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Mitch Keller wins his 6th straight start and Oneil Cruz homers again as Pirates blank Twins 3-0

Jun. 07, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched six scoreless innings to win his sixth straight start, Oneil Cruz homered for a second consecutive game and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Friday night. Keller (8-3) scattered seven hits while striking eight and...

Hayes, Reynolds hit 2-run HRs, Keller wins 5th straight start as Pirates beat Blue Jays 8-1

Jun. 01, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes and Bryan Reynolds hit two-run home runs, Mitch Keller pitched six strong innings for his fifth straight victory and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a nine-game losing streak against Toronto by beating the Blue Jays 8-1 on Saturday. After going 4-0...

The Pirates pitching staff began the season as a question mark. It's becoming an exclamation point

May. 25, 2024 21:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates' starting rotation began the season as a question mark. Two months later, it's quickly becoming an exclamation point. And it's not just Paul Skenes, the rookie with the 100 mph stuff, the retro mustache, the influencer...

Mitch Keller keeps torrid May going by keeping Atlanta in check in Pittsburgh's 4-1 win over Braves

May. 25, 2024 20:19 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched into the seventh inning, Nick Gonzales delivered an RBI double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Saturday. Keller (6-3) kept Atlanta in check for 6 2/3 innings to win his fourth consecutive start. The right-hander gave...

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...

Bryan Reynolds' bat, Mitch Keller's arm help Pirates to 8-6 victory over Brewers

May. 13, 2024 23:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bryan Reynolds went 5 for 5 with a homer and two doubles, Mitch Keller threw six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Monday night. Pittsburgh's Jack Suwinski and Yasmani Grandal hit two-run homers. Jake...

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...

JJ Bleday connects twice for first career multi-homer game, A's beat Pirates 5-2

May. 01, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — JJ Bleday hit a go-ahead home run with one out in the fifth inning and a two-run drive in the seventh for his first career multi-homer game, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday night. “Oh, it's awesome, it's a very...

Crawford works 6 solid innings and the Red Sox deal the struggling Pirates a 5th straight loss

Apr. 20, 2024 19:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kutter Crawford allowed one run in six strong innings and the Boston Red Sox defeated the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Saturday. Crawford (1-0, 0.66 ERA) struck out six and walked three. The 28-year-old right-hander gave up a season-high seven hits after...

Bryan Reynolds hits 100th career homer as Pirates beat Tigers 7-4 for 3rd straight win

Apr. 08, 2024 22:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds began the season knowing he was two home runs shy of 100 in his career. The Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder didn't waste time getting there. Reynolds hit a solo shot to center field in the sixth inning to become the 25th player in franchise history...