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Morton's solid start, RBI lift Bucs over Padres
Published On: Sat, May 30

Charlie Morton allowed one earned run over seven innings Saturday and also knocked in a run as the Pirates beat the Padres, 5-2, in front of a sold-out crowd of 43,207 at Petco Park.
Morton fits right in, keeps starters' roll going
Published On: Sat, May 30

For a guy only recently recovered from right-hip surgery and making just his second start, Charlie Morton fit right into what the rest of the Pirates starters have been doing the last 10 games on Saturday night against the Padres.
Locke looks to lock down series win in finale vs. Padres
Published On: Sat, May 30

The Pirates will send out left-hander Jeff Locke (2-2, 5.28 ERA) against right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3, 6.11 ERA), who has never faced the Bucs, in the finale of their four-game set.
Hurdle explains early hook for Liriano on Friday
Published On: Sat, May 30

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle did have good reasons for what seemed like a tad of a premature hook of starter Francisco Liriano on Friday night. Liriano's next start is in an afternoon game against the Giants in San Francisco on Wednesday.
May 30: Dodgers @ Cardinals
Published On: Sat, May 30

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Records: Cardinals (32-16, +6.5 in NL Central), Dodgers (28-19, -0.5 in NL West) First pitch: 6:15 pm CT TV/Radio: FOX, 1120 KMOX Cardinals lineup: Kolten Wong (2B), Matt Carpenter (3B), Matt Holliday (LF), Jhonny Peralta (SS),...
Recap: Pirates 2, Padres 6
Published On: Sat, May 30

The way the Bucs lost this game is so Piratesy, it's almost too good (bad?) to be true. Francisco Liriano pitched lights-out for the second game in a row, fanning 11. He was sitting under 100 pitches when he finished the 6th, and Hurdle opted to yank h...
Liriano fans 11, but bullpen coughs up game
Published On: Sat, May 30

Francisco Liriano gave the Pirates all he had for six innings, allowing only three hits and striking out 11, but the bullpen couldn't hold a two-run lead and the Padres won, 6-2, in the bottom of the ninth on Derek Norris' walk-off grand slam.
Scahill's error begins nightmarish sequence
Published On: Fri, May 29

The Pirates lost Friday night's game at Petco Park in a wacky ninth inning that ended with Padres catcher Derek Norris becoming the first player in Major League Baseball history to hit a walk-off grand slam after striking out the first four times he ca...
Morton takes on Padres in second start of season
Published On: Fri, May 29

Padres right-hander Tyson Ross takes the mound Saturday night, facing the Pirates' Charlie Morton. Unfortunately when Ross has pitched of late, the Padres' offense has been sporadic.
Alvarez still has learning curve at first base
Published On: Fri, May 29

The transition of Pedro Alvarez from third base to first base is still a work in progress, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Friday night, hours before his club played the Padres in the second game of a four-game set at Petco Park.
May 29: Dodgers @ Cardinals
Published On: Fri, May 29

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Records: Cardinals (31-16, +5.5 in NL Central), Dodgers (28-18, +0.5 in NL West) First pitch: 7:15 pm CT TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, MLB Network, 1120 KMOX Cardinals lineup: Kolten Wong (2B), Matt Carpenter (3B), Jhonny Peral...
Hall of Famers, legends top list of Draft reps
Published On: Fri, May 29

Two members of the 500 Home Run Club -- Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Schmidt -- and 20 other former All-Stars will headline the list of team representatives on the floor at MLB Network's Studio 42 when the 2015 MLB Draft gets underway on June 8.
MLB.TV unveils new media player, price drop
Published On: Fri, May 29

Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll...
5 questions Bucs have answered on hot streak
Published On: Fri, May 29

The Pirates have won seven straight games to join a three-team party in the National League Central, a division in which three clubs -- the Cardinals, Cubs and Bucs -- are separated by 1 1/2 games. Pittsburgh had questions when the season began. Have t...
Bucs roll to seventh straight with rout of Padres
Published On: Fri, May 29

The Pirates continued to ride their starting pitching Thursday night against the Padres at Petco Park as they won their seventh in a row, 11-5, this time behind veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett.
Burnett finds vintage form in final season
Published On: Thu, May 28

A.J. Burnett has made six starts this month and is 5-0 with wins in each of his last five starts. He was only as good as he had to be Thursday night in an 11-5 win over the Padres at Petco Park. It was Burnett's 160th career win, fifth most among activ...
Pirates look to Liriano to extend winning streak
Published On: Thu, May 28

Francisco Liriano gets the start as the Pirates go for their eighth straight win. The Padres counter with James Shields.
Kingham undergoes Tommy John surgery
Published On: Thu, May 28

Pirates pitching prospect Nick Kingham underwent Tommy John elbow surgery on Wednesday.
Polanco stays positive through growing pains
Published On: Thu, May 28

After bursting onto the scene with hits in each of his first 11 big league games, Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco has had to make adjustments through struggles at the plate.
MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player
Published On: Thu, May 28

Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll...
Cole racks up another win with efficiency
Published On: Wed, May 27

As dominant as Gerrit Cole has been so far this season, what impressed Pirates manager Clint Hurdle the most on Wednesday was the young right-hander's efficiency.
Alvarez, Marte go against the grain to help Bucs
Published On: Wed, May 27

Clint Hurdle said, "If you want more, you've got to do more. The last six games, they've done more." That was certainly evident when watching Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte in Wednesday's 5-2 win.
May 27: Diamondbacks @ Cardinals
Published On: Wed, May 27

Jenifer Langosch/MLB.com Records: Cardinals (30-16, +4.5 in NL Central), D-backs (21-24, -7.0 in NL West) First pitch: 7:15 pm CT TV/Radio: Fox Sports Midwest, MLB Network, 1120 KMOX Cardinals lineup: Kolten Wong (2B), Matt Carpenter (3B), Matt Hollida...
Burnett set to continue renaissance in San Diego
Published On: Wed, May 27

The Pirates and Padres will kick off a four-game series at Petco Park on Thursday night, with resurgent right-hander A.J. Burnett set to oppose fellow veteran Ian Kennedy.
Rally vs. Marlins 'pen lifts Bucs to 6th straight
Published On: Wed, May 27

Led by another strong start from Gerrit Cole, the Pirates rallied to score five runs with two outs in the seventh inning and beat the Marlins, 5-2, on Wednesday afternoon at PNC Park.
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