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Sep 4, 23 hours ago

Pirates division title hopes waning after sweep by Brewers

Pirates division title hopes waning after sweep by Brewers

The Pittsburgh Pirates were swept for the sixth time this season after losing 5-3 Thursday night to the Milwaukee Brewers. This is the second second-half sweep for the Brewers against the Pirates.
This is the first time since June 20, that …

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Sep 3, 2 days ago

Andrew McCutchen named Player of the Month

Andrew McCutchen named Player of the Month

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen added another honor on Thursday, perhaps strengthening a case at a second possible MVP award.
McCutchen was named the National League’s Player of the Month for August, after batting .348/.470/.609 with five home runs, 19 RBI and …

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Sep 3, 2 days ago

AM Joe: Football is back!

AM Joe: Football is back!

Good morning, Pittsburgh. Here’s your day in sports for Thursday, September 3, 2015.
What’s on tap for today:
The Pirates (79-52) will l0ok to avoid their second consecutive sweep this season at the hands of the Milwaukee Brewers (57-75) at Miller …

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Sep 3, 2 days ago

Locke, Pirates continue struggles versus NL Central

Locke, Pirates continue struggles versus NL Central

Coming into Wednesday night’s start against the Milwaukee Brewers, Jeff Locke had made two quality starts since June 17. After departing the start, Locke still had two quality starts since June 17 as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost 9-4 to the …

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Sep 2, 3 days ago

Pirates recall Florimon, move Guerra to 60-day DL

Pirates recall Florimon, move Guerra to 60-day DL

One day after added six players to their Major League roster, the Pirates have added one more, selecting the contract of shortstop Pedro Florimon from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Florimon, 28, had a .105 batting average in 15 games with the Pirates earlier …

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Sep 2, 3 days ago

Pirates have odd history in Miller Park

Pirates have odd history in Miller Park

“Oh, that’s not fair!”
That is what a friend of mine who is a Chicago Cubs fan said Monday when he found out the Pittsburgh Pirates were about to start a series in Milwaukee.
Little did he realize he should have rejoiced …

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