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Aug 4, 9 hours ago

Herbie wins: Pirates bullpen catcher still has passion for the game

Herbie wins: Pirates bullpen catcher still has passion for the game

Jared Hughes and Rob Scahill spent a few minutes on a Sunday morning discussing their bullpen catcher Heberto “Herbie” Andrade and what he meant to the team.
Immediately, the two together said the same two words, “Herbie wins.”
Andrade’s competitiveness has allowed …

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Aug 3, 22 hours ago

Kang named NL Rookie of the Month

Kang named NL Rookie of the Month

Prior to Monday’s Pittsburgh Pirates game it was revealed that Jung Ho Kang was named National League Rookie of the Month.
Kang batted .379 in July with an OPS of 1.064. He batted .379 with 33 hits and a .443 on-base …

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Aug 3, 22 hours ago

Pirates pregame 8/3: Pirates return home; face Cubs in game with wild card implications

Pirates pregame 8/3: Pirates return home; face Cubs in game with wild card implications

Following a four-game split against the Cincinnati Reds, the Pittsburgh Pirates return home for six games first with a National League Central series against the Chicago Cubs.
The Cubs come in tied for second place with the San Francisco Giants in …

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Aug 3, 1 day ago

Burnett season, career not over

Burnett season, career not over

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett will not see his career cut short by injury. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports has reported that the right-handed pitcher has a strained flexor tendon and his UCL is intact.
“Anytime you’re not on the field …

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Aug 2, 2 days ago

Pirates earn split; Morton wins for first time since June

Pirates earn split; Morton wins for first time since June

Charlie Morton had not won a start since June 27 and a road contest since June 5. Both of those changed as the Pittsburgh Pirates won 3-0 against the Cincinnati Reds.
The Pirates victory means that both teams split the four-game …

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Aug 1, 3 days ago

Pirates defense falters; can not complete late comeback in loss

Pirates defense falters; can not complete late comeback in loss

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole was looking for his first career win against the Cincinnati Reds. Cole left the game still looking for his first victory against the Reds.
The Pirates fell 4-3 to the Reds Saturday evening.
Cole [14-5] has defeated …

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