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.
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.
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 run-scoring double with one out.
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.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bryse Wilson pitched effectively into the sixth inning, Ke'Bryan Hayes homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped Baltimore's five-game winning streak Sunday with an 8-1 victory over the Orioles.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles manager Brandon Hyde has been ejected from Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.
Hyde was tossed after he came out to talk to umpires about a replay review that awarded the Pirates a run in the seventh inning.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Fortes and Miguel Rojas hit RBI singles in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Sunday.
Fortes led off the 10th with a go-ahead single against closer David Bednar (3-4) and took second on a bobble by right fielder Cal Mitchell.
Washington Nationals (4-5) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (4-4)
Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (0-2, 10.80 ERA, 2.85 WHIP, seven strikeouts); Pirates: Jose Quintana (0-1, 1.69 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, three strikeouts)
Washington Nationals (4-4) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (3-4)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Josh Rogers (1-0, 1.69 ERA, .75 WHIP, three strikeouts); Pirates: Bryse Wilson (0-0, 6.75 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, two strikeouts)
Washington Nationals (3-4) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (3-3)
Pittsburgh; Friday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Erick Fedde (0-0, 3.60 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, five strikeouts); Pirates: Mitch Keller (0-1, 9.00 ERA, 2.00 WHIP, four strikeouts)
Washington Nationals (3-3) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (2-3)
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Joan Adon (0-1, 8.31 ERA, 1.85 WHIP, three strikeouts); Pirates: JT Brubaker (0-1, 12.00 ERA, 2.33 WHIP, two strikeouts)
Chicago Cubs (3-1) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1-3)
Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 12:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 1.69 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, seven strikeouts); Pirates: Zach Thompson (0-0)
Chicago Cubs (2-1) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1-2)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 4:12 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Drew Smyly (0-0); Pirates: Jose Quintana (0-0)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1-2) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (2-1)
St. Louis; Monday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Zach Thompson (0-0); Cardinals: Dakota Hudson (0-0)
Pittsburgh Pirates (0-2) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (2-0)
St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Bryse Wilson (0-0); Cardinals: Steven Matz (0-0)
Pittsburgh Pirates (0-1) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (1-0)
St. Louis; Saturday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Mitch Keller (0-0); Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (0-0)
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Alford is getting baseball’s version of a mulligan.
Alford won the Pittsburgh's center field job in spring training last year, then struggled and was demoted to the minor leagues in late April.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Wade Miley was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs from Cincinnati on Friday, a surprising cost-cutting move by the Reds.
A left-hander who turns 35 on Nov. 13, Miley was 12-7 with a 3.37 ERA in 28 starts, and he threw his first career no-hitter in a 3-0 win at Cleveland on May 7.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed outfielder Greg Allen off waivers from the New York Yankees, adding him to a wide-open outfield mix for 2022.
Allen hit .270 with four doubles, a triple, two RBI and five stolen bases in 15 games with New York in 2021.
1948 — Sammy Baugh of Washington passes for 446 yards and four touchdowns and Dan Sandifer has four interceptions including two for touchdowns as the Redskins beat the Boston Yanks 56-21.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge went from being a late scratch to hitting a tiebreaking single in a two-run 10th inning to help the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the second straight day, 3-1 on Wednesday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees star Aaron Judge was scratched from the starting lineup about 30 minutes before the start of Wednesday night's game at Tampa Bay.
Although there was no announcement on why Judge was taken out of the lineup, he pinch-hit in the fifth inning and struck out.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan LaMarre, Greg Allen and Trey Amburgey.
That was the New York Yankees' starting outfield Sunday night for a critical game against rival Boston.
Not exactly the Bronx Bombers of Mantle, Maris and Berra.
The contending San Diego Padres acquired Mike Clevinger in a multiplayer deal with the Cleveland Indians on Monday, bolstering their rotation with another bold move ahead of baseball's trade deadline...