| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:53 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Garrett Jones hit two three-run homers, A.J. Burnett became the first Pirates pitcher with 15 wins in 13 years, and Pittsburgh avoided a four-game sweep with a 10-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday.
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:13 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pedro Alvarez homered in the 19th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates won the longest game in the majors this season, outlasting the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Sunday.
It took 6 hours, 7 minutes to finish. Both teams scored a run...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez shielded his eyes from the sun and stuck out his glove.
The way things have been going for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first three weeks of the season, having the Colorado left fielder make a catch with his...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:52 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Sanchez pitched three strong innings and Garrett Jones and Ivan DeJesus Jr. each had two hits in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 3-2 exhibition victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.
Sanchez, the left-hander...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:07 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — It was ironic that Ivan DeJesus Jr. was the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting shortstop Tuesday when they routed Spain’s World Baseball Classic team 10-0.
DeJesus was very conflicted before deciding to drop off Puerto...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
John Cusack watches the Cubs-Milwaukee Brewers game at Wrigley Field on August 2, 2010. (Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune) John Cusack and a friend dined by the bar at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba in Lincoln Park on Friday. "Access Hollywood" correspondent Maria...
| May 2, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Ricky Martin poses with a fan at Lucky Strike Lanes in Chicago on April 18, 2011. (Photo courtesy of Paul Sullivan) What does a world famous pop star do for fun the first night he’s in Chicago? In the case of Ricky Martin, he went bowling. 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 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...