Posey is NL Comeback Player of the Year

Posey is NL Comeback Player of the Year

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey was named Friday as National League Comeback Player of the Year, receiving 27 of 30 first-place votes.
MLB: Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 0

MLB: Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Ben Sheets and seven other Atlanta pitchers combined for a four-hitter Wednesday in the Braves' 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Cincinnati 1, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Homer Bailey threw the seventh no-hitter in the major leagues this year Friday in bringing Cincinnati a 1-0 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 8, Houston 1

HOUSTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett fired eight innings of one-run ball Sunday and the Pittsburgh Pirates dominated Houston 8-1 to snap a five-game losing streak.

MLS: Philadelphia 3, Houston 1

CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Freddy Adu scored two goals Sunday and the Philadelphia Union notched a 3-1 victory over Houston.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Yovani Gallardo fired 6 2/3 innings of shutout ball Tuesday and the Milwaukee Brewers continued their playoff push with a 6-0 whitewash of Pittsburgh.

MLB: Cincinnati 2, Pittsburgh 1

CINCINNATI, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Scott Rolen's sacrifice fly broke a sixth-inning tie Wednesday and Cincinnati held on to defeat Pittsburgh 2-1.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 12, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Starlin Castro had four RBI Friday and Chicago scored six unearned runs thanks to seven Pittsburgh errors, boosting the Cubs to a 12-2 win over the Pirates.

MLB: Milwaukee 3, Pittsburgh 2

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Corey Hart smashed a home run in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, boosting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Matt Holliday socked a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning Monday and the St. Louis Cardinals waited out a rain delay to get past Pittsburgh 4-3.

MLB: San Diego 7, Pittsburgh 5 (10 inn.)

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Chase Headley hit a two-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday to give the San Diego Padres a 7-5 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 10, Los Angeles Dodgers 6

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Garrett Jones hit a pair of three-run homers Thursday, the second one giving Pittsburgh the lead for good on its way to a 10-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: San Diego 5, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and settled for a two-hit shutout Saturday in the San Diego Padres' 5-0 whitewash of Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 2

CINCINNATI, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett retired 18 straight Reds batters en route to the his 14th victory Sunday in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 6-2 win over Cincinnati.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Chicago Cubs 0

CHICAGO, July 31 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Tuesday, settling for one-hit shutout in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 5-0 defeat of the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Houston 3

HOUSTON, July 26 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett gave up two home runs over 7 1/3 innings but the Pittsburgh Pirates supported him with three home runs Thursday in a 5-3 win over Houston.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Miami 1

PITTSBURGH, July 21 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett rebounded from a rare loss to hold the Marlins to one run over 7 2/3 innings Saturday and the Pittsburgh Pirates bested Miami 5-1.

MLB: Milwaukee 4, Pittsburgh 1

MILWAUKEE, July 15 (UPI) -- Yovani Gallardo struck out a career-high 14 batters over seven effective innings Sunday, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 13, San Francisco 2

PITTSBURGH, July 8 (UPI) -- Andrew McCutchen socked a pair of homers and Neil Walker went 5-for-5 Sunday to power the surging Pittsburgh Pirates past San Francisco 13-2.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, June 28 (UPI) -- Casey McGehee hit a three-run home run in Pittsburgh's five-run first inning Thursday and the Pirates held on for a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 1

PITTSBURGH, June 22 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett limited Detroit to two hits over six innings Friday in lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 victory over the Tigers.

MLB: Pittsburgh 9, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, June 16 (UPI) -- Pedro Alvarez and Casey McGehee combined for three homers and seven RBI Saturday, powering Pittsburgh's 9-2 rout of Cleveland in an interleague contest.
MLB: Pittsburgh 3, Kansas City 2

MLB: Pittsburgh 3, Kansas City 2

PITTSBURGH, June 10 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett won his fifth straight start Sunday, shutting down Kansas City on two runs over 7 1/3 innings in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 3-2 interleague victory.

MLB: Pittsburgh 8, Cincinnati 4

CINCINNATI, June 5 (UPI) -- Clint Barmes went 3-for-4 with three RBI and the Pittsburgh Pirates bashed three homers Tuesday in their 8-4 victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: Pittsburgh 2, Cincinnati 1

PITTSBURGH, May 30 (UPI) -- Joel Hanrahan struck out the final two batters with the potential tying and winning runs on base Wednesday, preserving Pittsburgh's 2-1 win over Cincinnati.
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