| Sep 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — What started as a season of promise for the Pittsburgh Pirates is nearing a familiar end.
The Pirates ensured they would finish with a record 20th straight losing season Sunday when they blew a ninth-inning lead in a 4-3 defeat...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Soccer-UEFA Champions League, Semifinals, Barcelona at Real Madrid, 1:30 p.m. (FX)
Cycling-Tour de Romandie, Stage 1, same-day tape, 3 p.m. (VERSUS)
Major League Baseball-Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 6 p.m. (ESPN);...
| 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 25, 2011
| 8:01 PM
Baseball may be the only major sport where getting drafted simply means you have years to go until making it to the show. The grind of minor league baseball often sends players with big dreams packing. The skill levels continue to jump and everyone has to...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Stairs drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth Friday night to give Washington a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Davey Johnson home debut that looked much like any other game at Nationals Park this...
| 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 6, 2011
| 9:45 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The struggles the Houston Astros were facing finally reached the point where they needed a 75-minute team meeting to air things out.
The frustrations built up over a five-game losing streak and losses in 10 of their past 11? All...
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 6:32 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Infielder Brandon Wood was asked if the Pittsburgh Pirates could glean anything positive from their just-completed homestand, one that goes into the books as the worst in 125 years of franchise history.