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2019 Schedule
65-85, 5th in NL Cent
Bryant mashes 29th homer (0:27)

Cubs set team HR record, clobber Pirates 14-1

Kris Bryant and rookie Nico Hoerner each homered among three hits, and the Chicago Cubs went deep four times to set a club record with 237 home runs as they pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-1 on Saturday.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Milwaukee announced plans Fri. to extend safety netting for next season, becoming the 12th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Braves, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals say they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and Miami had extended its to 150 feet past each dugout before this season.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

The Pirates and Cubs played a game that has to be in the conversation for wildest of the year. Pittsburgh scored 4 in the first and then immediately gave the lead up in the bottom half. Chicago put up 17 runs over the first five innings thanks to 3 separate 5+ run frames — and it took 3 hours just to get to the top of the sixth at Wrigley.


BBTN: Yelich Injury, Syndergaard, Power 10

Buster talks to USA Today's Bob Nightengale about Christian Yelich's season-ending injury and its impact on the NL wild card race and his second consecutive NL MVP (10:55). Then, "Hembo Knows" (27:03) and Joel Sherman of The New York Post discusses his report on the alleged rift between Noah Syndergaard and Wilson Ramos (32:13). Plus, this week's "Power 10" (45:04).


Cueto dazzles in season debut, Giants beat Pirates 5-4

Cap on backward and with confident head shakes and fist pumps, Johnny Cueto dazzled over five shutout innings in his long-awaited season debut to pitch the San Francisco Giants past the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 on Tuesday night.


Flaherty dazzles again, Cardinals drop Pirates 2-0

Jack Flaherty had another strong start in his scintillating second half, scattering five hits over eight electric innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.


Ozuna leads Wainwright, Cardinals over Pirates 10-1

Marcell Ozuna hit a three-run homer to break out of his slump and Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals maintain their lead atop the NL Central with a 10-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.


Got you, bro: B. Moran K's brother in MLB debut

Brian Moran became the first player in major league history to make his debut while facing his brother on the mound, striking out younger sibling Colin in the Marlins' 10-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Break out the champagne glasses! The Royals now have a 40-home run hitter! Jorge Soler become the first player in Royals history to reach 40 -- and now all 30 clubs have had one. The longest 40-homer drought now belongs to the Pirates as Willie Stargell was the last to reach that figure, in 1973.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.2327th
Quality Starts5317th
Batting Average.2675th
On Base Percentage.32515th
Slugging Percentage.42820th