Boston Red Sox (57-59, fifth in the AL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (45-70, fifth in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (8-9, 4.51 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 124 strikeouts); Pirates: Mitch Keller (4-8, 4.25 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 91 strikeouts)
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit his National League-leading 32nd homer and Zack Wheeler pitched seven strong innings as the Philadelphia Phillies built a large lead and then held on for an 8-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched one-run ball over seven innings, Jake Marisnick homered and doubled, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 Monday night.
Keller (3-6) scattered five hits, struck out five and hit a batter in the longest outing of his career.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ben Gamel hit a two-run homer to cap a four-run seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Saturday.
Pittsburgh was held to one hit through six innings by Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff before erasing a three-run deficit in the seventh.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Willy Adames couldn't believe what he was seeing.
The Milwaukee Brewers shortstop had just taken a throw from right fielder Andrew McCutchen when he realized Pittsburgh's Kevin Newman was trying to score the tying run all the way from first on Daniel Vogelbach's two-out, ninth-inning single.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired right-hander Yohan Ramirez from the Cleveland Guardians for cash and reinstated infielder Kevin Newman from the 60-day injured list on Friday.
The Pirates optioned Ramirez to Triple-A Indianapolis and had Newman in the starting lineup and batting seventh for their game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willy Adames homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-8 on Tuesday night.
Adames hit a two-run blast in the first inning and a three-run drive during a six-run sixth for the NL Central-leading Brewers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Loud music poured out of the visiting clubhouse at Wrigley Field, accompanied by a multicolor light show.
A day after an ugly loss, the Pittsburgh Pirates were all smiles.
Dillon Peters keyed a solid performance by Pittsburgh's bullpen and Kevin Newman had two hits, helping the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday.
Pittsburgh Pirates (5-4) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (5-5)
Milwaukee; Monday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Zach Thompson (0-0, 4.50 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, three strikeouts); Brewers: Eric Lauer (0-0, 6.23 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, five strikeouts)
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)
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a two-run home run after settling his arbitration case with $13.5 million, two-year contract, helping the Pittsburgh Pirates overcome a three-run deficit to beat the Washington Nationals 9-4 on Thursday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Gamel hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Ke’Bryan Hayes went 4 for 4 a day after getting a big contract and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Wednesday for a two-game series split.
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 2-1 deficit.
Pittsburgh Pirates (56-92, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Miami Marlins (62-86, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (9-13, 3.05 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 185 strikeouts)
Detroit Tigers (65-74, third in the AL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (49-89, fifth in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Wily Peralta (3-3, 3.68 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 41 strikeouts) Pirates: TBD
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Frank Schwindel hustled hard and sprawled for an RBI single that capped a three-run rally with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Saturday for their fifth straight win.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross and president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer have tested positive for COVID-19.
A spokesman for the team said Ross and Hoyer are feeling fine in isolation.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yoshi Tsutsugo homered and Bryan Reynolds tripled in the seventh to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Monday night.
With the game tied in the eighth, Noé Ramirez (0-1) walked three straight to load the bases before Jake Faria came in to face Ke’Bryan Hayes with one out.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yoshi Tsutsugo and Kevin Newman homered and Ke’Bryan Hayes added a two-run single, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willy Adames scored twice, Christian Yelich had two hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the sloppy Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday.
Adames scored in the first and third as Milwaukee never trailed.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Aaron Ashby and three relievers combined on a four-hitter, Rowdy Tellez hit a long home run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Saturday night to split a day-night doubleheader.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wil Crowe and two relief pitchers combined on a one-hitter, and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered, drove in three runs and scored twice, and Kevin Newman matched his career high with four hits for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who beat the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants 10-2 Saturday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bryan Reynolds homered, Adam Frazier drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning when Pittsburgh scored three times without a hit, and the Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — New York Mets manager Luis Rojas was suspended Monday for two games and fined for excessive arguing with umpires, an outburst that followed a bizarre play a day earlier at Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Now this was Bucco Bizarro at its best.
The Pittsburgh Pirates swiped three runs Sunday when Mets pitcher Taijuan Walker mistakenly batted a fair ball into foul territory, prompting a wild argument in which New York manager Luis Rojas was ejected.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler Anderson pitched seven sparkling innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended Milwaukee’s 11-game winning streak Sunday with a 2-0 victory over the Brewers.
Kevin Newman homered and Wilmer Difo had an RBI double as the Pirates stopped a six-game slide.
DENVER (AP) — Ka’ai Tom singled to right leading off the ninth inning, for the first hit by the Pittsburgh Pirates against the Colorado Rockies' Germán Márquez on Tuesday night.
Only two runners had reached for the Prates before then: Jacob Stallings was hit in the left ribs by a knuckle-curve with a 1-2 count and one out in the second inning, and Phillip Evans checked his swing and walked on a 3-2 slider that went low and outside with one out in the fifth.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 10-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
Salvador Perez had two homers and three RBIs to help the Royals sweep the two-game series.
ATLANTA (AP) — Everything seems to be going right for Adam Frazier these days, so he's trying to keep his superstitions in check.
Whatever he's doing has worked thus far as the Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman leads the NL with 58 hits and has hit .386 in 83 at-bats with eight doubles in his last 20 games since April 28.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the San Francisco Giants 8-6 on Saturday night.
Stallings had a two-out, two-run double that capped four-run comeback in the seventh that made it 6-all.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier tripled home the tying run in the 11th inning with his fourth hit of the game and scored the winner on Gregory Polanco’s sacrifice fly as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Anderson pitched eight solid innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on in the ninth, beating the Cubs 6-5 Sunday and ending Chicago’s five-game winning streak.
Wilmer Difo had three hits and drove in three runs as the Pirates won for just the third time in their last 20 games at Wrigley Field...
INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 30-27) won 8-0 over Rochester (Twins). CF Christopher Bostick (.326) and RF Jordan Luplow (.262) had three hits each. Bostick hit a solo homer, and Luplow had a double. SS Kevin Newman (.314) and 1B Wyatt Mathisen (.317) added doubles, with Mathisen adding two RBIs.
Indianapolis was due. The Indians, losers of six straight games with the last two by shutout, broke through with a five-run first inning to earn an 8-0 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Saturday at Victory Field.