— Lorenzo Cain and Luis Urias hit two-run doubles, Adrian Houser pitched five scoreless innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Wednesday night.
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The Mariners acquired Tyler Anderson from the Pirates, who earlier Tuesday thought they had a deal with the Phillies for the left-handed starter only to see it fall through on medical review.
— Omar Narvaez homered and had four RBI, Brett Anderson pitched six strong innings and the Milwaukee Brewers scored eight runs in the first two innings to roll past the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 9-0 victory on Tuesday night.
Former MVP Christian Yelich, 29, will be out a minimum of 10 days for the first-place Milwaukee Brewers after he tested positive for COVID-19 this week, but he is in "good spirits," the team said.
The Yankees on Monday acquired right-handed reliever Clay Holmes from the Pirates for minor league infielders Diego Castillo and Hoy Park.
— LaMonte Wade Jr. homered twice and the San Francisco Giants avoided a three-game sweep, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Sunday.
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— Gregory Polanco homered, drove in three runs and scored twice, and Kevin Newman matched his career high with four hits for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who beat the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants 10-2 Saturday night.
— Bryan Reynolds homered, Adam Frazier drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning when Pittsburgh scored three times without a hit, and the Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night.
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— Pavin Smith and Daulton Varsho have hit back to back in the lineup for a few seasons while coming up through Arizona's system. But they had never hit consecutive home runs — until Wednesday.
— Josh VanMeter began the night on the bench with a .182 batting average. The Arizona Diamondbacks infielder didn’t get into the game until the fifth inning — and ended up a homer short of the cycle.
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— Caleb Smith pitched 6 2/3 stellar innings, Eduardo Escobar hit a two-run homer for the second straight game and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Monday night.
New York Mets manager Luis Rojas was handed a two-game suspension and an undisclosed fine by Major League Baseball on Monday for excessive arguing with umpires during Sunday's 7-6 win over Pittsburgh.
— Michael Conforto hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to complete a huge comeback and the New York Mets overcame an embarrassing gaffe by All-Star pitcher Taijuan Walker to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Sunday.
The Pirates swiped three runs Sunday when Mets pitcher Taijuan Walker mistakenly batted a fair ball into foul territory, prompting a wild argument in which New York manager Luis Rojas was ejected.
The Pirates signed Henry Davis on Sunday, just one week after selecting the former Louisville star with the No. 1 overall pick in the MLB draft.
In what's been a forgettable season in Pittsburgh, Jacob Stallings capped an unforgettable night for the last-place Pirates, completing a six-run rally over the New York Mets with a walk-off grand slam on Saturday night at PNC Park.
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Earned Run Average4.9426th
On Base Percentage.30922nd