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Mets ride deGrom, Bassitt to doubleheader sweep of Pirates

Sep. 08, 2022 00:52 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The division lead they've enjoyed for most of the season gone, the New York Mets returned to a reliable mix of timely power and terrific pitching to move back in front in the NL East. Chris Bassitt threw seven strong innings in Game 1 and Jacob deGrom was even...

Surging Blues Jays edge Pirates 4-3 to complete 3-game sweep

Sep. 04, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays interim manager John Schneider has plenty of things to worry about on a daily basis. Closer Jordan Romano is not one of them. So even as Romano put the tying and winning runs in scoring position with no outs in the ninth inning on...

Logan Webb stars as Giants beat slumping Pirates 2-0

Aug. 14, 2022 00:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb struck out nine in eight sparkling innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Saturday night. Webb (11-5) allowed five hits and walked two in his second straight win. He pitched seven effective innings in a 6-4 victory...

Cruz HR keys outburst as Pirates beat Brewers 5-3, end skid

Aug. 02, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Oneil Cruz hit a three-run homer to spark a five-run sixth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night, snapping a seven-game skid. Cruz hit a blast to dead center field off...

Judge, Hicks hit grand slams as Yankees pound Pirates 16-0

Jul. 07, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Judge felt like he was “stuck” on 29 home runs for “a while.” Of course, “a while” is a relative term when it comes to the New York Yankees slugger. What Judge considered a drought of sorts was in reality a span of four games. One...