| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:03 AM
They couldn't have waited a day?
The New York Mets traded outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, a move that actually makes a lot of sense. There was one big problem though: Tuesday night was Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night at Citi...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:19 PM
With Charlie Manuel seated to his left, Philadelphia General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. broke down in tears after announcing he fired his manager and replaced him with former Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg before the Phillies' game against the Dodgers...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:49 PM
MILWAUKEE — Pinch-hitter Travis Snider homered in the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night that clinched the Pirates' first non-losing record in 21 seasons.
Snider drove a 2-2 pitch from Jim...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Ryon Healy, a 6-foot-5 former Encino Crespi first baseman who became a standout at Oregon, was taken in the third round on Friday as the 100th pick overall in baseball's first-year player draft by the Oakland Athletics. He had 11......
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Third baseman Ryan McMahon of Santa Ana Mater Dei learned that all of his hard work has paid off, because the Colorado Rockies took him in the second round of Thursday's draft at No. 42. He batted .405 with 32......
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who was a budding superstar before his career was sidetracked by an elbow injury, made an amazing no-look, between-the-legs catch of a hard one-hop grounder on Friday.
Liriano, who was the American League'...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds became the first pitcher to match Nolan Ryan's no-hitter feat in Major League Baseball more than 35 years ago.
Bailey and Ryan, who are both from Texas, each were the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter one season and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Shadows covered most of the infield at Angel Stadium when Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole took his place on the mound and brought the heat back to a cooling Friday evening.
Pitching quickly and efficiently in only his third major league...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Once upon a time, not long ago, there was a really good major league baseball team just down the street from the Happiest Place on Earth. And it was happy too.
Its fans kept coming in big numbers. They wore red to games, played with beach balls in the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:03 PM
The Angels declined to update the status of left-handed starter Jason Vargas on Monday, but center fielder Peter Bourjos said in a text message he has been cleared to play once the swelling in his left thumb goes down.
Bourjos, the team's second-hottest...