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Rojas, Cooper late homers help Marlins end record road skid

Sep. 4, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jose Urena was the Miami Marlins' opening day starter. He is now finishing the season as the closer. Miguel Rojas hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and Garrett Cooper connected in the 10th as the Marlins rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday...

Brault homers, pitches into 7th as Pirates sweep Rockies 6-2

Sep. 1, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Steven Brault came into the dugout after his first big league home run ready to celebrate with his teammates. Instead, they greeted him in jest with silence. It was only fitting after he quieted the Colorado Rockies' bats for most of the afternoon. Brault hit a towering shot into the second...

Newman homers twice, Pirates beat Rockies 11-8

Aug. 30, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kevin Newman was quick to get the Pittsburgh Pirates' offense rolling. Newman, the new leadoff batter, had two homers among his four hits and drove in three runs, Jose Osuna also homered and the Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 11-8 on Thursday night. Newman homered to lead off the game,...

Hoskins muffs easy catch in 9th, Phils fall to Pirates 5-4

Aug. 27, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins botched an easy catch that cost the Phillies a game and gave their fed-up fans a reason to really boo the home team. The struggling first baseman has become the latest player to trigger the official sound of contempt in Philly with a drop that cost the Phils a chance to...

Bell tops 100 RBIs, Pirates cruise past Reds 14-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell isn't done. That was the defining message from the All-Star first baseman after he topped 100 RBIs for the first time in the majors, hitting a three-run homer as the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the Cincinnati Reds 14-0 on Saturday night. "There's a lot of weight on that number, so...

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Aug. 22, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To Max Scherzer, a short outing was totally OK. "I can't get hurt again," the Washington Nationals ace said. "That's just the reality of this." Scherzer pitched four innings in his return from the injured list Thursday night and the Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1. Scherzer...

Nationals continue onslaught with 4 HRs, pound Pirates 13-0

Aug. 19, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Nationals are on a hot streak at the plate that defies explanation. "If anyone knew the answer to that, they could write a book and make millions of dollars," Adam Eaton said. The onslaught continued Monday night when Asdrúbal Cabrera hit the last of Washington's four home runs...

Newman hits RBI single in 9th, lifts Pirates past Cubs 3-2

Aug. 16, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Newman felt the entire crowd on his side when he stepped to the plate in the ninth inning of a tie game. Pinch-hitter Cole Tucker drew a bases-loaded walk and Newman hit an RBI single, all with two out, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Cubs 3-2 on Friday night. Tucker...

Bell's HR, 3 RBIs help Pirates take down Angels 10-7

Aug. 14, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Josh Bell has pulled himself out of a recent slump with some extra film study and a return to better habits as a hitter. Not only has he found his form, Bell helped the floundering Pirates find their footing. Bell homered and had three RBIs to help the...

Wainwright overcomes 1st-pitch HR, leads Cards over Pirates

Aug. 10, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright got off to a rocky start when his first pitch sailed over the right field wall. The rest of the game, that went a lot better. Wainwright tossed six scoreless innings after Adam Frazier's leadoff home run, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Saturday...