| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Former UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has been nothing short of electrifying for the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team that selected him with the first overall draft pick in 2011.
In the last couple of weeks, Cole has won all of his first three major league...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:21 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Clint Hurdle is going to get a chance to finish a turnaround he's started with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press the Pirates are planning to extend the third-year...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:50 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Cain allowed two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 on Thursday night.
A year to the day after throwing a perfect game against Houston, Cain (5-3) was nearly flawless...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Brown County Speedway, 7:30 p.m
Aberdeen Circus Sports Bar vs. Redfield Pheasants, Fossum Field, 7 p.m.
Aberdeen Smittys at Fargo Tournament, day one of three
Aberdeen 15-16 JV Legion...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:59 PM
In the sixth inning of work for the Pirates' bullpen Saturday evening, the unit finally cracked.
Vin Mazzaro allowed two runs in the 11th inning in a 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park.
Andre Ethier doubled, his third hit of the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Liriano pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 Friday for their major league-leading 10th shutout, matching Pittsburgh's total for all of last season.
Liriano (4-2) walked...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:41 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole sat on a stool in the cramped locker room at the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league complex in Bradenton, Fla., in late February and thought for a moment.
What, exactly, does the burly right-hander love so much about...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:07 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pedro Alvarez's two-run double sparked a seventh-inning rally and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Travis Snider added an RBI double and Jordy Mercer laid down a perfect suicide squeeze...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:59 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle predicted that it wouldn't matter how well the Pirates swung the bat if Mariners ace Felix Hernandez did his thing.
For about four batters on Wednesday, Hurdle looked like he might be wrong....
| May 3, 2013
| 7:03 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett allowed one run and struck out nine in seven shutout innings, and call-up Jordy Mercer hit a tiebreaker home run to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
| May 3, 2013
| 8:47 PM
A.J. Burnett doesn’t lead the major leagues in strikeouts. He just wants to and is awful close.
“I’m trying to keep up with Yu Darvish, but he’s pretty filthy,” the Pittsburgh Pirates’ ace said of the Texas Rangers&...