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Matt Garza pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Credit: Justin K. Aller)

Garza’s Return Not Enough As Cubs Fall To Pirates 5-4

Garza allowed one hit over five shutout innings in his first outing in 10 months, but the Pirates pounced on a Chicago bullpen that is 10th in the National League in ERA by sending 11 men to the plate in the sixth.


Travis Wood scores on a single from Starlin Castro. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wood Dominates As Cubs Drop Pirates 3-2

Travis Wood allowed one hit over six innings and the Chicago Cubs held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday.

670 The Score–04/04/2013

Edwin Jackson  delivers a second-inning pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Credit: Joe Sargent, Getty)

Cubs Shutout By Pirates 3-0

Edwin Jackson gave up two runs in five innings but lost to the Pirates for the first time in seven career starts. The Cubs produced just two singles and only put a runner on third once.


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Pirates’ Starling Marte Has Superstar Potential

With a little time, Starling Marte and the Pirates could make waves throughout baseball.


Joel Hanrahan (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Red Sox Get All-Star Closer Hanrahan From Pirates

The Red Sox have acquired All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a six-player deal.

670 The Score–12/26/2012

A general view of PNC Park. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Pirates Lie About Prospect’s Injury After Using Questionable Training Tactics

A ground-breaking report from Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsbrugh Tribune-Review claims the Pittsburgh Pirates are lying about one of their top prospects injuries after the player reportedly re-aggravated an ankle injury while he was forced to undergo unconventional training tactics.

670 The Score–10/24/2012

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Cubs Lose To Pittsburgh 3-0 In Game That Lasts Until After 1 a.m.

Wrigleyville is often bustling with activity after 1 a.m., but Wrigley Field has typically long since gone dark for the night. Such was not the case in the early morning hours Tuesday, when the last pitch was thrown at 1:28 a.m. as the Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

Anthony Rizzo. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo Leads Cubs To 13-9 Win Against Pirates

Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and drove in six to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 13-9 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.


Luis Valbuena and Steve Clevenger. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Castro’s 3-Run Bomb Propels Cubs To Victory

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost their seventh straight game Friday and kept fading in the NL wild-card race as Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-4 win.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the eighth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 9, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Complete Sweep Of Pirates With 4-2 Victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs the go-ahead runs and Chicago completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-2 win on […]


Tony Campana #1 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after scoring on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on September 8, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Fading Pirates 4-3

On Saturday afternoon, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he was planning on relaxing any pitch count restrictions he had for Jeff Samardzija in that night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Andrew McCutchen. and Michael McKenry. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Despite Ninth-Inning Rally, Pirates Top Cubs

Michael McKenry and Starling Marte homered to back a strong start by Jeff Karstens, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Wednesday.

670 The Score–08/01/2012

Pittsburgh Pirates starter A.J. Burnett delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on July 31, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Burnett threw a one-hit shutout to beat the Cubs 5-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Burnett Takes No-Hitter Into 8th, Blanks Cubs 5-0

A.J. Burnett took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Neil Walker drove in five runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 5-0 after the Cubs traded ace Ryan Dempster on Tuesday.


Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Amid Trade Rumors, Dempster, Cubs Fall To Pirates

Kevin Correia, in jeopardy of losing his spot in Pittsburgh’s crowded starting rotation, pitched six effective innings Wednesday and Garrett Jones hit a tiebreaking double to lead the Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

670 The Score–07/25/2012

Chicago Cubs starter Paul Maholm pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 24, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Maholm Wins 5th Straight, Cubs Beat Pirates 5-1

Paul Maholm pitched eight strong innings Tuesday night to win his fifth straight start and lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.


Daniel Moskos. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

White Sox Claim Former 4th Overall Pick Moskos

The White Sox claimed left-handed pitcher Daniel Moskos off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrates with Andrew McCutchen #22 and Josh Harrison #5 after hitting a three run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the game on May 27, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Drop 12th Straight In 10-4 Loss To Pirates

Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones homered, Erik Bedard pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 10-4 Sunday and sent the Cubs to their 12th consecutive defeat.


Joe Mather. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Cubs Aren’t As Bad As You Think… Yet

For a franchise so synonymous with failure, one of the more remarkable facts about the Chicago Cubs is that they really haven’t failed quite as much as you might think.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

Paul Maholm

Cubs Sign Pitcher Paul Maholm

Veteran Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Maholm has been signed to a contract with the Cubs, according to multiple reports.


Koyie Hill #55 of the Chicago Cubs scores past catcher Michael McKenry #55 of the Pittsburgh Pirates after Starlin Castro #13 hit an infield single during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on September 4, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wells Solid Again, Cubs Avoid Sweep, Beat Pirates

Randy Wells pitched six strong innings and Marlon Byrd drove in two runs as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.