12:51 AM EDT, Sun July 23, 2017
Pirates' six-game winning streak snapped as Rockies roll, 7-3

Pirates' six-game winning streak snapped as Rockies roll, 7-3

DENVER — This time, there was no comeback in the offing. After six consecutive come-from-behind wins, the Pirates fell behind the Colorado Rockies in the third inning Saturday night and stayed behind, losing, 7-3, at Coors Field.
Washington Times 1 hour ago

Marquez, Rockies beat Pirates 7-3 after benches empty

DENVER (AP) - German Marquez matched a career best with nine strikeouts in seven solid innings and also had a wayward pitch that fueled a near brawl as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Saturday night. Mark Reynolds added a pair of run-scoring singles and Charlie Blackmon ...
All Things Rockies | Denver Post 1 hour ago

German Marquez shines in Rockies’ 7-2, bench-clearing victory over Pirates

A Star Wars-themed evening at Coors Field almost turned into a bench-clearing brawl between Pittsburgh and the Rockies on Saturday night.
Mile High Sports 1 hour ago

Rockies play it close but defeat Pittsburgh, 7-3

The Rockies survived a dramatic finish to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 at Coors Field on Saturday to take the second game of the three-game weekend series.
MLB Trade Rumors 4 hours ago
Rosenthal’s Latest: Pirates, Astros, Gray, Darvish, Braves

Rosenthal’s Latest: Pirates, Astros, Gray, Darvish, Braves

Thanks to a recent surge that has helped them climb over the .500 mark, the Pirates have ruled out trading either outfielder Andrew McCutchen or utilityman Josh Harrison prior to the deadline, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (video link). However, they’re not necessarily going into the deadline as full-blown buyers. Rather, the team could…
Purple Row 1 hour ago

Rockies sink Pirates 7-3 behind stellar performance from German Marquez

A game with a little bit of everything, including a bench clearing incident. In front of a sellout crowd on Star Wars night at Coors Field the Rockies snapped Pittsburgh’s six game winning streak and moved into a tie for second place in the NL West with Arizona. They got contributions from almost...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 5 hours ago

As Gregory Polanco returns to DL, Pirates will use rotating cast in RF

DENVER — The Pirates’ so-called “dream outfield” is one man short again. On Saturday, after four wins in four days since Starling Marte returned from suspension, right fielder Gregory Polanco was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain, the same injury which sent him to the DL in May.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 8 hours ago

Steven Brault listed on Pirates lineup card in Colorado, but not Gregory Polanco

DENVER — It appears the Pirates have called up left-hander Steven Brault. He was listed on their lineup card prior to their Saturday night game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The name missing from the lineup card was Gregory Polanco, who Friday re-injured his left hamstring.
Beaver County Times 1 hour ago
Tensions flare as Pirates winning streak ends at six games

Tensions flare as Pirates winning streak ends at six games

The benches cleared in the sixth inning after Chad Kuhl threw at Carlos Gonzales in apparent retaliation. Kuhl allowed four runs on nine hits in six innings.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2 hours ago

Benches clear at Coors Field after Chad Kuhl fastball misses Carlos Gonzalez

DENVER — Tempers flared and benches cleared in the sixth inning Saturday at Coors Field after right-hander Chad Kuhl fired a 96 mph fastball behind Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez.

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Mile High Sports 16 hours ago

Blackmon’s hit streak ends as red-hot Pirates thump Rockies

Charlie Blackmon's MLB-best 14-game hitting streak came to an end on Friday night in a 13-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates at Coors Field.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 22 hours ago

Rockies snap Pirates’ winning streak at six

The Pirates’ longest winning streak of the season is over. Coming into Saturday night’s contest against the Colorado Rockies, the Pirates had won six straight, ...
BSN Denver 22 hours ago

PHOTOS: Rockies sunk by Pirates

The Colorado Rockies were downed by the Pittsburgh Pirates by a wide margin of 13-5.
Beaver County Times Jul 22, 2017
Trevor Williams settles in after rough first inning as the Pirates make it six wins in a row

Trevor Williams settles in after rough first inning as the Pirates make it six wins in a row

Williams allowed three runs in the first inning but after Tony Wolters' leadoff double in the second he didn't allow a hit until in the sixth.

Surging Pirates take series opener from Rockies, 13-5, for sixth win in a row

DENVER — These Pirates show no signs of slowing.

Gregory Polanco removed from Pirates game with injury

DENVER — Gregory Polanco, the Pirates’ cleanup hitter, exited in the fourth inning Friday after injuring himself while running out a ground ball. Polanco had just struck a bases-loaded ground ball to second base and hustled to first base to beat out the would-be double-play throw.

Francisco Cervelli swinging a hot bat in July, benefiting from all-fields approach

DENVER — At some point last weekend, before the Pirates welcomed the first-place Milwaukee Brewers to town and then broke out the brooms, manager Clint Hurdle mentioned to a colleague, “Don’t be surprised if you see something special out of [Francisco] Cervelli.” Asked why, he replied, “No. 1, he’s swinging the bat better. But he’s also hit the Brewers.”

High-flying Pirates pitching staff will be tested at Coors Field

DENVER — The Pirates arrived Friday at Coors Field riding a high. At the start of their 9-game West Coast trip, they had won eight of their previous nine games and were armed with the hottest arms in baseball. In the first 16 games in July, the Pirates bullpen had the best ERA in majors (1.64) and the starting rotation wasn’t far behind, ranked fourth with a 3.20 ERA.
Washington Times Jul 21, 2017

Veterans nearly miss Pirates game after bus gets stuck

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Some veterans out to see the Pittsburgh Pirates made it to the game, although their bus didn't. Police officers and nursing home staff pushed the veterans in wheelchairs a half mile after the bus carrying them from the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie became trapped ...

Gene Collier: After a whiff of the Brewers, Pirates prove the division leaders aren't what they seem

A five-game winning streak unprecedented in this Pirates season did not come wrapped in ribbons and rainbows, exactly. Unpack it and you’ll find that each victory required an ocean of sweat and a mountain of nerve.
Fox 6 Now Jul 20, 2017

Polanco homers, Pirates beat Brewers 4-2 for 4-game sweep

PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory on Thursday. FINAL: Pirates 4, #Brewers 2. #MILatPIT The Crew heads to Philly for a 3-game set beginning tomorrow at 6:05pm CT. — Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 20, 2017 The Pirates have won 11 of 13 and moved within three games of the Brewers. Milwaukee has lost five straight. Polanco hit a […]

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