RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

John Axford

A collection of news and information related to John Axford published by this site and its partners.

Top John Axford Articles

Displaying items 25-36
  • Volquez providing Pirates with solid pitching

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Edinson Volquez is pitching for a Pittsburgh Pirates team sniffing their second straight year of postseason baseball. But that doesn't mean he's nothing but smiles...
  • Martin doing it all for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Catcher Russell Martin continues to make big contributions to the Pirates in ways both visible and behind the scenes. At the plate, his power is down but his batting...
  • Pirates RHP Holdzkom impresses after long journey to majors

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- If Pittsburgh's John Holdzkom took a little extra time behind the mound before throwing his first big league pitch against St. Louis, he had good reason. Few players...
  • Cardinals beat Pirates 6-4, take two-game lead

    Adam Wainwright allowed three home runs, something he hadn't done in four years. But he also drove in three runs Tuesday night as the Cardinals held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 at Busch Stadium to increase their lead in the National League Central...
  • Cardinals extend division lead with win over Pirates

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Cardinals extend division lead with win over Pirates ST. LOUIS -- The last time Adam Wainwright gave up three homers in a game was four years ago. So was the last time he knocked in three runs in a...
  • Cole, Pirates squander opportunity against Cards

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- Gerrit Cole has enjoyed success in his brief major league career against the St. Louis Cardinals, but the Pittsburgh Pirates starter took the mound Monday without his...
  • Cardinals win, take over sole possession of first

    The Sports Xchange By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange Cardinals win, take over sole possession of first ST. LOUIS -- It took a lot longer than most people figured it would, but last year's National League champion has finally taken sole possession of...
  • Pirates stand pat as another deadline passes

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Last season, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington made one of the largest splashes on the market with the pick-ups of Marlon Byrd and Justin Morneau....
  • Pirates RF Snider sits out with ailing hamstring

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Travis Snider hates to sit out with the Pirates in the middle of the pennant race. However, the right fielder also wants to be healthy down the homestretch. Thus,...
  • McCutchen, Alvarez leave game with injuries

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The Pirates lost two of their key players in consecutive innings Tuesday night. Center fielder Andrew McCutchen left the 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals after...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Jose Abreu getting little to hit in second half; only two home runs in first 91 at-bats after the All-Star break. Indians: Breakdown mountain: Knee surgery possible for Nick Swisher; David Murphy is out...
  • Pirates demote Polanco to minors temporarily

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Gregory Polanco came to the major leagues with plenty of fanfare June 10 when he was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis. Just 2 1/2 months later, he is back in the...