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Rookie starter Nick Kingham got hit early in his spot start Saturday, but still gave the Pirates a quality start. The offense, on the other hand, could not pick him up, and the Bucs dropped their second straight to the Padres 6-2.

Kingham’s third career start got off to a rocky start, allowing three consecutive RBI doubles in the first inning.

05/19/2018 - 22:50
Alex Stumpf
Outfielder Austin Meadows recorded a pair of hits in his major league debut, but the Pirates stranded 13 runners on base and fell to the Padres 3-2 Friday night.

Meadows is ranked as the Pirates’ second best prospect by MLB Pipeline and 42nd overall.

05/19/2018 - 01:53
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates’ bullpen came to the rescue again as the Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 Thursday night.

After starter Chad Kuhl was roughed up and eventually pulled in the fifth inning, the bullpen recorded 4.2 scoreless innings of relief to pick up their starter.

05/17/2018 - 23:35
Alex Stumpf
Pinch-hitter Josh Bell singled to break a seventh-inning tie, and the streaking Pittsburgh Pirates beat the skidding Chicago White Sox 3-2 Wednesday.

Pittsburgh has won seven of eight and improved to 10-2 in interleague play this season.

05/16/2018 - 16:21
The Pirates coasted to a 7-0 win over the Chicago White Sox Tuesday, but they are now holding their breath on the fate of catcher Francisco Cervelli and outfielder Starling Marte, who both left early with injury.

Marte was removed with what the club described as “right side discomfort” after the first inning.

05/16/2018 - 01:43
Alex Stumpf
The Pirates hit four home runs and scored 11 to spoil Andrew McCutchen’s return to Pittsburgh, beating the San Francisco Giants 11-2 Friday night.

While his team may have been blown out, for 95 uninterrupted seconds Friday, McCutchen got to hear

05/12/2018 - 03:05
Alex Stumpf
CHICAGO - (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are making a habit out of winning from behind. The Chicago White Sox are losing every which way.
05/10/2018 - 01:03
A.P.
CHICAGO —When it comes to interleague play, the Pittsburgh Pirates sail along like no other team in the National League.

05/10/2018 - 00:56
A.P.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers bring out the best in Chad Kuhl. Kuhl and Richard Rodriguez combined on a two-hitter, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates starter Chad Kuhl throws a pitch during the seventh inning of a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on May 6. (Photo Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty images)[/caption] over the Brewers 9-0 on Sunday.

05/07/2018 - 00:20
A.P.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Sogard and Domingo Santana got Ryan Braun a chance, and he delivered.

05/07/2018 - 00:10
A.P.
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