| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
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MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates SAN FRANCISCO -- Nothing against Tim Hudson, but the Pirates are looking forward to facing the San Francisco Giants veteran Tuesday.
He is right-handed, after all.
The Pirates faced their eighth...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Pirates broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning against Brandon League, who hadn't given up an earned run in his last 16 appearances. League gave up the go-ahead run on a single by Josh Harrison, who advanced to second base on Andre Ethier's...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:22 PM
Brandon League had turned it around. All the way around. Some might not have noticed, intent as they are to boo the very mention of his name, but League had not given up an earned run in 16 consecutive games.
It was a streak that had to come to an end...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Sometimes experiments can come back to haunt. You could ask Dr. Frankenstein about his monster, or maybe Donald Sterling about his Anderson Cooper interview.
The Dodgers did their share of experimenting last season, attempting to give pitchers discarded...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Pirates had the bases loaded with two out in the first inning, and Pedro Alvarez hit a ground ball to shortstop — or, at least, to where the shortstop usually plays. However, with the Dodgers' infield shifted to play the left-handed-...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:32 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates lead 4-2.
Monday: 6:05 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59) vs. RH Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31).
Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., CSN.
LH Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04) vs. LH Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54)....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Dom Brown has had about enough of this sitting around stuff. “I don’t want to look like I gave up on anybody,” said Brown, sidelined for the better part of the last three weeks. “I know guys don’t look at......
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
PITTSBURGH — Michael Wacha says the biggest game he had pitched before joining the St. Louis Cardinals was two years ago when he held Florida State to three hits, sending Texas A&M to the College World Series.
“It was an elimination game,&...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:57 PM
ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans.
Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:25 PM
PITTSBURGH — A.J. Burnett calls Pittsburgh Pirates teammate Andrew McCutchen the most humble superstar with whom he has played.
"Just as loose as can be all the time," Burnett said. "He wears his pride on his sleeve when he plays."
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...