BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched into the fifth inning in Pittsburgh's 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Monday and likely will need one more start in Florida before joining the Pirates' rotation.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Plouffe had two hits and two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 3-0 on Saturday.
Minnesota's Kyle Gibson went six innings, allowing three hits with no walks and eight strikeouts.
Cubs beat Pirates
PITTBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are coming to St. Louis.
Jake Arrieta, Dexter Fowler and Kyle Schwarber carried the Cubs to a 4-0 shutout over Pittsburgh in the National League wild card game on Wednesday, setting up a division series against the Cardinals...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep.
Minneapolis, MN (MNN Sports) -- Jung Ho-Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Dozier got Minnesota started with a home run in the first inning and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run shot in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.