Marlins overtake the Astros

Marlins overtake the Astros

Garrett Jones clubbed a two-run homer and finished with three RBI as the Miami Marlins beat the Houston Astros, 7-2, in Grapefruit League action.
Miami defeats Detroit 4-2

Miami defeats Detroit 4-2

Jake Marisnick went 2-for-5 picking up two RBI to push the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers in Grapefruit League action.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 2

CINCINNATI, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Jordy Mercer recorded an inside-the-park homer and Garrett Jones also went deep for Pittsburgh Sunday in its season-ending 4-2 win over Cincinnati.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Anthony Rizzo's two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday brought the Chicago Cubs from behind to a 5-4 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 2

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Michael Wacha blanked Pittsburgh for seven innings Sunday and the St. Louis Cardinals lengthened their division lead with a 9-2 victory over the Pirates.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 0

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Francisco Liriano gave up two hits over eight innings Friday, sending Pittsburgh to a 5-0 win over St. Louis in the opener of a key weekend series.

MLB: Pittsburgh 10, San Francisco 5

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates scored seven runs in the fifth inning, whipped San Francisco 10-5 Thursday and held on to the lead in the NL Central.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Francisco Liriano allowed four hits while throwing the third complete game of his career Wednesday, carrying Pittsburgh over St. Louis 5-1.

MLB: Colorado 6, Pittsburgh 4

DENVER, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Dexter Fowler highlighted a sixth-inning comeback with a two-run single Saturday, lifting the Colorado Rockies over Pittsburgh 6-4.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Miami 2

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Jordy Mercer scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the fifth Wednesday and Pittsburgh went on to defeat Miami 4-2.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Miami 3

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Josh Harrison socked a pinch-hit, game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over Miami 4-3.

MLB: Pittsburgh 7, Miami 4

MIAMI, July 27 (UPI) -- Michael McKenry and Neil Walker combined to go 7-for-10 with four RBI Saturday, propelling the Pittsburgh Pirates over Miami 7-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, July 2 (UPI) -- Jonathan Pettibone was effective over 6 1/3 innings Tuesday and the Philadelphia Phillies bested Pittsburgh 3-1, ending the Pirates' nine-game winning streak.

MLB: Pittsburgh 2, Milwaukee 1

PITTSBURGH, June 29 (UPI) -- Francisco Liriano kept Milwaukee at bay for six innings and three Pittsburgh relievers secured the Pirates' eighth straight win Saturday, 2-1 over the Brewers.

MLB: Pittsburgh 10, Milwaukee 3

PITTSBURGH, June 28 (UPI) -- A two-run double by Neil Walker ignited Pittsburgh to a seven-run second inning Friday, sending the Pirates to a 10-3 win over Milwaukee.
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Garrett Thomas Jones (born June 21, 1981 in Harvey, Illinois) is a Major League Baseball outfielder/first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

In 1999, Jones graduated from Victor J. Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Illinois.

Jones' nicknames include "G.I. Jones", a play on G.I. Joe, "GFJ" for "Garrett (Freakin') Jones", "Legend", and "God" .

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Garrett Jones."