| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:05 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett pitched six shutout innings to win his seventh consecutive start and the Pittsburgh Pirates won for the fifth time in six games, 4-1 over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Burnett (8-2) allowed two hits and three...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Blanton threw seven effective innings, Jimmy Rollins homered for the fourth time in five games and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Monday night.
Blanton (7-6) allowed three runs — two...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:26 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Garrett Jones and Neil Walker hit back-to-back homers off the right-field foul pole to ignite Pittsburgh’s offense and the Pirates beat the Houston Astros 11-2 on Monday night.
James McDonald pitched seven effective...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:18 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle isn't much for milestones. Still, the veteran manager knows there's something significant about being 10 games over .500 in July, and his Pittsburgh Pirates are there after a 2-0 win over Houston on Thursday night.
| Jan 17, 2011
| 5:11 PM
The New York Mets have signed outfielder Willie Harris to a minor league contract. Harris hit 30 home runs over the last three seasons and has been invited to major league Spring Training.
The 32-year old hit 10 home runs, six doubles, two triples,...
| 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 28, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Mitch Moreland, Mike Napoli and Endy Chavez hit consecutive homers to match a club record and back Matt Harrison's five-hit shutout pitching over six innings as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Saturday night.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:33 PM
Drew Storen has had an excellent first full season in the major leagues, pitching very effectively as the closer for the Washington Nationals. In the first game of a doubleheader against Los Angeles on Thursday, his outing was quite forgettable.
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The notion of Stephen Strasburg coming back better than before? Seemed almost too good to be true for a Washington Nationals franchise so accustomed to misfortune.
Rest assured, Strasburg looks as good as his word.
In his first major league start...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 5:38 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) relief pitcher, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: It's hard to predict where Bell will be from one day to the next.
The former Falcon was recalled...