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Pirates chase Snell in 1st inning, beat Padres 8-4

Apr. 13, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings had three hits and three RBIs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates chased Blake Snell in the first inning of an 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. The game lasted 4 hours, 7 minutes, and included 17 walks, seven hit batters...

Cup of Joe: Musgrove's no-hitter boosts parents' coffee shop

Apr. 13, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — This no-hitter, it turned out, came with a cup of Joe. Fresh off pitching the first no-no in the San Diego Padres' 52-year history, Joe Musgrove found out his achievement served up a positive effect on his family, too. The...

Players traded to new division face 'refreshing' opponents

Apr. 13, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

Fresh off his trade to the Penguins, Jeff Carter reminisced with Sidney Crosby about their classic battles in rivalry games back when he broke into the NHL with Philadelphia. Now Carter can't wait to play against the Flyers, but not because he harbors some ill will a...

Divisional arms races heat up at NHL trade deadline

Apr. 12, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

Thank divisional play through the first two rounds of the playoffs for a little extra spice at the NHL trade deadline. As much as hockey executives like to say they worry only about making their own team better, several of the big moves executed Monday turned out to be...

Darvish dominates, Myers powers Padres past Pirates 6-2

Apr. 12, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The San Diego Padres have the best bullpen in the majors at the moment. The most overworked one, too. Yu Darvish did what he could to give them most of the night off. The 34-year-old ace allowed three hits over seven dominant...

No cap crunch for Capitals, who land Mantha at deadline

Apr. 12, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

Flat cap or not, the Washington Capitals refused to stand by and watch their division foes improve their rosters without making a move at the NHL trade deadline Monday. Not long after the Boston Bruins acquired 2018 NHL MVP Taylor Hall from Buffalo, the Capitals responded...

Carter's coming: Penguins acquire veteran forward from Kings

Apr. 12, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Carter wasn't planning on leaving Los Angeles. The veteran forward put down roots during a decade with the Kings, a highly successful run that included a pair of Stanley Cups. Then Pittsburgh general manager Ron Hextall called early Monday morning...

Sacred Heart beats Duquesne 34-27 in OT, wins NEC title

Apr. 11, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Julius Chestnut had 173 yards rushing, including a 6-yard touchdown run, Marquez McCray hit Nasheim Brantley for a 29-yard touchdown in overtime, and Sacred Heart held on to beat Duquesne 34-27 on Sunday to win the first-ever Northeast Conference championship game and earn...

Brubaker pitches, hits Pirates to 7-1 win over slumping Cubs

Apr. 11, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JT Brubaker pitched into the sixth inning and had the first three RBIs of his career to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-1 on Sunday. Brubaker (1-0) allowed one run and four hits in 5 1/3 innings with four strikeouts and one walk....

Keller shines, Pirates end 6-game skid, tag Davies, Cubs 8-2

Apr. 10, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller's stuff has never been in question. It's a lack of command that sometimes handcuff the pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates view as one of the cornerstones of what they're trying to build around. The 25-year-old has been searching for it all...