Pirates acquire 1B Ji-Man Choi from RaysNovember 10, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired first baseman Ji-Man Choi from Tampa Bay on Thursday in exchange for minor league pitcher Sam Hartman.
The move gives the Pirates a veteran bat with a chance to provide the team with a short-term solution at a position it has struggled to fill since trading Josh Bell to Washington in December 2020.
Surging Blues Jays edge Pirates 4-3 to complete 3-game sweepSeptember 4, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays interim manager John Schneider has plenty of things to worry about on a daily basis.
Closer Jordan Romano is not one of them.
So even as Romano put the tying and winning runs in scoring position with no outs in the ninth inning on Sunday against Pittsburgh, Schneider didn't consider issuing an intentional walk to load the bases.
Judge hits slam for MLB-leading 30th HR, Yanks rout PiratesJuly 7, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a grand slam for his major league-leading 30th home run and the New York Yankees routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 16-0 on Wednesday night to split their two-game interleague series.
Woodruff dominates, Brewers beat Pirates for 3-game sweepApril 20, 2022 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff pitched hitless ball into the sixth inning, Rowdy Tellez homered for the second straight day and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.
Burnes earns 1st win of season as Brewers beat Pirates 5-2April 20, 2022 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Three hits were all the Milwaukee Brewers needed to get reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Corbin Burnes his first win of the season.
Burnes struck out 10 and allowed two runs in seven innings as the Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday night for their third straight victory.
VanMeter hits game-winning homer, D-backs beat Rockies 5-4October 3, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's 2021 baseball season was a stunner for a lot of the wrong reasons.
Josh VanMeter's game-winning homer on Sunday provided the Diamondbacks with a rare happy surprise.
VanMeter's solo shot with two outs in the bottom of the ninth gave the Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies in the season finale for both teams.
Diamondbacks pound Darvish with 6-run 3rd, beat Padres 8-3September 2, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — After 3 1/2 long months, Luke Weaver was very glad to be back on the mound. And even on the base paths.
“I was battling a little of that nervous energy this morning,” the Arizona right-hander said after he pitched six innings in the Diamondbacks’ 8-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
Smith, Kelly homers help Arizona thwart Pirates sweep bidAugust 26, 2021 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carson Kelly and Pavin Smith hit solo home runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks came back against the Pirates’ bullpen for a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night.
Kelly’s homer came in the seventh against Pittsburgh reliever Anthony Banda (2-1) to give the Diamondbacks the lead for good.
VanMeter’s homer lifts D-backs over slumping Phillies 3-2August 18, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter hit a two-run homer, Taylor Widener pitched five quality innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Tuesday night.
The Phillies lost for the fifth time in seven games and dropped 2 1/2 games behind first-place Atlanta in the NL East.
Darvish (back) exits early, Diamondbacks beat Padres 12-3August 13, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Yu Darvish left a rocky start early with lower back tightness, and the Arizona Diamondbacks took advantage to beat the San Diego Padres 12-3 on Thursday night.
Pavin Smith had four RBIs and Caleb Smith pitched 5 1/3 quality innings of relief for the last-place Diamondbacks.
Cabrera’s double in 10th lifts D-backs over Dodgers 6-5July 31, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — It was far from certain that Asdrúbal Cabrera would be wearing an Arizona Diamondbacks uniform on Friday night.
But MLB's trade deadline during the afternoon came and went, and the last-place Diamondbacks didn't deal him to a contender.
D’backs win 3rd straight, score 8 in 7th to top Pirates 11-6July 21, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Josh VanMeter began the night on the bench with a .182 batting average. The Arizona Diamondbacks infielder didn’t get into the game until the fifth inning — and ended up a homer short of the cycle.
Nunez, Rockies avoid sweep, beat D-Backs for rare road winJuly 9, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Colorado manager Bud Black has lamented his team's inability to get big hits on the road this season.
That wasn't the case Thursday.
Dom Nunez doubled twice and the Rockies had five extra-base hits and went 7 for 14 with runners in scoring position to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-3, avoiding a three-game sweep by the team with the worst record in the majors.