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Alvarez backs Locke as Pirates beat Brewers 5-2
Pedro Alvarez hit two home runs, Andrew McCutchen also went deep, and Jeff Locke pitched six shutout innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
Fri May 24, 2013
Estrada outduels Burnett again, 2-1
Marco Estrada and A.J. Burnett produced similar results Friday night. They each kept their pitch count low.
Thu May 23, 2013
Pirates don Penguins jerseys to show playoff support
The Penguins don't have a No. 13 on their roster, but this weekend it belongs to Pirates manager Clint Hurdle.
McCutchen produces before rain; Bucs win
The Pirates' bats couldn't find their rhythm after a nearly two-hour standstill Thursday afternoon, but that didn't matter.
Big night for Snider
Pittsburgh's Travis Snider takes a curtain call on the dugout steps after hitting a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Shawn Camp during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Samardzija stellar, but bats silent vs. Pirates
On Opening Day, Jeff Samardzija held the Pirates to two hits over eight scoreless innings and picked up the win.
Wed May 22, 2013
Pittsburgh Pirates: Continuing to Build on Their 2012 Base in 2013
The Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be meaningfully ahead of where they were in 2012, a year in which they were contenders for about a month and a half on either side of the All-Star Game before a late-season collapse took them into loss territory.
Alvarez homers, Pittsburgh pitches past Houston
Jeff Locke fired seven shutout innings to outduel Lucas Harrell, while Pedro Alvarez's solo homer provided the only scoring in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros at PNC Park.
Tue May 21, 2013
National League Game Capsules
Travis Snider's pinch-hit grand slam in the sixth inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Chicago Cubs, 5-4, in the opener of a three-game set at PNC Park.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Series Preview
The 26-18 Pittsburgh Pirates will welcome the struggling Chicago Cubs to Pittsburgh for a three-game series at PNC Park.
Mon May 20, 2013
Locke, Alvarez lead Pirates to 1-0 win over Houston
The two starters, Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke and Astros right-hander Lucas Harrell, raced to and from the dugout following inning after efficient inning, limiting their pitch counts and raising the bar for the other.
Kansas City Royals
Righty Jeremy Guthrie tries to get back on the winning side of the ledger on Monday night when the Kansas City Royals visit Minute Maid Park to open a three-game series with the Houston Astros.
The Photoshop Fueled Pedro Alvarez Home Run Tracker
APR 18: Pedro Alvarez crushed a no doubter off Julio Teheran that finally landed yesterday.
Pirates Take Two Of Three From Astros In Weird Series, Cubs Next
May 19, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning at PNC Park.
Sun May 19, 2013
Locke, Pirates shut down Astros 1-0
Locke won his fourth straight decisions and gave up one run or fewer for the fifth time in his past eight outings.
Sat May 18, 2013
Photoshop Fueled Pedro Alvarez Home Run Tracker: Pittsburgh Pirates Slugger at Seven
Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Pedro Alvarez has homered six times in 2013 carrying a total true distance of 2,445 feet.
Fri May 17, 2013
Streaking Pirates best Astros on 9th-inning error
Jimmy Paredes was charged with an error that allowed the winning run to score with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates slipped past the Houston Astros, 5-4, in the opener of a three-game interleague set at PNC Park.
Thu May 16, 2013
Snider's long homer helps Pirates overpower Brewers, 7-1
Travis Snider had not hit a home run in his first 104 plate appearances this season.
John McDonald To DL, Jordy Mercer Recalled By Pittsburgh Pirates
Sorry Pittsburgh Pirates fans, your favorite 38-year-old backup utility infielder that has hit for a .065/.171/.097 slash line is going to the 15-day disabled list.
Wed May 15, 2013
Rodriguez shuts down Brewers in Pirates' 3-1 victory
Rodriguez, three starts removed from a poor outing on the road against the Milwaukee Brewers, shut them down with seven strong innings during the Pirates' 3-1 win Wednesday night at PNC Park.