Tuesday Aug 12
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Game 119: Pirates 4 Tigers 2
The Pirates' box score is fun tonight. Starting at the top of the lineup, Josh Harrison had one hit, Gregory Polanco had one hit, Jordy Mercer had one hit, Russell Martin had one hit, Starling Marte had one hit, Gaby Sanchez had one hit, Ike Davis relieved Gaby Sanchez part way through the game and had one hit of his own, and then way down in the ... (more)
Pirates 11, Tigers 6: Justin Verlander leaves early due to injury; Detroit loses ugly to Pittsburgh
Justin Verlander allowed five runs Monday night and left the game after just one inning due to right shoulder soreness in a 11-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Diamondbacks beat Pirates in 10th on controversial play
Arizona runner Nick Ahmed put his arms up as he slid into second base and deflected a potential double play relay in the 10th inning Sunday, giving the Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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The record would be tied by the 1947 New York Yankees. 1907 - Walter Johnson made his major league debut with the Washington Senators and lost 3-2 to the Detroit Tigers.
Giants' skid continues, drop sixth-straight to Pirates
Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.