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Pujols has 2 more RBIs, Cardinals beat Pirates 8-7 in 10

Oct. 04, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols drove in two more runs and the St. Louis Cardinals went on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 in 10 innings Tuesday night. Pujols hit a two-run single in the third inning to push his career total to 2,218 RBIs. That came a night after he broke a tie...

Pujols hits 702nd HR, ties Ruth in RBIs, Cardinals lose 7-5

Oct. 02, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 702nd career home run and tied Babe Ruth for second on the all-time RBI on Sunday, but the Pittsburgh Pirates took the game from the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5. Yadier Molina and Pujols, who will retire at the end of the season, were honored in...

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,...

Newman's single in 10th gives Pirates win and sweep of Reds

Sep. 28, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Newman hit a winning single in the 10th inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rebounded from a blown three-run lead in the ninth to beat Cincinnati 4-3 on Wednesday and send the Reds to their 96th loss, their most since 2015. Kyle Farmer hit a two-run homer in...

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...

Walker, Vogelbach lead Mets over Pirates 4-3 for 91st win

Sep. 16, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taijuan Walker won back-to-back starts for the first time in two months, Daniel Vogelbach homered against his former team and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Friday night. Pete Alonso got his National League-leading 113th RBI for New York (91-55),...

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...

Cruz home run short of cycle, Pirates beat Cardinals 8-2

Sep. 09, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Oneil Cruz finished a home run short of the cycle, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat St. Louis 8-2 on Friday night to keep the Cardinals from stretching their lead atop the NL Central. Cruz had a two-run triple, a double and an RBI single to extend his hitting...