Pittsburgh Pirates defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 9-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates finally found their offense and were rewarded with a rare win.

Andy LaRoche, Garrett Jones and Ronny Cedeno homered and the Pirates won for only the second time in their past 14 games, 9-5 over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.

The Pirates scored a total of four runs during a four-game losing streak and did not homer in their just-completed five-game trip. But eight of nine starters had hits Monday, seven scored and seven h...

Pittsburgh — To string together the number of victories the Milwaukee Brewers need to climb back into the playoff race, their pitching staff must stop getting pummeled by some of the worst teams in the league.

It appears that battered bunch is just not up to it.

Yet another last-place club took batting practice against the Brewers Monday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 16 hits on their way to a 9-5 victory at PNC Park.

The mugging followed the pattern ...