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Pirates squander Williams' steady start
Even after scrapping their way back to .500 and into the National League Central race, the Pirates are on the outside looking in. Every self-inflicted wound and missed opportunity is a setback, another degree of difficulty added to their path back to the postseason.
07/27/2017 12:05 AM
Bucs come up short, drop finale to Giants
A day after the Giants altered the top of their lineup by trading Eduardo Nunez, they had another productive day in a series-clinching 2-1 win over the Pirates. No. 3 hitter Brandon Belt delivered the go-ahead RBI and Joe Panik -- batting second in place of Nunez -- scored another run on a Brandon Crawford groundout to help San Francisco break even at .500 on its lengthy 10-game homestand.
07/26/2017 08:45 PM
Polanco adjusting to second DL stint
The Pirates are searching for silver linings following Gregory Polanco's second trip to the disabled list this season. The bright side? The long-limbed 25-year-old is becoming more aware of his physical limits, head athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk said, and he's learning how to handle life on the DL.
07/26/2017 03:43 PM
Kuhl takes mound in opener at Petco Park
Continuing their swing through California, the Pirates open a three-game series against the Padres on Friday at Petco Park.
07/26/2017 06:37 PM
Pirates rocked early in loss to Giants
The Giants' offense refused to allow another Madison Bumgarner start to end in a loss. Behind a showering of offensive support, the Giants ace picked up his first win of the season Tuesday when the Giants routed the Pirates, 11-3. Bumgarner (1-4) spun five innings of one-run ball in his third start since returning from the disabled list after the All-Star break.
07/26/2017 03:00 AM