|July 4 1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 CST1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 PM CT-Sutton hit a one-out solo homer in the bottom of the ninth and the Pittsburgh Pirates improved to eight games over .500 for the first time in 20 years with an 8-7 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Acquired via waivers last week, Sutton homered for the first time since Oct. 3, 2010, lifting the Pirates to their sixth walkoff win of the season, the first via a home run.
|June 24 11:35 AM PT12:35 PM MT1:35 PM CT2:35 PM ET14:35 ET18:35 GMT2:35 CST11:35 AM MST1:35 PM EST2:05 PM VEN22:35 UAE1:35 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed utility player Drew Sutton off waivers from Tampa Bay and recalled reliever Bryan Morris from Triple-A before Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers. General manager Neal Huntington said Sutton could play any infield position or in the corner outfield spots.
Analysis: It was the second time in five weeks Pittsburgh claimed Sutton, who has appeared in 104 games over parts of four seasons with Cincinnati, Cleveland, Boston and Tampa Bay. The Pirates claimed Sutton from the Braves organization May 20 but traded him to the Rays the next day. Sutton, who will report to the Pirates later this week, hit .271 with six RBIs in 48 at bats for Tampa Bay before being designated for assignment Friday.
|May 20 5:27 PM PT6:27 PM MT7:27 PM CT8:27 PM ET20:27 ET0:27 GMT8:27 CST5:27 PM MST7:27 PM EST7:57 PM VEN4:27 UAE (+1)7:27 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates say they have acquired minor league infielder Drew Sutton from the Atlanta Braves for cash.
Analysis: Sutton has hit .270 in 38 games with Triple-A Gwinnett. Sutton played 86 games in the major leagues from 2009-2011 for the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox. He hit .315 in 54 at-bats with the Red Sox last year, then signed a minor league deal with the Braves in the offseason.