Shaw Leads Brewers Past Bucs

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Travis Shaw homered, doubled and drove in three to lead the Brewers past the Pirates 4-2.  The (33-40) Bucs start a weekend series with the (33-38) Cardinals, in St. Louis tonight.  (3-2) Jameson Taillon faces (7-5) Adam Wainwright.  Join the OVSN at 7:50 for the pregame.

 

Santana Homer Leads Brew Crew

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Domingo Santana hit a two-run homer to power the Brewers past the Pirates 4-3.  The Bucs, who are now five games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central, wrap up their series with the Brewers this afternoon at Miller Park.  (3-4) Ivan Nova faces (3-4) Chase Anderson.  Listen live on the OVSN beginning at 1:50 with the pregame.

 

Rizzo Lifts Cubs Past Bucs

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Anthony Rizzo had three hits, including a home run to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1.  The Bucs start a four-game series in Milwaukee tonight.  (4-6) Gerrit Cole faces (3-2) Matt Garza.  Join the OVSN at 7:15 for the pregame.

 

Bucs Start Series With Cubs

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The Pirates return to action tonight as the start a weekend, home series with the Cubs.  (3-3) Trevor Williams gets the start for Pittsburgh, while Chicago counters with (3-2) Eddie Butler.  Join the OVSN at 6:40 for the pregame.

 

Rocks End Bucs Streak

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Ian Desmond homered and German Marquez tossed six effective innings as the Colorado Rockies ended the Pittsburgh Pirates four-game winning streak, 5-1.  The Bucs are off today and start a weekend, home series with the Cubs tomorrow night.

 

Cutch, Jaso Lead Bucs

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Andrew McCutchen homered twice and John Jaso added a two-run blast to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2.  The Bucs, who have won four straight, host Colorado again tonight.  (1-5) Chad Kuhl faces (4-3) German Marquez.  Join the OVSN at 6:40 for the pregame.

 

Taillon, Harrison Lead Bucs Past Rockies

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Jameson Taillon pitched five scoreless innings in his return from treatment for testicular cancer, Josh Harrison hit a two-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2.  Bucs and Rockies again tonight at PNC Park.  (3-6) Gerrit Cole faces (6-7) Tyler Chatwood.  Listen live on the OVSN beginning at 6:40 for the pregame.

 

Bucs Select 4 HS Players

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The Pirates selected right-hander Shane Baz with the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 Draft.  Pittsburgh took RHP Steve Jennings 42nd, outfielder Calvin Mitchell 50th and outfielder Conner Uselton 72nd.

 

Diaz Leads Bucs Past Fish

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Elias Diaz drove in two runs, Ivan Nova pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Jeff Locke and the Miami Marlins 3-1.  The Bucs start a three-game set with the Colorado Rockies tonight at PNC Park.  (2-1) Jameson Taillon faces (7-3) Kyle Freeland.  Join the OVSN at 6:40 for the pregame.