Volquez helps Pirates beat Phillies 3-2 - 14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

Volquez helps Pirates beat Phillies 3-2

Posted: Updated:
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

    U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:52:19 GMT
    When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign. Trustees also will consider a raiseMore >>
    When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign. Trustees also will consider a raiseMore >>
  • Otters leave Thunderbolts thunderstruck

    Otters leave Thunderbolts thunderstruck

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:37:15 GMT
    The Evansville Otters (33-21) set a new season high with 25 hits in their 15-5 victory over the Windy City Thunderbolts on Tuesday morning. The 25 hits were the second-most in franchise history, fallingMore >>
    The Evansville Otters (33-21) set a new season high with 25 hits in their 15-5 victory over the Windy City Thunderbolts on Tuesday morning.More >>
  • Yankees get Headley from SD for Solarte, DePaula

    Yankees get Headley from SD for Solarte, DePaula

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:47:25 GMT
    Trying to add offense at third base, the New York Yankees have acquired Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-hander Rafael De Paula. The 30-year-old HeadleyMore >>
    Trying to add offense at third base, the New York Yankees have acquired Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-hander Rafael De Paula. The 30-year-old HeadleyMore >>
PITTSBURGH (AP) -

Edinson Volquez allowed one run in seven sharp innings and Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer in the first to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Volquez (7-6) had an RBI groundout with the bases loaded in the second inning as the Pirates moved a season-high five games over .500 at 46-41. The Pirates could've added to the 3-0 lead but Gregory Polanco Starling Marte each flew out with men on second and third.

McCutchen followed up Friday's game, when he was a home run shy of the cycle, with the big hit off David Buchanan. McCutchen connected after Polanco with a single.

Philadelphia dropped a season-high 13 games below .500 at 37-50.

Buchanan (4-5) found his stride after the second and kept the Pirates at bay until he was lifted in the sixth. Philadelphia's starter was charged with three runs and six hits and a walk.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by WorldNow