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Sep 19, 21 hours ago

Pirates Gameday 9/19: Hurdle discusses the magnitude of the Brewers series

Pirates Gameday 9/19: Hurdle discusses the magnitude of the Brewers series

Good afternoon from PNC Park where the Pirates (82-70) look to extend their Wild Card lead against the Brewers (79-74). Jeff Locke (7-5, 3.66 ERA) will start things off for the Bucs against Yovani Gallardo (8-10, 3.59 ERA).
Injury Update
Charlie Morton experienced …

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Sep 19, 21 hours ago

Vance Worley to start on Sunday vs. Brewers

Vance Worley to start on Sunday vs. Brewers

Pirates starter Charlie Morton felt “increased discomfort” due to a sports hernia after his last start and during a bullpen session on Thursday. Vance Worley will start in his place.
“My discomfort got noticeably worse during the last batter that I …

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Sep 18, 2 days ago

Pirates use some luck and solid pitching to beat Red Sox

Pirates use some luck and solid pitching to beat Red Sox

The Pirates have had their share of bad breaks over the course of the 2014 season and on Thursday night they finally had one fall their way as they held on to defeat the Red Sox 3-2.
With the Pirates (82-70) …

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Sep 18, 2 days ago

Pirates Gameday 9/18: Hurdle discusses the importance of shuffling the lineup

Pirates Gameday 9/18: Hurdle discusses the importance of shuffling the lineup

Good afternoon from PNC Park where the Pirates (81-70) look to complete the three-game sweep of the Red Sox (66-86). Gerrit Cole (9-5, 3.92 ERA) will take the mound and oppose Brandon Workman (1-9, 5.27 ERA).
Playoff Update
– The Cardinals defeated the …

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Sep 17, 3 days ago

Pirates continue hot hitting in 9-1 rout of Red Sox

Pirates continue hot hitting in 9-1 rout of Red Sox

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said in his pregame press conference a couple of days ago that it’s the teams that get hot at the right time that are the ones that have success in October. Well, the Pirates might be …

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Sep 17, 3 days ago

Pirates Gameday 9/17: Pirates make move on Cardinals, Hurdle discusses a healthy Liriano

Pirates Gameday 9/17: Pirates make move on Cardinals, Hurdle discusses a healthy Liriano

Good afternoon from PNC Park where the Pirates (80-70) look to clinch their second straight non-losing season against the Red Sox (66-85). Francisco Liriano (5-10, 3.53 ERA) will oppose Clay Buchholz (8-8, 5.19 ERA).
Playoff Update
– The Pirates are now 2 1/2 …

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