Comments on: Pirates Notebook: Home Runs Hurt McDonald; Holt Gets First Major League Start Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:02:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: RandyLinville Mon, 03 Sep 2012 03:38:00 +0000 This was the second loss when they score 8 or more runs. The other loss was 8/10 to the Padres.