Latest David Bednar News

Pirates see signs of progress amid another dismal finish

Oct. 04, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton believes the Pittsburgh Pirates are already winning in the clubhouse. “I’m really proud of the culture we’ve created here,” Shelton said after his second year as manager ended the same as the first, with Pittsburgh a distant fifth...

Contreras 3 RBIs, Cubs beat Pirates, end 7-game losing skid

Sep. 29, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willson Contreras drove in all of the Cubs’ run as Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday night to end a seven-game losing streak. Contreras’ two-run double high off the right-field wall in the seventh inning rallied the Cubs from a...

Safe at home: Bednar's rise rare bright spot for Pirates

Sep. 29, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Bednar kept his expectations low when he came home to Pittsburgh last offseason. Make the Pirates out of spring training. That's it. Asking for anything more would have been greedy for a reliever who hadn't exactly excelled during his two seasons...

Phils' 5-game win streak ended by Pirates; Atlanta on deck

Sep. 26, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies starter Hans Crouse gave up a home run to Cole Tucker on his first major league pitch and Philadelphia’s playoff hopes took a hit Sunday with a 6-0 loss to Max Kranick and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Phillies, who had won five in a row,...

Suarez shutout, Harper HR, Phils win 5th in row, top Pirates

Sep. 25, 2021 19:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ranger Suarez has done a little bit of everything this season for the Philadelphia Phillies. Right now, he’s keeping them in the playoff race. Suarez pitched a four-hit shutout, Bryce Harper homered and the Phillies kept up their playoff push,...

Miley struggles, Reds' skid continues with 6-5 loss to Bucs

Sep. 14, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wade Miley surrendered six runs on 10 hits and the Cincinnati Reds lost for the sixth time in eight games, 6-5 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Miley (12-6) gave up three runs in the first and three more in the fifth before being pulled with...

Effective Corbin helps Nationals avoid sweep vs. Pirates

Sep. 12, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Corbin is in the midst of a forgettable season. So is his team. Still, the veteran Washington Nationals left-hander believes he's found a little something of late. Then again, he always seems to when he's facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. ...

Hayes, Tsutsugo rally Pirates to 6-3 win over Tigers

Sep. 06, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ke’Bryan Hayes and Yoshi Tsutsugo each hit a two-run single during Pittsburgh’s four-run seventh inning, and the Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Monday to stop their six-game losing streak. Hayes finished with three hits, and Tsutsugo, Jacob...