Gerrit Cole won consecutive starts for the first time since early June, NL batting leader Josh Harrison had three hits and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Friday night for their seventh win in eight games.
Tsuyoshi Wada opposes Gerrit Cole tonight at PNC Park.
The teams were tied at 3 when a storm rolled through the area. With more rain in the forecast, the game was called after a delay of 1 hour, 52 minutes.
Olt’s hitting just .139 this season but will get another look.
Vance Worley opposes Tsuyoshi Wada this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Tim Howard isn’t alone in registering a brilliant performance in a losing effort.
Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer and Edwin Jackson finally got the better of Charlie Morton, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.
Charlie Morton opposes Edwin Jackson this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Jeff Samardzija opposes Edinson Volquez tonight at PNC Park.
Jason Hammel opposes Brandon Cumpton tonight at PNC Park.
Travis Wood opposes Francisco Liriano tonight at PNC Park.
Edwin Jackson opposes Charlie Morton tonight at PNC Park.
Well, he did keep it on the playing field, so that’s a start.
Milwaukee catcher Martin Maldonado will miss five games.
Hamilton does things no one in baseball can do.
CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 […]
Castro homered twice Tuesday and has a five-game hitting streak.
Chicago starter Jason Hammel allowed just one run in 6 2/3 innings.
Junior Lake doesn’t have Chicago’s new road jersey on.
Samardzija isn’t worried about the inclement weather that may await in Pittsburgh.