| May 2, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Ricky Martin poses with a fan at Lucky Strike Lanes in Chicago on April 18, 2011. (Photo courtesy of Paul Sullivan) What does a world famous pop star do for fun the first night he’s in Chicago? In the case of Ricky Martin, he went bowling. The ...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:22 PM
There were options had the Orioles wanted to skip Jeremy Guthrie's start or, at the very least, push it back a couple of days to make sure the right-hander had recovered from a back strain.
But Guthrie wanted the ball, and Orioles manager Buck...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:10 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates wore throwback uniforms on Tuesday night to honor the 40th anniversary of the club’s 1971 World Series title.
The new duds provided plenty of inspiration to Pittsburgh’s slumping offense.
| Jun 26, 2011
| 6:07 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is convinced his surprising team can compete on a championship level on a given day.
Just not Sunday.
The Pirates tied a season high with four errors and committed a couple of other unfortunate gaffes...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:05 PM
Ivan Rodriguez drove in the go-ahead run as a pinch-hitter in the eighth, and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Saturday night to earn a doubleheader split.
Rodriguez’s single to right scored Rick Ankiel to cap a two-run...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 5:14 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates fans aren’t used to watching relevant baseball in July. They’ve responded favorably to it.
Rookie Alex Presley had three of the Pirates’ 14 hits and Pittsburgh moved three games over .500 this late in the...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:04 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chase Headley’s grand slam highlighted San Diego’s first four-homer game of the season, and the Padres cruised past Pittsburgh 15-5 Friday night, handing the Pirates their eighth straight loss.
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:50 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have found a way to do something few other teams have done this season: Solve Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan.
Ramon Hernandez hit an RBI-single to tie the game with one out in the top of the ninth...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Brian Burres failed to make the Pittsburgh Pirates out of spring training, then struggled in the minors. He kept working, and was rewarded Friday.
Burres pitched into the sixth in his first start of the season and Alex Presley had two triples, leading...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Burres failed to make the Pittsburgh Pirates out of spring training, then struggled in the minors. He kept working, and was rewarded Friday.
Burres pitched into the sixth in his first start of the season and Alex Presley had...