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Pirates

Bell selected to play in game, derby too

From Mirror, wire reports PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Pirates Pirates first baseman Josh Bell was selected for the 2019 NL All-Star team on Sunday afternoon. “Congrats @Jbell—19 on being named to the 2019 NL All-Star team! #BELLieve” the Pirates said in a tweet. Also, Bell will also ...

Pirates’ bats silent against Woodruff

MILWAUKEE — Brandon Woodruff cruised to his 10th win of the season, Eric Thames homered and tripled, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1, on Saturday night. Woodruff (10-2) allowed one earned run and six hits with six strikeouts in 7ª innings, helping the Brewers ...

Bucs rally in final innings

MILWAUKEE — Kevin Newman homered and extended his hitting streak to 18 games, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied with two late runs to beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 3-2, on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series. The Pirates tied it in the eighth when Bryan Reynolds led off with a ...

Homer-happy Bucs crush Astros again

HOUSTON — Rap music spilled out of the doors of the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse and muffled but joyful chants could be heard above the tunes. The Pirates took a minute to celebrate on Thursday after a second straight rout handed the Houston Astros their first home series loss of the ...

Bell edged out in fan voting for All-Star Game

NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell did not win the popular vote by the fans for the July 9 Major League All-Star Game in Cleveland. In a close vote, Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman edged out Bell, 38.5 percent to 37.4, and will start at first base for the National ...

That’s not very Cole: Former Bucs pitcher silences Pittsburgh bats

HOUSTON — Yuli Gurriel and Alex Bregman homered to back up a solid start by Gerrit Cole in his first meeting against his former team, and the Houston Astros got a 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. After winning just one time on a seven-game road trip which ended Sunday, ...