Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton starts against Cardinals in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton starts against the St. Louis Cardinal at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 24, 2011. UPI/Archie Carpenter
Homer Bailey allowed four hits while going the distance and leading the Cincinnati Reds past Pittsburgh 8-1 Tuesday.
Jonathon Niese dominated Pittsburgh for 7 2/3 innings Wednesday and the New York Mets went on to edge the Pirates 3-1.
Justin Verlander narrowly missed what would have been the third no-hitter of his career Friday while carrying Detroit to a 6-0 victory over Pittsburgh.
Charlie Morton held the Astros to one earned run over six innings and Andrew McCutchen went 4-for-4 Saturday in Pittsburgh's 5-2 win over Houston.
Mat Latos and a trio of Cincinnati Reds relievers teamed up on a three-hit shutout Sunday, whitewashing Pittsburgh 5-0.
David Freese slammed a three-run homer and Rafael Furcal added a two-run shot for St. Louis Tuesday, helping the Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 10-7.
Garrett Jones and Pedro Alvarez socked back-to-back homers Wednesday and the Pittsburgh Pirates bested Colorado 5-1 to gain a doubleheader split.
Lance Lynn limited Pittsburgh to a run on four hits in seven innings Friday and lowered his ERA to 1.42 in bringing St. Louis a 4-1 win over the Pirates.
Pedro Alvarez and Derrek Lee homered Tuesday to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-3 win over Arizona.
Edwin Jackson scattered eight hits and Yadier Molina doubled in two runs Wednesday lifting St. Louis to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.