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Drew Sutton hits walk-off homer to cap off thrilling win

Published on July 3, 2012 by in Game Recaps

Final: Pirates 8, Astros 7 WP: Joel Hanrahan (4-0, 2.32 ERA) LP: Wesley Wright (0-2, 3.91 ERA) A.J. Burnett had easily his worst start since the 12-run debacle in early May against St. Louis as he gave up six runs in 5+ innings. But the Pirates’ bats were able to bail him out. Down 4-0

 
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Pirates storm back to win with 19-hit barrage

Published on June 30, 2012 by in Game Recaps

Final: Pirates 14, Cardinals 5 WP: Kevin Correia (4-6, 4.32 ERA) LP: Adam Wainwright (6-8, 4.75 ERA) The Pirates started off the game on the right track with two runs in the first inning following a Jose Tabata single, Andrew McCutchen double, and a Neil Walker single. But Kevin Correia was unable to hold that

 
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Five run 1st inning enough as Bucs hold on in series finale

Published on June 29, 2012 by in Game Recaps

Final: Pirates 5, Phillies 4 WP: A.J. Burnett (9-2, 3.31 ERA) LP: Kyle Kendrick (2-8, 5.35 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (20, 2.10 ERA) The Bucs were pretty much shut down in the final eight innings of this game, but luckily, they were able to hold on after a five run 1st inning. Drew Sutton singled

 
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Nooooooo doubt about it?

Published on June 27, 2012 by in Game Recaps

Final: Pirates 11, Phillies 7 WP: James McDonald (7-3, 2.44 ERA) LP: Raul Valdes (2-1, 3.24 ERA) [Imaginary Save: Brad Lincoln (1, 3.43 ERA)] Boy, this was a wild game. The Phillies started things out with back-to-back homers in the first inning from Chase Utley and Carlos Ruiz to go ahead 2-0. But the Bucs

 
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Rod Barajas scores from first base on bunt; Pirates win

Published on June 22, 2012 by in Game Recaps

Final: Pirates 4, Tigers 1 WP: A.J. Burnett (8-2, 3.24 ERA) LP: Doug Fister (1-4, 2.72 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (18, 2.33 ERA) You know things are going well when Rod Barajas, owner of a 4.5 40-yard dash (4.5 is in minutes, of course), somehow comes around to score from first base on a bunt.

 
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J-Mac goes the distance in 9-1 trouncing of Twins

Published on June 21, 2012 by in Game Recaps

Final: Pirates 9, Twins 1 WP: James McDonald (6-3, 2.19 ERA) LP: Liam Hendriks (0-4, 7.39 ERA) This game really could not have gone any better. Going into this one, you had to like the Pirates’ chances as you had our ace going up against someone named Liam Hendriks. Hendriks hails from Australia, but his

 
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