| 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...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:47 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Even though it was just a spring training outing, Vance Worley pitched as if it were Game 7 of the World Series.
Worley struck out eight in four perfect innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-...
| 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.
| Aug 14, 2011
| 5:20 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle insists Miller Park in Milwaukee isn’t haunted.
But the stadium has been the Pirates’ own house of horrors the last several seasons and Pittsburgh found a new way to lose Sunday....
| Aug 21, 2011
| 3:50 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have found a way to do something few other teams have done this season: Solve Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan.
Ramon Hernandez hit an RBI-single to tie the game with one out in the top of the ninth...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:54 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Lohse received a well-deserved, ice-water shower from his St. Louis teammates after picking up his 100th career win Sunday.
Lohse (12-8) gave up four runs — two earned — in the Cardinals’ 7-4 victory over the...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:16 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle thought Dana Eveland pitched well Thursday. He also thought his team helped the journeyman left-hander.
Alex Presley hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, but the Pittsburgh Pirates’ rally fizzled in a 6-4...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Burres failed to make the Pittsburgh Pirates out of spring training, then struggled in the minors. He kept working, and was rewarded Friday.
Burres pitched into the sixth in his first start of the season and Alex Presley had...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 3:45 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maybe all James McDonald needed to pitch deep into a game was a little urging from Mother Nature.
Working quickly in a steady rain, McDonald pitched into the eighth inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 win over the...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:58 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates spent most of 2011 flirting with a long-awaited breakthrough.
The home finale was no different.
The Pirates put the tying run on second with one out in the ninth but couldn’t get the hit they needed...
| May 15, 2011
| 3:18 PM
MILWAUKEE - Kevin Correia’s road dominance ended quickly.
Correia, perfect in five road starts this season, surrendered four runs in the first 12 pitches and six overall in a 9-6 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
“I’ve had a...
| May 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Rick Porcello tossed eight scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta ripped a solo home run, as the Detroit Tigers salvaged the final game of a three-game interleague series with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Porcello (4-2) surrendered just one...