PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colin Moran hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates dealt the Cubs their seventh straight loss, rallying to beat Chicago 8-6 on Tuesday night.
Moran’s homer, his 10th of the season, to deep center field in the first inning opened the scoring.
Pittsburgh Pirates (57-94, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Cincinnati Reds (78-74, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 12:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD Reds: Luis Castillo (8-15, 4.03 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 181 strikeouts)
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Gamel homered, Ke'Bryan Hayes had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates dampened the Cincinnati Reds' dwindling postseason hopes with a 6-2 win Tuesday night.
Mitch Keller (5-11) pitched out of trouble with the aid of two double plays to hold off the Reds, who are chasing the streaking St.
MIAMI (AP) — Lewin Díaz led off the bottom of the 10th with a two-run homer off Chad Kuhl, and the Miami Marlins beat Pittsburgh 6-5 Sunday to deny the Pirates what would have been their first series sweep this season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit his 23rd home run of the season and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates surged past the Washington Nationals 10-7 on Saturday.
Reynolds hit a two-run shot to right-center field in the fifth and gave Pittsburgh the lead in the sixth when he worked a bases-loaded walk against Washington reliever Andres Machado.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell offered the Pittsburgh Pirates a reminder of what might have been. Ke'Bryan Hayes provided a glimpse of what still could be.
Hayes capped off a ninth-inning rally with an RBI single as the Pirates slipped past the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night to spoil Bell's return to PNC Park.
Detroit Tigers (65-75, third in the AL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (50-89, fifth in the NL Central)
Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 6:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Matt Manning (3-6, 6.29 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, 35 strikeouts) Pirates: Mitch Keller (4-10, 6.23 ERA, 1.73 WHIP, 76 strikeouts)
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Gamel had a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning among his three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Gamel also made an outstanding catch in left field to end the top of the sixth.
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.
Yasmani Grandal and Jose Abreu homered, and five relievers combined for 4 2/3 innings of two-hit ball as the Chicago White Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Grandal, who hit a solo homer to lead off the second, is batting .500 (7-for-14) with four homers and 11 RBIs in four games since returning from the 10-day injured list.
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) — 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) — 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.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Gamel and Chase De Jong have spent five-plus years bouncing around the major leagues in search of a home.
Maybe they'll stick in Pittsburgh. Maybe they won't. They've been around long enough to know it's unwise to take anything for granted.
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.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Williams pitched six innings and singled twice against his former team, helping the streaking Chicago Cubs top the stumbling Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Chicago won for the fifth time in six games and stayed a half-game back of NL Central-leading St.
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) — Two-time All-Star infielder Todd Frazier was designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday after hitting .086 in 13 games.
Frazier, 35, had just three hits in 35 at-bats with no home runs and four RBIs...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates put infielder Colin Moran on the 10-day injured list with a strained left groin amid several roster moves Sunday before playing the Chicago Cubs.
Moran exited Saturday’s game against the Cubs in the bottom of the first inning...
KANSAS CTY, Mo. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians could be without starting catcher Roberto Pérez for an extended period due to a fractured finger.
The team placed the two-time Gold Glove winner on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a fractured right ring finger...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers traded reliever Corey Knebel to the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash...
SEATTLE (AP) — Denard Span came to the plate in the eighth inning, knowing the situation was why the Seattle Mariners traded for him three weeks ago...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have recalled right-hander Erasmo Ramirez from a rehab assignment at Triple-A Tacoma to make his season debut starting the series finale at Texas...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are going with five outfielders for now after recalling Ben Gamel from Triple-A Tacoma and optioning left-handed pitcher Ariel Miranda back to the minors...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit two doubles and his 30th home run Friday night and Erasmo Ramirez won his first game for the Seattle Mariners since April 1, 2014, a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays...