5:03 PM EDT, Fri September 04, 2015
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brewers vs. Pirates: Thursday game report

Class A Biloxi manager Carlos Subero was named manager of the year in the Southern League, and Shuckers right-hander Jorge Lopez was named that circuit’s most outstanding pitcher.

Beaver County Times

Pirates Spotlight: GM has a balance to strike with call-ups

The major league roster limit roster expands to 40 on Tuesday and Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants to bolster the roster without disrupting clubhouse chemistry.

Denver Post

Walt Weiss, Rockies' manager: Ben Paulsen has been 'very clutch for us'

Ben Paulsen has, somewhat quietly, become an offensive force. The first baseman went 2-for-3 with a triple, a walk and two RBIs in the Rockies' 5-0 victory over the Pirates on Sunday.

Brewers Blog | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Matt Garza will remain in the Brewers' rotation for now

Matt Garza remains a member of the Milwaukee Brewers starting rotation for now.That was the word from manager Craig Counsell on Sunday morning, roughly 12 hours after the right-hander was roughed up for 11 hits, seven earned runs and a walk in a 3 2/3-inning start against the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park.Counsell said after that game Garzas status would be discussed, but he remains listed as the probable starter for Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.We havent sat down with Matt yet. We need to do that, he said. But the way were listed now is the way we are right now. So until further...

San Francisco Chronicle

Giants lose to Pirates in ninth — Starling Marte’s walkoff homer

PITTSBURGH - Mike Leake was working with “no restrictions,” according to manager Bruce Bochy’s pregame statement. Of the Pirates’ four hits, three were solo homers. Leake, acquired before the trade deadline from the Reds, needed nine pitches in the first inning and 46 pitches through four, all hitless, having faced the minimum number of batters. Duffy scored on a wild pitch after reaching on a walk and advancing on an infield single and double play. Ehire Adrianza, facing a drawn-in infield, hit a soft single over short to score Gregor Blanco, who walked, stole second and advanced...

Beaver County Times

J.A. Happ answers skeptics with Pirates' 4-1 win over Diamondbacks

J.A. Happ has answered fans who criticized General Manager Neal Huntington's trade for depth, acquiring the left-hander from Seattle for minor league starter Adrian Sampson, by leading the Pirates to a 4-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Beaver County Times

Pirates bullpen has been nearly untouchable

Clint Hurdle fully understands how well his bullpen has been pitching in the last two weeks. Yet the Pirates manager is not quite as impressed as one might think.

Newsday

Mixed results for Travis d'Arnaud

Travis d'Arnaud asked to play against the Pirates on Sunday despite catching 14 innings the night before, Mets manager Terry Collins said.

New York Post

Mets suffer another extra-inning loss to Pirates

Manager Terry Collins did not quite go all Jim Mora at the question, but he admitted he doesn’t sit around fantasizing about his Mets in the playoffs either. Playoffs? A...

Beaver County Times

McCutchen just one of Pirates' key contributors in sweep of Dodgers

“Wow!” was Pirates manager Clint Hurdle’s first thought after his team came from behind for the third straight game against the National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers.