2007 PAN AM GAMES BASEBALL
American Pedro Alvarez hits a fly ball out to center field in the sixth inning at the City of Rock stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the XV Pan American Games on July 20, 2007. Cuba defeated the United States 3-1 to win the gold medal. (UPI Photo/Grace Chiu).
Travis Snider socked a pinch-hit grand slam in the sixth inning Tuesday and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Jeff Locke and two relievers combined on a three-hit shutout Sunday, carrying the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 1-0 interleague decision over Houston.
Travis Snider scored the winning run in the ninth inning on a fielding blunder Friday, giving Pittsburgh a 5-4 victory over Houston.
Marco Estrada fired seven innings of one-run ball and Norichika Aoki backed him with three RBI Monday in Milwaukee's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh.
Pedro Alvarez singled home Andrew McCutchen with a go-ahead run in the eighth inning Sunday, boosting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Mets 3-2.
Mike Baxter singled in Marlon Byrd from second with one away in the ninth inning Thursday, giving the New York Mets a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh.
Starling Marte had a two-run home run in Pittsburgh's four-run eighth inning Wednesday and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4.
Russell Martin's two-run home run highlighted a four-run seventh Saturday and the Pittsburgh Pirates went on to beat St. Louis 5-3.
Carlos Beltran had two home runs among 13 St. Louis hits Friday, launching the Cardinals to a 9-1 whipping of Pittsburgh.
Brandon Inge singled in the go-ahead run during an eighth-inning rally Wednesday that brought the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-3 win over Philadelphia.