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Jun 30, 21 hours ago

Pirates pregame 6/30: Cole compares to Verlander; Hurdle flashes back

Pirates pregame 6/30: Cole compares to Verlander; Hurdle flashes back

The Pittsburgh Pirates make a return to Interleague play and will face the Detroit Tigers for three games on the road. The Tigers won two of three games that were played at PNC Park. Gerrit Cole will start for the …

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Jun 28, 3 days ago

Pirates need to beat division foes to get over hump

Pirates need to beat division foes to get over hump

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jared Hughes knows wins never come easy against fellow National League Central teams, and so far the Pirates have had a hard time getting those wins.
The Pirates have been a woeful 14-20 against fellow National League Central …

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Jun 28, 3 days ago

Braves hold off Pirates’ rallies to prevent sweep.

Braves hold off Pirates’ rallies to prevent sweep.

After being shut down all day by Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Alex Wood [5-5], the Pirates finally got on board with a two-out ninth inning double by Jordy Mercer that scored Francisco Cervelli, but former Pirates closer Jason Grilli struck …

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Jun 28, 3 days ago

Pirates GM discusses roster moves; team health

Pirates GM discusses roster moves; team health

Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington always meets with the media on Sunday home games to delve into a series of topics. Not surprisingly, the two roster moves fresh in the mind were the central topics of today’s session.
Huntington broke …

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Jun 28, 3 days ago

Pirates pregame 6/28: Tabata, Volstad designated for assignment

Pirates pregame 6/28: Tabata, Volstad designated for assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates will go for another sweep this afternoon as it concludes a three game series with the Atlanta Braves. Friday the Pirates won 3-2 in 10 innings and Saturday it was an 8-4 victory. It …

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Jun 27, 4 days ago

Pirates first inning too much for Braves

Pirates first inning too much for Braves

After losing centerfielder Andrew McCutchen with one out in the first inning, the Pittsburgh Pirates responded with a five-run first offensive outburst in the bottom of the first en route to an 8-4 victory.
“I think it was a real …

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