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Pirates

Keller, bullpen shut down Cards

The Associated Press ST. LOUIS— Mitch Keller struck out six over five solid innings, Gregory Polanco drove in two runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Friday night. Pinch-hitter Yoshi Tsutsugo hit his first homer with Pittsburgh in the ninth. Keller (4-10) ...

Struggling Pirates get Cards after losing three in LA

On deck Tonight: Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Pitchers: Pirates RHP Mitch Keller (3-10) vs. Cardinals RHP Miles Mickolas (0-0) TV: AT&T SportsNet Radio: TOONA 1430-AM & 99.7-FM The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The chants of “MVP! MVP!” rose up from the sellout ...

Bucs spring training schedule for ’22 out

From Mirror, wire reports PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates released their spring training schedule for the 2022 Grapefruit League season on Wednesday. The Pirates are scheduled to play a total of 34 games, 17 of which will be at home at LECOM Park in Bradenton, Fla. Opening ...

Ex-pitcher sentenced for assault

The Associated Press GREENSBURG — A former relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates was sentenced Tuesday to at least two years behind bars for statutory sexual assault and child pornography, among other charges, in a case involving a girl who was 13 when the encounters began. Felipe ...

Bucs sign one-time slugger from Japan

From Mirror, wire reports PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent infielder/outfielder Yoshi Tsutsugo to a Major League Baseball contract on Monday. The 29-year-old Tsutsugo has spent a majority of the 2021 season with Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he hit .257 ...

Brewers take series from Bucs

PITTSBURGH — Willy Adames scored twice, Christian Yelich had two hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the sloppy Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday. Adames scored in the first and third as Milwaukee never trailed. The NL Central-leading Brewers took two of three in the series against the ...