| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:54 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates weren’t in the mood to celebrate after Andrew McCutchen hit two home runs in a 6-5 win over Washington.
The victory, accomplished Monday night against the skidding Nationals, was meaningless in comparison to the ramifications...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a pair of two-run homers to back a solid outing by right-hander Charlie Morton, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the skidding Washington Nationals 6-5 Monday night.
McCutchen connected in the first...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:34 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Whether he earns an invitation or not, Francisco Liriano at least is pitching like an All-Star.
The arm problems and struggles that weighed him down in recent seasons appear to be behind him. Now, all he's doing is breezing...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Success in major league sports is a fragile thing.
Pirates fans know this to be true. They have two decades of abysmal play to reference.
It would be foolish for Pittsburgh management to meddle too much with the talent base now that success...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:06 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte had a career-high four hits and scored four times and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 12-8 on Wednesday night.
Neil Walker and Alex Presley homered for Pittsburgh. Jordy Mercer, Andrew...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:59 PM
In the sixth inning of work for the Pirates' bullpen Saturday evening, the unit finally cracked.
Vin Mazzaro allowed two runs in the 11th inning in a 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park.
Andre Ethier doubled, his third hit of the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:53 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — James McDonald was not rattled by his rough start.
McDonald labored in the first inning, then recovered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Monday.
"I got locked back in, kept my composure and...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Just met with Orioles manager Buck Showalter prior to tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Sarasota.
Here are some highlights:
Brian Roberts is back in the Orioles lineup Thursday after fouling a ball off his ankle in the sixth...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz, competing for the fifth starter’s spot, took a step backward Sunday, allowing five runs in four innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Matusz was staked an 8-0 lead in the first inning, but allowed two runs in...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The Orioles play in Bradenton again this afternoon against the Pittsburgh Pirates – that’s the 723rd game between the two teams this spring (I’m only slightly exaggerating).
Here’s the Orioles' lineup: Alexi Casilla 6, Lew Ford...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:07 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — It was ironic that Ivan DeJesus Jr. was the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting shortstop Tuesday when they routed Spain’s World Baseball Classic team 10-0.
DeJesus was very conflicted before deciding to drop off Puerto...