Pittsburgh Pirates

Neil Walker #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is safe at first base as Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers makes the high tag during the sixth inning of the interleague game on July 1, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Pounded By Pirates 9-3

Neil Walker homered twice for the Pirates, including a two-run shot in a five-run third.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2015

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 24:  Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a first inning pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 24, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Gerrit Cole Reacts To Victor Martinez Saying He Doesn’t Respect The Pirates [VIDEO]

Wednesday before the game the Pittsburgh media gathered at the locker stall of Cole wondering what his response was going to be.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2015

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 13: Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the thirteenth inning of the game against the Miami Marlinsat Marlins Park on June 13, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Pirates Staying Patient As Polanco Searches For Consistency

A year ago, Gregory Polanco was the next big thing. When the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder was called up to the big leagues last June, his arrival was viewed as a coronation.

97.1 The Ticket–06/30/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: Jose Tabata #31 of the Pittsburgh Pirates jogs to first base after being hit by a pitch from Max Scherzer #31 of the Washington Nationals in the ninth inning of the Nationals 6-0 win at Nationals Park on June 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Scherzer threw a no hitter in the game.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Did Jose Tabata Make An Effort To Get Out Of The Way? [VIDEO]

“You need to find it in your baseball heart to appreciate that performance,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 19: Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins during the game at PNC Park on May 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pedro Alvarez Hits Home Run Out Of PNC Park Into Boat On The Allegheny River [VIDEO]

Pedro Alvarez hit a majestic home run that wound up landing in a boat docked along the Allegheny River beyond the right-field stands at PNC Park.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 15: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers argues with the umpires in the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates while wearing the #42 to commemorate Jackie Robinson Day during the game at PNC Park on April 15, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Has Fun With The Fans During A 12-Minute Delay [VIDEO]

“Jerry wasn’t in the best position to explain,” Hurdle said.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2015

Rajai Davis  FILE (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Tigers Shut Down Pirates Again In 1-0 Victory

Rajai Davis hit a leadoff homer in the sixth against Francisco Liriano as Detroit shut out Pittsburgh.

97.1 The Ticket–04/15/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 14: Clint Hurdle #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates argues after being ejected from the game in the eighth inning during interleague play against the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park on April 14, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Jim Leyland Watches Behind Home Plate As Clint Hurdle Gets Ejected

Not only does Shane Greene make pitching sound simple, he is making it look easy.

97.1 The Ticket–04/15/2015

Shane Greene #61 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning during interleague play against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on April 14, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Greene Throws 8 Strong Innings As Tigers Beat Pirates 2-0

Shane Greene pitched eight strong innings and the Detroit Tigers bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/14/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 13:  Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the Opening Day game at PNC Park on April 13, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cole, Pirates Hand Tigers First Loss Of Season, 5-4

Gerrit Cole shut down baseball’s top-hitting team, allowing just one run in six-plus innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Detroit Tigers their first loss of the season, 5-4 on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2015

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