Games #150-156 Recap

The final week of home games began with a four game series against the Padres. On Monday, it was all about Andrew Cashner.  The former…

Series Preview: Pirates vs. Padres

Pittsburgh Pirates (87-62) vs. San Diego Padres (68-80) September 16, 2013 – 7:05 pm September 17, 2013 – 7:05 pm September 18, 2013 – 7:05…

Game #126: Padres 2, Pirates 1

Having already won the series in San Diego, Gerrit Cole took the hill on Wednesday afternoon to try to sweep the Padres at Petco Park…

Game #125: Pirates 8, Padres 1

Great stuff on Tuesday night in San Diego.  A.J. Burnett followed Liriano’s dominant performance with with an equally impressive one, and the offense really showed…

Game #124: Pirates 3, Padres 1

The Bucs needed a stopper to take the mound on Monday night at Francisco Liriano was the man whose number was called.  Frankie was dominant…

Series Preview: Pirates @ Padres

Pittsburgh Pirates (72-51) @ San Diego Padres (56-68) August 19, 2013 – 10:10 pm August 20, 2013 – 10:10 pm August 21, 2013 – 6:40…

Friars complete the sweep

It was another disappointing and frustrating game for the Bucs today.  They closed out their series in San Diego (and stretch of 20 games in…

Extra inning drama and disappointment

There’s really no logical explanation as to why the Pirates lost to the Padres 7-5.  To put it simply: Clint Hurdle doesn’t know how to…

McPherson, Wilson sharp in debuts

Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson both made their Major League debuts on Monday night in San Diego, and looked sharp in the process. They combined…

More trouble out west

Coming into the game with a depleted bullpen, the Pirates brought up two pitchers – Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson – from Indianapolis.  Despite having…

Offense explodes in win

Sunday’s game probably wasn’t in the “absolutely must win” category, but it was definitely one that that Bucs needed to win.  Getting swept by one…

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