| 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...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball managers. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Down goes (Bob) Geren! Who will follow him......
| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Bruce Bochy has already picked the Phillies as his World Series favorite, and that's coming from the manager who knows something about Philadelphia's aces.
The Colorado Rockies consider themselves a legitimate title contender, too, even if they have...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:34 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — For one night, Charlie Morton looked like his old self.
That wasn’t necessarily a good thing for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Morton, one of the pleasant surprises this year for the pleasantly surprising Pirates, reverted to his...
| 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 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 24, 2011
| 9:14 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Ortiz walked to the plate representing the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the thousands of Boston Red Sox fans who crammed PNC Park on Friday night waited for Big Papi to send the ball over the right-field wall and...
| 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 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t need their All-Star on Sunday. The closer is superfluous when it’s an eight-run game.
Instead, a pair of maybe-could-have-beens again made the case that, perhaps, these Pirates are deserving of more attention...
| 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...
| 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 8, 2011
| 8:48 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike McKenry’s first major league home run, a three-run shot in the eighth inning, lifted Pittsburgh to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night and assured the Pirates of a winning record at the All-Star break for...