The Indians suffered a setback in their bid to host a first-round playoff series, losing 8-0 to Joe Musgrove and the major league-worst Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night. Musgrove (1-5) earned his first victory in a year, allowing three hits while striking out 10 in a season-high seven innings. The right-hander did not allow a run in his final two outings, striking out 21 over 13 frames.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 8:14 am
Pittsburgh Pirates (19-40, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (34-25, third in the AL Central) Cleveland; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Pittsburgh: JT Brubaker (1-3, 4.47 ERA) Cleveland: Cal Quantrill (2-0, 2.17 ERA) LINE: Indians favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Joe Musgrove. Musgrove pitched seven innings, surrendering zero runs on three hits with 10 strikeouts against Cleveland.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 7:02 am
The Cleveland Indians suffered a setback in their bid to host a first-round playoff series, losing 8-0 to Joe Musgrove and the major league-worst Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night. The Indians, who had their six-game winning streak snapped, fell two games behind AL Central leader Minnesota and one game behind the second-place Chicago White Sox.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 4:40 am
Rookie Ke’Bryan Hayes went 5-for-5 with three doubles and Colin Moran homered and drove in four runs to lift the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-0 romp over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Bryan Reynolds belted a two-run homer and Jose Osuna also went deep as Pittsburgh (19-40) banged out 13 hits en route to just its sixth road win of the season, tying Texas for the fewest road wins in the majors.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:11 am
Condensed Game: Colin Moran drove in four runs and Joe Musgrove struck out 10 over seven scoreless frames in the Pirates’ 8-0 win
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:02 am
Colin Moran singles to center field. Ke’Bryan Hayes scores. Josh Bell singles to third base.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 2:16 am
Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds each homered in three-hit games in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Kuhl (2-3) retired the first nine batters and had a no-hitter until Anthony Rizzo doubled to the wall in right-center with one out in the sixth inning. The right-hander finished his comeback season on a strong note.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 9:15 pm
Pirates prospect Oneil Cruz has reportedly been arrested in the Dominican Republic on suspicion of drunk driving after a car crash that killed three.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:00 am