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Pirates

Reds not yet set to give up hopes

CINCINNATI — Joey Votto homered twice and drove in four runs, and the Cincinnati Reds pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-1 on Wednesday to stay alive in the race for the second NL wild card. Nick Castellanos, rookie Jonathan India and Eugenio Suarez also connected as Cincinnati (82-75) ...

Bucs’ win leaves Phillies on edge

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies starter Hans Crouse gave up a home run to Cole Tucker on his first major league pitch and Philadelphia’s playoff hopes took a hit Sunday with a 6-0 loss to Max Kranick and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Phillies, who had won five in a row, began the day trailing NL ...

Pirates toppled by Gregorius HR

PHILADELPHIA — Didi Gregorius hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning, Bryce Harper had an RBI double and the Philadelphia Phillies pulled closer to first place in the NL East with an 8-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Philadelphia moved within a game ...

Phils overcome Pirates’ 6-0 lead

PHILADELPHIA — J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in four, Ronald Torreyes hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies erased a six-run deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-6 Thursday night and pick up ground in the NL East. Didi Gregorius also ...

Bucs deliver blow to Reds’ chances

CINCINNATI — Ben Gamel homered, Ke’Bryan Hayes had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates dampened the Cincinnati Reds’ dwindling postseason hopes with a 6-2 win Tuesday night. Mitch Keller (5-11) pitched out of trouble with the aid of two double plays to hold off the Reds, who are ...

Reds come back from 5-0 deficit

CINCINNATI — Joey Votto tied the game with his second homer of the night, Eugenio Suarez followed with a go-ahead shot and the Cincinnati Reds rallied from a five-run deficit for a 9-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. Votto tied the game 5-5 against Cody Ponce (0-5) in the fifth ...