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Pujols hits 701st homer, Flaherty pitches Cards past Pirates

Oct. 01, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 701st home run, Jack Flaherty allowed one run in six innings and the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Friday night. Pujols mashed a slider from Johan Oveido 398 feet to left field in the fourth inning,...

Suwinski double keys 4-run 7th, Pirates beat Reds 8-3

Sep. 26, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Suwinski hit a two-run double to key a four-run seventh inning, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Monday night. Suwinski turned on a slider from Derek Law (2-1), sending it to right field. Fellow rookie Oneil Cruz, who opened...

Oviedo cruises through 7, Pirates top Cubs 6-0 to end skid

Sep. 24, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Johan Oviedo tied his career high with seven strikeouts in seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game losing streak. Oviedo (4-2) retired the final 16 batters he faced, allowing just three hits on...

Castro homers as Pirates beat Reds 10-4 for 4-game sweep

Sep. 14, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rodolfo Castro hit a three-run homer and an RBI single, and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with a 10-4 victory on Wednesday. Rookie Oneil Cruz connected for a two-run drive, helping last-place Pittsburgh to its first...

Pujols' 697th HR, moves into 4th, rallies Cards over Pirates

Sep. 11, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 697th home run, moving past Alex Rodriguez into fourth place on the career list and doing it in dramatic fashion with a ninth-inning drive that rallied the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Sunday. The NL Central-leading...

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...

Pirates for 3! Yes! Triples lead Pirates past Phillies 5-0

Aug. 28, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper, Nick Castellanos, Kyle Schwarber and the Phillies surged into a pennant race by beating some of the worst teams in baseball. The Pirates had been no exception — 0-6 this season against their more-successful cross-state rivals. Roansy Contreras...

Gibson, Castellanos lead Phillies to sixth straight victory

Aug. 27, 2022 21:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Gibson pitched seven innings of six-hit ball, and the streaking Philadelphia Phillies shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Saturday night for their sixth straight victory. Nick Castellanos homered as Philadelphia moved a season-best 17 games over .500....

Chavis' bases-loaded single in 9th puts Pirates over Reds

Aug. 19, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Chavis hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a two-run rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Friday night. The Pirates trailed 4-3 going into the final frame but tied it on Kevin Newman’s...

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...