| Jun 14, 2015
| 4:52 PM
The roar began the moment Sean Rodriguez recorded the last out of the ninth inning and only grew louder as A.J. Burnett slowed walked toward the Pittsburgh Pirates dugout.
This is why the 38-year-old pitcher left money on the table in Philadelphia last...
| Jun 14, 2015
| 9:41 PM
PITTSBURGH — Cole Hamels credits A.J. Burnett for reconnecting him with how to throw a proper curveball.
The Philadelphia Phillies ace spent seven innings showing it off for his former teammate on Sunday afternoon. It just wasn't enough to end...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. ST. LOUIS: Best record but the best fans in baseball? Judging by All-Star voting, same state, but look west. (1)
2. DODGERS: A Clayton Kershaw advisory is in effect for...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 8:26 AM
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
ON THE CLOCK
The Arizona Diamondbacks have the first pick in the amateur draft, which begins at 7 p.m. EDT from MLB Network studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. It's the 50th anniversary of...
| May 26, 2015
| 9:28 PM
Jeff Locke doesn't have the same electric stuff as the other four guys in Pittsburgh's rotation.
The left-hander has to find different ways to put up zeros. When his curveball obeys the way it did in Tuesday night's 5-1 win over the Marlins, Locke...
| May 24, 2015
| 5:39 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Terry Collins had seen enough. After watching the Mets strike out 14 more times in their fifth loss in six games, the manager addressed his team behind closed doors.
There was plenty to talk about.
Jonathon Niese was knocked...
| May 23, 2015
| 3:05 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett threw seven effective innings to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed New York Mets ace Matt Harvey the worst loss of his career in an 8-2 victory Saturday.
The anticipated showdown between...
| May 21, 2015
| 4:36 PM
The NBA draft is June 25 in Brooklyn, N.Y. There are two rounds, 60 picks, starting at 7 p.m. You'll be up late if you want to find out about Ryan Boatright of UConn. Some mock drafts have him in the 57-60 range; some don't have him being drafted. ......
| May 17, 2015
| 4:43 PM
The Cubs saw their six-game winning streak come to an end Sunday at Wrigley Field. A.J. Burnett shut them out over seven innings, allowing just three hits and striking out seven as the Pirates won 3-0.
At the plate
The Cubs stranded nine...
| May 17, 2015
| 6:31 PM
Winning two out of three isn't enough for these Cubs.
But that is what they had to settle for with veteran Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett dealing in Sunday's series finale at Wrigley Field. The Pirates blanked the Cubs 3-0 to snap their six-game...
| May 14, 2015
| 3:15 PM
All games on WBBM-AM 780.
Season series: Cubs 4-3 in 2015.
Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN.
LH Jeff Locke (2-2, 4.71) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 4.65).
Saturday: 3:05 p.m., ABC-7.
RH Gerrit Cole (5-1, 2.32) vs. LH Jon Lester (3-2, 4.10).