| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:45 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Boston's Jon Lackey retired the Pittsburgh Pirates on eight pitches in the first inning. Then he labored through a 35-pitch second inning.
"After the first inning being so quick, I definitely needed to throw a few...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:00 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano reported to spring training camp Monday, but it will be at least another month before he throws his first pitch.
Liriano, who throws with his left hand, will spend the next...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:11 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Clint Hurdle no longer digs his cleats in the dirt. That's a thrill he believes should be reserved for players. Besides, the Pittsburgh Pirates manager has too much on his mind these days to fool around in the batter's box...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Ugh, it’s come to this. The Dodgers, rich with starting pitching when the season began, are now so decimated they’re fishing in the baseball scrap heap.
Brace yourself: The Dodgers have signed Jonathan Sanchez. ...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:59 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle predicted that it wouldn't matter how well the Pirates swung the bat if Mariners ace Felix Hernandez did his thing.
For about four batters on Wednesday, Hurdle looked like he might be wrong....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Golf--Champions Tour, Legends of Golf, Noon (CBS); PGA Tour, Zurich Classic, 2 p.m. (CBS)
NBA Basketball--Playoffs, New York Knicks at Boston Celtics, Noon (ABC); Miami Heat at Milwaukee Bucks, 2:30 p.m. (ABC); San Antonio Spurs...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Northern State at Mary, 1 p.m. doubleheader
Major League Baseball—Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers, Noon (FXSP); Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:12 PM
PHOENIX (AP) — Since his days at Notre Dame ended and he turned pro, A.J. Pollock had rarely hit a home run and never two in a game.
He was a slugger on Wednesday, though, knocking two over the left-field wall off Jonathan Sanchez to...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:16 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Jay and Matt Holliday each had two hits and two RBIs as the St. Louis Cardinals jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 10-6 victory Monday night.
Allen Craig doubled and drove in three runs for the Cardinals, who...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers.
When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams.
The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...