| 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...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:39 PM
What a summer.
You couldn’t believe your eyes: For a few magical months the city of Pittsburgh had a major league baseball team. Nothing phenomenal- a few games above .500, average at best - but what a difference it made. The bandwagon was...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 9:28 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen led off the 12th with a home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates reached .500 with a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
McCutchen took a 3-2 pitch from Zach Kroenke (0-1) high and just inside the...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — For one of the rare times this season, Charlie Morton wasn’t at his best.
Rookie Dillon Gee remained undefeated, Jose Reyes homered among his three hits and the New York Mets won for the fifth time in six games, 8-1 over...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 9:13 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Maholm pitched seven shutout innings, Brandon Wood homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Monday night to split their four-game series.
Maholm (3-7) lowered his ERA to 3.12, allowing only three...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:53 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Paul was running. No matter what.
The Pittsburgh Pirate reserve watched the ball of the bat of teammate Chase d’Arnaud slice into the outfield with one out in the 10th inning against the St. Louis Cardinals on...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:07 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have spent most of the last two decades grooming talented young players only to trade them away before they became too expensive to re-sign.
They weren't going to make the same mistake with All-Star...