rally from a 5-run deficit to top the Pirates 9-5

May. 22, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Bailey hit the first of three RBI singles in a four-run 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants rallied from a five-run deficit for a 9-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Bailey started with a single to right off Carmen Mlodzinski...

Nick Gonzales' single in the 10th inning gives Pirates 7-6 victory over Giants

May. 21, 2024 22:54 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Gonzales’ run-scoring single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-6 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Gonzales’ leadoff hit up the middle off Erik Miller (0-2) scored automatic runner Connor Joe from...

Keller pitches 6 effective innings as the Pirates edge the Cubs 3-2

May. 19, 2024 18:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched six effective innings, Nick Gonzales hit a key two-run single and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Sunday. Jack Suwinski connected for another homer against Jameson Taillon as Pittsburgh closed out a 4-3 road trip by taking...

Christopher Morel hits RBI single in the 9th to give Cubs a 1-0 win over Pirates

May. 18, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel singled in Cody Bellinger with one out in the ninth to give the Chicago Cubs a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Bellinger got the winning rally started with a ground-rule double down the left-field line with one out off David Bednar....

Paul Skenes puts on dazzling show in 2nd major league start for Pittsburgh Pirates

May. 17, 2024 21:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — This time, Paul Skenes brought his fastball. Not the one he struggled to command during an uneven major league debut. The dazzling one, the triple-digit heat that goes exactly where he wants it to go. The result was one impressive show. Skenes turned...

Paul Skenes strikes out 11 in 6 no-hit innings, gets 1st win as the Pirates beat the Cubs 9-3

May. 17, 2024 19:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Skenes struck out 11 over six no-hit innings in his second major league start, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Friday. Skenes allowed just one baserunner — Michael Busch on a full-count walk on the eighth pitch of the fifth-inning plate...

Pirates' Skenes pitches 6 no-hit innings before Morel singles for Cubs against reliever

May. 17, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Paul Skenes pitched six no-hit innings in his second major league start before Christopher Morel singled against Carmen Mlodzinski in the seventh for the Cubs' first hit of the game. Skenes, one of baseball's top prospects, struck out...

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. ...