| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:07 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves in an unfamiliar position Sunday, needing to bounce back after All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan blew a save.
Hanrahan gave up Chris Johnson's tying double in the eighth inning for his first...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:31 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Charlie Morton pitched five shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved into first place in the crowded NL Central with a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
Pittsburgh kicked off an important two-week stretch...
| 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...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:20 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Just call Kevin Correia the road warrior.
Correia pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday.
Correia (7-4) limited Chicago to four singles and a pair...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:05 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks aren’t used to losing like this.
After all, they’re contending for first place a year after a 97-loss season and they’ve been the hottest team in the majors over the past four weeks....
| Jun 13, 2011
| 9:13 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Maholm pitched seven shutout innings, Brandon Wood homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday night to split their four-game series.
Maholm (3-7) lowered his ERA to 3.12, allowing only three...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:27 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeff Karstens’ left knee bothered him throughout the game, and it didn’t matter one bit. He was just that good.
Karstens pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and five relievers finished the four-hitter,...
| Jun 19, 2011
Forget Paul Maholm's 3-7 record. He has compiled a 3.12 earned-run average over 89 innings, holding opponents to 70 hits.
With limited options expected to become available on the trade market next month, Maholm is having the kind of season that could...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:39 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five innings into his major league career, Blake Davis wasn’t nervous. He even felt rather calm at the plate and while manning second base.
On what was supposed to be a memorable day, a sharply hit two-hopper came his way...
| Jun 26, 2011
Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star.
For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
| 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...