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Ivan Nova pitched into the ninth inning, Adam Frazier hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Bartolo Colon for a 9-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.

Catcher Francisco Cervelli added four hits for the Pirates, who won for the eighth time in their past 12 games. Nova picked up his fifth win on the season.

05/25/2017 - 16:54
Chris Brant
In Pittsburgh, Game 7 on the ice is about as routine as James Caan playing the tough guy role. “Go back home and win. Win the last one,” said Evgeni Malkin, one of the Penguins’ tough guys.

Just two weeks removed from knocking off the Washington Capitals in Game 7, the Pens will look to tackle their next winner-take-all fracas, when they host Ottawa later tonight for

05/25/2017 - 02:09
Anthony Jaskulski
Adam Frazier (2-2) continued his tear Wednesday night, leading the Pirates with a home run and three RBIs, while a back-to-back-to-back home run cavalcade in the 10th inning from Jose Osuna, David Freese and Jordy Mercer helped push Pittsburgh over Atlanta, 12-5.

ATLANTA—Clint Hurdle was managing to get one run in the 10th inning.

05/25/2017 - 02:02
A.P.
Matt Adams provided the game-winning hit off Tony Watson in the ninth inning scoring Nick Markakis, and ending a game that lasted 6:15.

Matt Adams singled in the winning run with about 200 fans left in the stands for the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 early Wednesday

05/24/2017 - 02:15
A.P.
Bobby Ryan and Mike Hoffman each scored, while goalie Craig Anderson stopped 45 shots, helping Ottawa to a 2-1 victory in Game 6, forcing the series to go to a winner-take-all in Pittsburgh Thursday.

OTTAWA, Ontario — Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and fo

05/24/2017 - 01:05
A.P.
Matt Adams hit a two-run shot in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.

After coming off a series victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Pirates looked to keep their momentum on Monday as they traveled Atlanta to take on the Braves.

05/23/2017 - 06:42
Chris Brant
Unless they score a goal, most won’t say much about them.

There’s no primetime, household name here.  No award winners, headline grabbers or prima donnas.

05/22/2017 - 03:58
Anthony Jaskulski
Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel each scored, while the Third Line was responsible for nine combined points as the Penguins stomped the Ottawa Senators, 7-0 in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals Sunday afternoon.

Forget about any momentum you thought Ottawa had.

05/21/2017 - 19:26
Anthony Jaskulski
David Freese was hit with a pitch with the bases loaded to account for the lone run as the Pirates blanked the Phillies 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.
05/21/2017 - 17:12
Alex Stumpf
Ivan Nova carved out his third win of the season, going 7.1 innings on three earned runs, nine hits and three strikeouts, while David Freese and Adam Frazier carried the offense in a Saturday afternoon breeze.

In honor of the 142nd Preakness Stakes, Ivan Nova surely channeled his inner-Cloud Computing Saturday afternoon.

05/20/2017 - 21:41
Anthony Jaskulski
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