Rookie Josh Bell had a career-high four hits, Andrew McCutchen had three hits and reached base five times, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night.
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Will the Pirates star stay in Pittsburgh after the July 31 trade deadline? Our baseball experts discuss.
The key to beating the red-hot Dodgers is to get a lead on them, while Pittsburgh, thanks to its stellar outfield and new closer, is rolling.
Lamb, Suarez hit dueling dingers
Jake Lamb and Eugenio Suarez each hit two home runs in their game on Thursday. Although Suarez's first was the longest, Lamb got the last laugh as his pair helped the Diamondbacks beat the Reds 12-2.
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including the Dodgers finally losing, another win for the Pirates, and an inexplicable decision by the Cardinals.
Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory on Thursday.
The Pirates have attractive pieces to sell if they choose to go that route, but Pittsburgh is also playing much better and competing in the wide-open NL Central.
Pirates P Ivan Nova talks to Buster Olney about Pittsburgh's comeback win on Wednesday night, the return of Starling Marte to the club's lineup and much more.
Buster Olney recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including an epic comeback by the Royals, a meaningful win for the Pirates and a scary moment for Kris Bryant.
For clubs like the Pirates and Angels, a bad series could be what determines their strategy July 31. And many contenders are waiting for an answer.
Max Moroff got his first career game-ending hit with a single in the 10th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Buster Olney talks to Rob Biertempfel of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about the return of Starling Marte, the Pirates' deadline plans and much more.
Francisco Cervelli and Josh Harrison homered during a sixth-inning rally and the streaking Pittsburgh Pirates welcomed outfielder Starling Marte back with a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
Gregory Polanco doubled twice, drove in two runs and threw out a potential go-ahead run at the plate to lead the surging Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Starling Marte insists that he still isn't sure how the illegal steroid that cost him an 80-game suspension got into his system, but ahead of his return Tuesday night, the Pirates outfielder said he regrets "not being careful enough."
Adam Frazier's game-ending single capped a two-run rally in the ninth inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday.
Lance Lynn worked 6 1/3 innings and added a rare run-scoring double at the plate as the St. Louis Cardinals cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Saturday night.
Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty is off to the 10-day disabled list with a right groin strain. Piscotty has been batting just .236 with six home runs this season.
Bell hits first career walk-off
Josh Bell's three-run homer in the ninth inning was his first career walk-off hit of any kind. It was also his 17th HR of the season, the most in a single season by a Pirates rookie since Garrett Jones in 2009 (21 HR).
Josh Bell hit a three-run homer off Seung Hwan Oh with one out in the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Andrew McCutchen has been the face of the franchise, but with the Pirates out of playoff contention, look for the team to try and find a new home for the 30-year-old.